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Getting Started

Getting Started:
Inclusive Practices to Influence
Healthy Behaviors and Address Barriers

This course's content aligns with the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model and Six Dimensions of Wellness Model (see handouts below). The lesson includes knowledge checks or activities to enhance your learning. Although not graded, you may be required to complete some activities to move forward.

Learning Objectives
Following this course, you will be able to:
    • Understand cultural adaptation.
    • Understand social determinants of health.
    • Define health equity.
    • Understand elements of change.
    • Understand behavior change strategies, models, and theories.
    • Describe the spirit of Motivational Interviewing.
    • Explain the process of Motivational Interviewing.
    • Define active listening.
    • Understand the uses of active listening.
    • Understand the benefits of goal setting.
    • Describe the elements of a S.M.A.R.T. goal.
    • Apply skills of goal setting.
    • Identify signs of resistance and barriers to change.

You must complete the full lesson and submit the Course Evaluation + CEC Request form within four weeks of registering to earn your continuing education credit certificate.