Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-546-112 059564 Wellness Coaching Psychology
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-546-112 WELLNESS COACHING PSYCHOLOGY ...develops an understanding of various psychological factors in the causes and treatment of chronic disease. Emphasis will be placed on factors leading to poor health choices and resistance to lifestyle change. (Prerequisite: Accepted in the Wellness & Health Promotion program)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Examine the foundations of health/wellness psychology.
  2. Incorporate concept of coaching into health/wellness psychology.
  3. Develop a broad-based knowledge of healthful patterns of living.
  4. Synthesize motivation and change.
  5. Identify individual, familial and social patterns of living.
  6. Analyze the functions of stress and health.
  7. Summarize chronic and life-threatening illnesses.
  8. Evaluate the relationship between mental health and healthful living choices.
  9. Summarize treatments utilized in health psychology.
  10. Evaluate resiliency, rebound from setbacks, and happiness.