Get the support you need to prepare, study and pass the National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach exam. Connect with other coaches and our experienced instructors, receive a bevy of great tools,
and enter your exam with greater confidence and ease.
Flashcards, NBC-HWC Exam Prep Quick Links PDF File, Exam Checklists, Suggested Reading List, Note-Taking Template, and more!
Every 2 weeks, your instructors will host a LIVE Q&A Session. Times will vary depending on availability of the group. This is your chance to ask your questions and get the answers you need.
Practice coaching presence and coaching structures with master coach Billie Frances, NBC-HWC. As one of four highlighted coaches in the webinar, you'll receive Billie's support and feedback on your coaching skills.
1. Coaching Structure
1.1. Coach preparation prior to session
1.2. First session or before
1.3. Early (typically in the first, second or other early session)
1.4. Routine Follow-Up Sessions
1.5. Coaching Program Termination
Week 2: LIVE Questions & Answers Call
2.1. Client-centered relationship
2.2. Trust & rapport
2.3. Active listening and presence
2.4. Client emotions and energy
Week 4: LIVE Questions & Answers Call
2.6. Expand the conversation
2.7. Focus and refocus the conversation
2.8. Assist client to evaluate and integrate health information
Week 6: LIVE Questions & Answers Call
2.9. Goals and implementing action
2.10. Client awareness, perspective shifts and insights.
2.11. Client’s freedom of choice, autonomy, and intrinsic motivation
2.12. Client self-efficacy
Week 8: LIVE Questions & Answers Call
2.13. Improve support.
2.14. Client active experimentation and self-discovery
Week 9 - Finish "Coaching Process" before moving on to Health & Wellness
2.15. Increase positive psychological resources
Health & Wellness
3.1. Health, health promotion and disease prevention, applying a whole person perspective
Health & Wellness Webinar
Week 10: Live Questions & Answers Call
3.2. Chronic Disease
3.2.1 Diabetes webinar
3.2.3 Obesity, BMI, & Waist Circumference webinar
3.2.4 Cardiovascular Disease & Stroke webinar
3.2.5 Metabolic Syndrome, Arthritis, and Inflammation webinar
3.2.6 Lipid Abnormalities and Lipid Panels webinar
3.3. Health behaviors, social and behavioral risk factors
3.3.1 & 3.3.2 Healthy weight, optimal nutrition and hydration webinar
3.3.3 Physical Activity and Sedentary Lifestyle webinar
3.3.4 Sleep webinar
3.3.5 Stress & Emotional Wellness webinar
3.3.6 Avoiding tobacco webinar
3.3.7 Moderate or No Alcohol Use & Substance Abuse webinar
4.1. Professional Conduct
Week 12: Live Questions & Answers Call
Downloadable additional study resources for each topic area.
Study Flash Cards
Live Questions & Answers Calls and Call Recordings
Webinar Recordings for Health & Wellness Topics
Coaching Hotseats with Guiding Mindful Change Masterful Coaching Lab
"You will learn a lot from these two fabulous women who put this together. If it weren’t for these two, I don’t think I would have passed! Thanks Molly and Billie, you rock! "