Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
Type: Online Course
Online Content
Online Quiz
CEC Credits: ACE 0.6 CECs , ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine 6.0 CECs, CDR - Commission on Dietetic Registration 6.0 CPEUs, NBHWC 6.0 CECs

Please note:  You will earn CECs as indicated below for each individual course you complete. If you have previously earned CECs for any of the courses in the bundle, you will not earn credits for those courses again. You may check your course history in your My ACE Account.

Coaching Behaviors to Inspire Change

Effect and inspire positive lifestyle change within your clients by applying behavior change strategies. Whether you are coaching clients in chronic pain or with weight management goals, the Improving Wellness Through Behavior Change course bundle has you covered. Learn the latest techniques and strategies to work more effectively with your clients so they can establish healthy habits that last a lifetime.

Courses include:

Fundamentals of Coaching Behavior Change (0.1 CECs) - Gain familiarity with, and basic competency, in core behavior change strategies including motivational interviewing, cognitive coaching, smart goal setting, and implementation of the “5As” framework for structuring a coaching intervention.

Weight Management: Changing Behaviors to Change Lives (0.1 CECs) - Successful weight management requires going beyond diet and exercise. Learn behavior change strategies as they relate specifically to weight management and find out tactics you can immediately use in your practice.

Overcoming the “I Hate Change” Mentality (0.1 CECs) - Uncover how to turn negative attitudes into a source of motivation by asking your clients the right questions at the right time. Learn to develop and solidify relationships based on trust and empathy so you can help your clients navigate through their own negative thinking.

Strength in Numbers: The Power of Group Weight Management Programs (0.1 CECs) – Learn how to determine the most effective types of assessments for weight management groups and discover how to design effective group workouts by utilizing behavior change principles.

Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine (0.1 CECs) - Understand the importance of a hierarchy of needs for your clients, and learn how addressing the biological needs of the body—including breath work, hydration, sleep and more—can help them achieve a healthier life.

Coaching Clients with Chronic Pain: Relief from the Inside Out (0.1 CECs) – Find out why the brain acts the way it does when pain is present and understand how to recognize, anticipate and meet or exceed the deepest psychological and social needs of your clients.

CEC Credits

Approved by the following organizations for continuing education hours:

ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine
6.0 CECs

ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine CEC Approval

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that "American Council on Exercise" meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2017 - December 2020). Providership # 687637

CDR - Commission on Dietetic Registration
6.0 CPEUs
6.0 CECs


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