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Worksite Wellness Specialist Certificate (Milwaukee, WI: October 23-24, 2023)

Worksite Wellness Specialist Certificate Course
In-person Training: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
October 23-24, 2023
Register by October 13, 2023

This in-person training is co-hosted by:

Course Description
Earn your Certificate as a Worksite Wellness Specialist (CWWS). Be a leader in your profession and drive sustainable improvements in the health and wellness of employees and organizations with the latest research and best practices. This certificate course is purposefully designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, abilities, and tools necessary to create and sustain an inclusive culture of high-level wellness via a comprehensive wellness strategy.

The two-day facilitator-led training includes eight learning modules, small- and large-group discussions, helpful downloadable resources and templates, a PDF copy of the “Wellness Champion Workbook,” and the opportunity to build your Worksite Wellness Specialist Portfolio.
Learning Objectives
Following this course, you'll be able to:
    • Describe the business rationale for a comprehensive worksite wellness strategy.
    • Explain how the National Wellness Institute’s Six Dimensions of Wellness model, Multicultural Wellness Wheel, and Wellness Promotion Competency Model support a comprehensive wellness strategy.
    • Identify key drivers of a successful multidimensional and inclusive wellness initiative.
    • Recognize the importance of fostering a culture of wellness for all.
    • Utilize inclusive and responsive practices at all stages of design, development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive worksite wellness initiative.
    • Apply foundational principles and best practices to deliver realistic, holistic, and evidence-based worksite wellness programming.
    • Use appropriate and inclusive communication methods and technologies to support, manage, and promote high-level wellness for all.
    • Collect and use appropriate data to support a multidimensional and inclusive worksite wellness initiative.
Download this PDF to review the learning objectives for each module.
Registration Info
Special pricing thanks to our co-hosts!
Register by Oct. 13 
NWI Member: $800
Guest: $900

Teams of 3+ save $50/person.
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Who Should Attend?
This course is recognized as the premier training program for worksite wellness, human resources, benefits, and interdisciplinary professionals who are responsible for the management and maintenance of a well workforce. Coaches, consultants, vendors, and others who support these efforts within organizations will also benefit from the information and resources provided.
Continuing Education Credit (CEC)
This course is eligible for 12 CECs and pre-approved for: NWI CWP (Category 1), ACSM, CHES/MCHES (Category I CC), NBC-HWC, HRCI, SHRM-CP, & SHRM-SCP. View NWI's CEC Info page for more details.
Course Requirements + Daily Schedule
To receive your Certificate as a Worksite Wellness Specialist and verification of 12 continuing education credits earned, you must attend both live training days and pass the 60-question online certification exam.  The exam must be completed by 11 p.m. CT, Friday, November 3.

Course Modules
    • Module 1: Introduction to High-level Wellness at Work
    • Module 2: The Case for Worksite Wellness
    • Module 3: Foundations of Behavior Change and Motivation
    • Module 4: Creating a Culture of Wellness for All
    • Module 5: Programming and Engagement for High-level Wellness
    • Module 6: Communicating WELL
    • Module 7: Evaluating Worksite Wellness
    • Module 8: Next-level Wellness at Work.
Daily Schedule
    • 8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.: Check-in
    • 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Training Program
    • 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.: Lunch (included)
    • 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Training Program
R&R Insurance, N14 W23900 Stone Ridge Dr., Waukesha, WI 53188 (an approximately 20-minute drive from Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport)
Special Thanks
The National Wellness Institute thanks the following individuals for their contributions to the development of this course: William B. Baun, FAWHP; George Pfeiffer, MSE, FAWHP; Susan Morgan Bailey, MS, CIC, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; Sallie Scovill, PhD, CWP; Chuck Gillespie, MBA, CWP; Trina Laube, CWP; and Betsy Barrett, PhD, CWP.

The October 2023 in-person training will be facilitated by Sallie Scovill, PhD and co-hosted with the Wellness Council of Wisconsin (WCWI).