Free CE/CPE Program

Wellness Coaching Skills to Enhance Your Client Follow-Up

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Nursing and Dietetic Professionals can claim 1.0 CE/CPEU for completing this activity.

“What if we stopped throwing rules and tools at people and instead taught them how to change their thinking so they could live a healthy lifestyle?” - Michael Scholtz, MA


In this program, experienced wellness coaches Michael Scholtz, MA, and Greg Hottinger, MPH, RD, and moderator Julie Schwartz MS, RD, share how to effectively use a coaching approach when reviewing goals with clients.

With a focus on creating a more effective and efficient flow for your goal review process, the program will explore how health professionals can use specific coaching tools, such as appreciative inquiry and motivational interviewing, to tap into the power of positivity, and a strengths-based approach to change and foster positive energy, trust, and rapport with clients.

Learning Objectives

After this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Implement a client follow-up session in a way that fosters positive energy, trust, and rapport.

  • Implement the goal review process using a strengths-based approach and empathy reflections to create a positive frame for the rest of the conversation.

  • Support the client in focusing on possibilities instead of solutions by discovering personal strengths, championing successes, and staying judgment-free when encountering challenges.

  • Support and empower the client to choose appropriate next steps. 

Speaker(s)

Faculty Information and Disclosures

Michael Scholtz

Michael Scholtz, MA
Exercise Physiologist 
Co-author of Coach Yourself Thin 
Co-owner, NOVO Wellness

Michael Scholtz MA, is co-owner of NOVO Wellness and is a faculty member with Wellcoaches Inc. He is a fitness expert and wellness coach for The Biggest Loser website, the co-author of Coach Yourself Thin (Rodale, 2012) and he co-authored the article “3 Ways to Help Your Overweight Clients Get on Track” (IDEA Fitness Journal, May 2012) and teaches Becoming Bendy, a 37 day program on Mindful Eating & Moving. Michael has over 22 years of experience in the treatment of overweight and obesity, including 10 years at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center. He continues to focus on helping people achieve sustainable and healthy weight loss. He is a Certified Wellcoach, an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and an NSCA Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

Mr. Scholtz has no financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity.


Greg Hottinger

Greg Hottinger, MPH, RD
Co-author of Coach Yourself Thin 
Co-owner, NOVO Wellness

Greg Hottinger, MPH, RD, is co-owner of NOVO Wellness and is a faculty member with Wellcoaches Inc. He is a nutritionist and wellness coach for The Biggest Loser website, author of the Best Natural Foods on the Market Today, and co-author of Coach Yourself Thin (Rodale, 2012). He co-authored the article “3 Ways to Help Your Overweight Clients Get on Track” (IDEA Fitness Journal, May 2012) and teaches Becoming Bendy, a 37 day program on Mindful Eating & Moving. Greg began his career 15 years ago at the Duke Diet & Fitness Center and continues to remain focused on helping his clients achieve long-term weight loss and living a healthier lifestyle. Greg is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

Mr. Hottinger has no financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity.


Julie Schwartz, MS, RD

Julie Schwartz MS, RD, CSSD, LD, ACSM-HFS (Moderator)
Owner, Nutri-Well Coaching
Chair, Weight Management DPG
(A Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)

Julie Schwartz MS, RD, CSSD, LD, ACSM-HFS, is owner of Nutri-Well Coaching. She has over twenty years of experience working with individuals, groups, and corporations in wellness initiatives, weight management, nutrition, behavior modification, and personal training. Julie combines her training as a wellness coach with her expertise in nutrition and fitness to offer a fresh language and approach to weight management emphasizing client driven, systematic, doable steps which builds confidence and sustainability.

Ms. Schwartz has no financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity.  

Accreditations

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
This activity has been planned and implemented by Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group (WM DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Creative Educational Concepts, Inc. (CEC), and the Coca-Cola Company Beverage Institute for Health & Wellness for the advancement of patient care.The Coca-Cola Company Beverage Institute For Health & Wellness is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-provider number BF001. The Beverage Institute provides 1.0 CPEU credit hour for this activity.

 

ANCC (Nurses)
This activity has been planned and implemented by Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group (WM DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Creative Educational Concepts, Inc. (CEC), and the Coca-Cola Company Beverage Institute for Health & Wellness for the advancement of patient care. CEC is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. CEC provides 1.0 contact hour for this activity.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

The planners and managers of this activity have no conflictual relationships to report related to the content of this CE activity.

Supporting Organization:
This activity is supported by the Coca-Cola Company Beverage Institute For Health & Wellness.