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Certified Wellness Practitioner Exam Prep Workshop (July 18, 2023)

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Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP)
Certification Examination Prep Workshop
In-person Workshop: July 18, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. ET
48th Annual National Wellness Conference Pre-conference Workshop
Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter, Covington, KY
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Bonus Virtual Q&A Session: Aug. 9, 12 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. ET
(included with your CWP Exam Prep Workshop registration)

The gold-standard Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) credential is awarded to individuals from multiple disciplines and backgrounds, such as health promotion, counseling, wellness coaching, nutrition, social work, nursing, worksite wellness, public health, education, and more.

With wellness encompassing such a broad landscape, it’s imperative to have the proper preparation to confidently and successfully complete the CWP Certification Examination, which covers all five domains (and 27 competencies) of the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model.

Participate in this interactive and informative workshop to receive in-person support through lecture, scenario activities, and participant discussions designed to prepare you for both the exam content and the exam experience. In addition, you'll receive access to sample exam questions, study materials, and an online CWP Practice Examination to simulate the test-taking experience and preview the types of exam questions to expect.
Why Attend the CWP Prep Workshop?
By participating in this workshop, you will:
    • Gain confidence in your ability to successfully complete the exam to earn your CWP designation.
    • Be able to identify your strengths and weakness in the various domains of the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model to help you create a professional development plan.
    • Receive live feedback and support from workshop facilitators as you engage with sample exam questions.
    • Be equipped with additional resources, such as the CWP exam study resource guide and online practice exam, to continue your preparation following the workshop.
    • Build enhanced connections and network with other professionals who are preparing for the CWP exam.

Registration Info
Register by July 12 | Space is limited

Individual: $250
Team of 3+: $200/person (Contact NWI)

Certification exams are administered each year in January, May, and September. A separate application and registration fee are required to sit for the exam.

Review the NWI Event Transfer & Cancelation Policy prior to registering.

Important Information
Participation in this workshop does not guarantee eligibility to sit for the CWP exam nor does it predict your performance on the certification exam.

Prior to registering for this workshop, please review our CWP Frequently Asked Questions and CWP Certification Examination Eligibility Requirements to ensure your eligibility to sit for the exam and for additional details as you prepare to take this important step in your professional development.

Unsure if you are eligible to sit for the certification exam? Request an optional Eligibility Verification Review (see below) by June 18, 2023, if you would like verification prior to registering or if your education level requires the eligibility review ($25 fee applies).

Note: This workshop is not eligible for continuing education credit.
Exam Prep Workshop Content & Requirements
Note: Participating in the 48th Annual National Wellness Conference (July 19-21) at the nearby Northern Kentucky Conference Center is encouraged but not required to attend this pre-conference workshop. The conference and workshop require separate registration.

Required Pre-workshop Online Activities
Registrants will be asked to complete up to one hour of pre-work that will be utilized during the live pre-conference workshop. Details about these online activities will be provided by June 28.

Optional Post-workshop Virtual Q&A Session
All workshop participants also receive exclusive access to a bonus virtual Q&A session (Aug. 9, 12 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. ET) to further support them in preparing for the examination. The optional session is scheduled to allow workshop participants the opportunity ask questions after they have more closely reviewed the study guide and completed the online practice examination following the workshop. Access to the practice examination closes August 31, 2023; access to all other materials expires September 5, 2023.

CWP Exam Prep Pre-conference Workshop Agenda (July 18)
    • 12:45 p.m. - 1 p.m.: Check in
    • 1 p.m.: Workshop begins
      • Overview of the CWP certification program
      • Introduction to the CWP exam (eligibility requirements, testing environment, question types)
      • Review of exam study materials
      • Exploration of the each domain of the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model
      • Discussion of post-workshop preparation opportunities
      • Reflections, questions, and support for exam registration and completion 
    • 5 p.m.: Workshop concludes.
NWI Council on Wellness Certification Excellence (CWCE)
CWP certification standards are continually reviewed and maintained by NWI’s CWCE. This council serves as the decision-making body to evaluate, provide oversight, and give guidance on CWP policies and procedures, and sets continuing education requirements. The CWCE does not require CWP candidates to complete courses, trainings, or conference sessions offered by the National Wellness Institute to be eligible to sit for the certification examination.