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"Legal and Ethical Principles" Competency Domain Course

NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Domain Course: Legal & Ethical Principles for Wellness Professionals

The National Wellness Institute offers nine interactive online Wellness Promotion Competency Model Courses intentionally designed to support knowledge acquisition and skill-building in the five competency domains of the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model. This course is developed for individuals seeking professional development in the model's fifth and final competency domain: "Legal & Ethical Principles."
About the Course
Increase your understanding of compliance, confidentiality, scope of practice and more to protect yourself and those you serve. Case studies, scenarios, and a variety of interactive methods are employed during the course to help you understand ways to develop and maintain ethical relationships and practices within the fast-expanding moral and ethical wellness landscape.
Competencies and Learning Objectives
This course supports the following wellness promotion competencies:
    • Comply with legal standards for confidentiality, compliance, and mandated reporting.
    • Work within your scope of practice and in accordance with your profession-specific code of conduct.
    • Maintain ethical relationships.
Click on the course name at the bottom of the page to view is learning objectives.
Registration Info
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4-week access: $195

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Who Should Attend?
This course is applicable to individual practitioners as well as anyone who promotes wellness within organizations or communities.

Discounts are available for educational institutions, associations, and organizations wishing to train a team or integrate courses into their curriculum. Contact our Professional Development team for details and rates.
Continuing Education Credit (CEC)
The course is eligible for 3 CECs and pre-approved for: NWI CWP (Category 1), ACSM, CHES/MCHES (Category I CC), HRCI, NBC-HWC, SHRM-CP, & SHRM-SCP. View NWI's CEC Info page for more details. You must complete the full lesson and submit the Course Evaluation + CEC Request form before your course access ends to earn your continuing education credit certificate.
Completing the Course
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.
      About the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model
The NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model encompasses a total of 27 competencies and is a ground-breaking resource to aid in curriculum development, recruitment and hiring, continuing professional development, and certification in the wellness field.

NWI intentionally designed nine eLearning courses to support competency-building in the five domains of this competency model: (1) Authenticity and Self-Awareness; (2) Whole-person and Systems Approaches; (3) Inclusive and Responsive Practices; (4) Communication and Connection; and (5) Legal and Ethical Principles.

The model serves as the standard for the Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) certification.
This course was developed through a collaboration between
National Wellness Institute and Butler's Division of Professional Studies.