This resource guide is intended to serve as a reference for those seeking to enhance their understanding and competence in any of the five domains of the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model, which serves as the standard for the CWP examination and certification. In addition, it serves as a helpful repository of resources for your own wellness practice. While this list includes more than 200 resources, tools, and materials, it is not intended to be exhaustive.
study resource guide features
- The suggested readings, videos, webinars, guidebooks, toolkits, courses, and events linked in this guide have been carefully selected because they provide important context, information, background, and theory for each of the five domains featured domains featured in the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model, which serves as the standard for the CWP examination and certification.
- Two resource guide formats are available for download (a PDF and Excel document). The resources included are the same in both formats, with Excel providing the option for sorting and filtering.
IMPORTANT CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION PREPARATION CONSIDERATIONS
- When preparing for the CWP certification exam, be aware that resources, materials, and tools provided in this resource guide may become outdated due to the evolving nature of the wellness field, as well as new developments in current and ongoing research.
- The CWP exam is based on current research supporting the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model. The knowledge and skills required to pass the CWP exam is not solely represented in any specific textbook, resource, or course. The Council on Wellness Certification Excellence (CWCE) strongly encourage CWP exam candidates to keep abreast of new research, developments, and standards of the wellness field from a variety of valid industry sources.