Each year, WELCOA provides nationally-recognized workplace wellness certification opportunities. Known as Well Workplace University, this engaging and stimulating certification provides all participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and deliver a results-oriented wellness program.
About WELCOA Wellness Certifications
In 2013, WELCOA will offer six certification opportunities. Each certification is outlined in detail below:
Well Workplace University — Building A Results-Oriented Workplace Wellness Program Using WELCOA's Seven Benchmarks
Well Workplace University — Building A Results-Oriented Workplace Wellness Program Using WELCOA's Seven Benchmarks is WELCOA's flagship training program. In this four-part Certification, participants will learn the art and science of building a results-oriented wellness program. Building on WELCOA's Seven Benchmarks of Healthy Companies, this training is specifically designed to help wellness practitioners and business leaders build and sustain results-oriented wellness programs. To date, thousands of health professionals and business leaders have taken part in this training.
Well Workplace University — The Art And Science Of Building A Wellness Program In A Small Business Setting
Small businesses constitute the vast majority of workplaces in the U.S., but, until now, there has been very little guidance for small employers on how to build a great wellness program. In this 90 minute Webinar, WELCOA President David Hunnicutt will walk you through the process of building a great wellness program in your small business setting. If you are responsible for developing a wellness program in a company of 50 employees or less—this training is perfect for you.
Well Workplace University — Linking Wellness Initiatives To Employee Benefit Design: The Missing Link In Creating Best-In-Class Wellness Programs
Despite the very best efforts of the nation's most talented worksite wellness practitioners, many health promotion initiatives have failed to live up to their potential. Interestingly, by linking worksite wellness programs to the company's benefit plan design, remarkable results are finally being achieved. In this four-part national WELCOA Certification, participants will walk away with the knowledge and skills to successfully link wellness programs to corporate benefits.
Well Workplace University — How To Effectively Utilize Health Coaching To Improve Employee Health
When it comes to workplace wellness programs, coaching is all the rave. Unfortunately, despite its popularity, far too many companies are clueless when it comes to truly harnessing the power of coaching. In this four-part national WELCOA Certification, members of the WELCOA nation will learn how to successfully incorporate coaching into their existing workplace wellness initiatives. From selecting coaches to setting expectations to negotiating prices to evaluating outcomes, this Certification will feature some of the nation's most learned professionals and practitioners. If you are looking to take your wellness program to the next level, you won't want to miss this certification opportunity.
Well Workplace University — How To Manage Stress At The Workplace
In this four-part certification series, several of the most prominent stress experts in the country will share with you both the art and science of addressing stress in the workplace. By drawing on important findings from the latest research, as well as case studies from some of AmericaÃs healthiest companies, our nationally-recognized presenters will show you what it takes to develop, deliver, and evaluate a best-in-class stress management initiative. As an added bonus, youÃll walk away with an armload of great resources that will get you moving immediately.
Well Workplace University — How To Effectively Lead Your Worksite Wellness Initiative
WELCOA President, Dr. David Hunnicutt, and other national leaders will provide more in-depth instruction and insight into the art and science of developing a personal skill set that will allow you to effectively build and sustain a results-oriented workplace wellness initiative. Specifically, the topics of leadership, creating change, getting things done through others, establishing essential priorities, and maximizing your time will be addressed as part of the core curriculum.
A Nationwide Network Of Certified Practitioners
To date, thousands of worksite wellness practitioners and business leaders have completed Well Workplace University and have been certified as WELCOA Well Workplace practitioners.
Trainings Are Free To WELCOA Members
If you are a WELCOA member and would like to register for the 2013 Well Workplace University training series, simply log in to Absolute Advantage.
Be Sure To Check Out The Entire 2013 Webinar Schedule
In addition to Well Workplace University, WELCOA also provides a variety of other training opportunities. Be sure to check out the complete training schedule.
To learn more about the benefits of WELCOA membership and how you can participate in these training sessions at no cost, be sure to visit this link.