Course Description

Health Coaching Skills I offers an overview of health coaching and its relevance in today’s healthcare infrastructure. Content, discussion, and application include key theoretical models, coaching processes, and practitioner methods used to accomplish effective health behavior change. Additional topics include self-awareness and self-reflection as learners. Class activities include small group discussion and triad coaching circles skills practice.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Explain why health coaching is relevant in today’s healthcare infrastructure
  • Develop a personalized definition of health coaching
  • Differentiate between health coaching and counseling or other medical care approaches
  • Evaluate successful elements in promoting health behavior change
  • Examine models used in understanding and successfully promoting health behavior change
  • Demonstrate health coaching skills in triad coaching circles
  • Develop and conduct health coaching contracting sessions with a client
  • Describe and demonstrate client discovery sessions


Enrollment in this course is restricted. Students must submit an application and be accepted into the Certificate in Health & Wellness Coaching in order to register.

Current Georgetown students must create an application using their Georgetown NetID and password. New students will be prompted to create an account.

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8:30AM to 4:30PM
Oct 10, 2024 to Oct 11, 2024
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Tuition non-credit $1,190.00
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