ACE Behavior Change in Practice: Hands-on Skills for Health Coaches and Exercise Professionals Workshop

About the Course
Course Description: 

Producing long-term behavioral change by empowering clients to adopt and maintain new behaviors extends beyond simply educating individuals on what they should and should not do. Learn how to develop and utilize effective communication strategies to establish a positive and productive client-coach relationship rooted in empathy. This 5-hour workshop, (previously named Applying Behavior Change Techniques), outlines best practices in behavior-change science and explores how to practically apply cutting-edge coaching interventions that translate into meaningful lifestyle changes and improved health outcomes.

Learning Outcomes: 

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Apply effective communication skills, including active listening and powerful questioning
2. Assess a client’s readiness for change and design a behavioral intervention accordingly
3. Implement various coaching techniques and behavior-change strategies, including motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral coaching, to facilitate lasting behavior change

Course Delivery
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Course Check
Assessment Details: 

While there is no written assessment for this course, the instructor actively participates in observing, evaluating, and giving real-time feedback to attendees during class participation exercises and role play scenarios.