Coaching for Chronic Conditions

Course Code: WELL 5507

Academic Year: 2020-2021

Wellness Coaches play an important role in helping clients with chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, cancer, neural disorders, and osteoporosis, just to name a few. A coach can optimize health and improve quality of life for individuals affected by these chronic conditions through meaningful behaviour changes. In this course, students investigate the physical, psychological and social challenges and opportunities for clients living with chronic conditions and explore ways to access motivation and to influence mindset. They learn to plan for continuity of care alongside life-changing strategies to improve clients' overall wellbeing.