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Leading Well Through Authenticity, Autonomy, and Awareness

Leading Well Through
Authenticity, Autonomy, and Awareness

Course Description
No matter your role or your work setting, cultivating authentic relationships and understanding your professional scope of practice are foundational to being a “well” leader. Through the information, activities, and resources provided in this course, you will develop authentic, autonomy-supportive, and collaborative approaches that support positive change.

This course is one of nine eLearning courses intentionally designed to support competency-building in the five domains of the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model. Specifically, this is the second of two courses that support the model's “Authenticity & Self-awareness" domain. The model serves as the standard for the Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) certification.
Competencies and Learning Objectives
This course supports the following wellness promotion competencies:
    • Establish authentic and autonomy-supportive relationships.
    • Recognize your own limitations in wellness promotion and refer individuals to other professionals when appropriate to support their wellness goals.
See "Getting Started" below for the full list of learning objectives for this course.
Registration Info
This Course Only: $195
4-week access ("Get Started" below)

Two-course Domain Package: $365

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Or, save $300 with our 9-course bundle!
Improve your competencies in all five domains of the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model. Learn more.

Who Should Attend?
This course is intentionally designed for individuals seeking professional development in the "Authenticity & Self-awareness" domain of the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model. It is applicable to those working as individual practitioners as well as professionals who promote wellness within organizations and communities.
Continuing Education Credit (CEC)
This course is eligible for 3 CECs and pre-approved for: NWI CWP (Category 1), ACSM, CHES/MCHES (Category I CC), HRCI, NBC-HWC, NBC-HWC, SHRM-CP, & SHRM-SCP. View NWI's CEC Info page for more details.
Course Requirements
Within this self-paced interactive eLearning course, you’ll find knowledge checks or activities to enhance your learning as well as a variety of tools and resources you can apply in your work.

Time to complete the course varies by learner, but we suggest planning for a total of three to five hours to complete all the learning elements, including any application activities and self-reflections. You must complete the full online course and submit the course evaluation before your course access expires to earn your certificate indicating the number of continuing education credits earned..
Content Developer: Betsy Barrett, PhD, CWP
Guiding and supporting learners holistically has been front and center throughout Betsy’s 30-year career in higher education. She earned her BA in Physical Education from the College of Wooster, MS in Exercise Science from Miami University, and PhD in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota. Her expertise ranges from exercise physiology, health behavior change, coaching, and nutrition to lifestyle medicine and healthcare. She has developed and taught multiple courses in the health and wellness field in both traditional settings and online. Most of her teaching has been with the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and the UW Extended Campus, and more recently, Saybrook University. She also serves as a facilitator for the National Wellness Institute’s Worksite Wellness Specialist Certificate course.

This course was developed through a collaboration between
National Wellness Institute and Butler's Division of Professional Studies.