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NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model Courses

NWI Wellness Promotion
Competency Model Courses

9 Courses, 5 Domains, 27 Competencies
The National Wellness Institute (NWI) Wellness Promotion Competency Model provides a standard of practice and assists wellness professionals—and those who hire, train, and certify them—in understanding the competencies required to effectively lead well-being efforts and cultivate positive change in diverse groups of individuals. NWI offers nine engaging online Wellness Promotion Competency Model Courses intentionally designed to support knowledge acquisition and skill-building in the five competency domains of this model.
About the eLearning Courses
Each of these nine interactive, self-paced courses includes learning activities and a variety of tools and resources applicable to various wellness-related careers, levels of experience, and professional settings. The courses are especially recommended for individuals working to maintain, or preparing to earn, their Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) credential.

This Nine-course Bundle is available for those wishing to increase their competencies in all five domains. All nine courses must be completed within 24 weeks of registering for the bundle. (Register for the bundle now—and SAVE $300!)

Alternatively, courses may be purchased individually or in a 2-course domain package. (Only one course is offered for Domain 5.) Click on the following links to register for individual courses or domain packages.
    • Courses Supporting Domain 1: “Authenticity & Self-awareness” (Learn More or Register)
      • Building Self-awareness & Multidimensional Wellness for Personal & Professional Growth
      • Leading Well Through Authenticity, Autonomy, and Awareness
    • Courses Supporting Domain 2: “Whole-person & Systems Approaches” (Learn More or Register)
      • Whole-person and Systems Approaches to Cultivate Wellness
      • Person-centered and Strengths-based Approaches to Support Whole-person Wellness
    • Courses Supporting Domain 3: “Inclusive & Responsive Practices” (Learn More or Register)
      • Establishing Equitable Approaches for Inclusive Wellness Practices
      • Inclusive Practices to Influence Healthy Behaviors and Address Barriers
    • Courses Supporting Domain 4: "Communication and Connection" (Learn More or Register)
      • Communication and Collaboration Strategies for Enhanced Wellness Initiatives
      • Using Data and Logic Models to Support Wellness Initiatives
    • Course Supporting Domain 5: "Legal and Ethical Principles" (Learn More or Register)
      • Legal and Ethical Principles for Wellness Professionals
Time to complete each course varies by learner, but we suggest planning for a total of three to five hours per course to complete all the learning elements, including any application activities and self-reflections. For the best learning experience, we recommend completing the courses in the order listed.
Registration Info
Nine-course Bundle
24-week access: $1,455
($300 savings)
+ + + + +

Two-course Domain Package*

6-week online access: $365

Single Course*
4-week online access: $195

*Register for packages or single courses via the domain links listed above.
Delivery Options for Students & Teams
The National Wellness Institute provides options for educational institutions to integrate these courses into their academic curriculum at a reduced rate or to offer courses through their continuing education department. Additionally, discounts are available for associations and organizations wishing to train a team. Contact our Professional Development team for details and rates.
Continuing Education Credit (CEC)
Each course is eligible for 3 CECs and pre-approved for: NWI CWP (Category 1), ACSM, CHES/MCHES (Category I), HRCI, NBC-HWC, SHRM-CP, & SHRM-SCP. View NWI's CEC Info page for more details.

The full course and the Course Evaluation + CEC Request form must be completed before course access ends to earn CECs.
About the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model
The research-based NWI Wellness Promotion Competency Model encompasses a total of 27 competencies grouped into five domains. This ground-breaking resource aids in curriculum development, recruitment and hiring, continuing professional development, and certification in the wellness field.

The model serves as the standard for the National Wellness Institute's gold-standard Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) certification.
These courses were developed through a collaboration between
National Wellness Institute and Butler's Division of Professional Studies.