Skill Clinic

Group Coaching for Health & Wellness Coaches

This course supports coaches teaching in person and virtually on how to create a safe learning container using facilitation techniques and virtual tools to manage group dynamics that will allow the group to participate in ways that are supportive to their comfort level and personal style.

On-Demand

Group Coaching for Health and Wellness Coaches

Details

Date: On-Demand

Non-Member Price: $49

Member Price: $29

Join the Wellspired Membership and pay nothing extra for our monthly CEU classes! Learn more about the benefits of becoming a Wellspired member here.

Approved for 1 CEU through NBHWC

This course supports coaches teaching in person and virtually on how to create a safe learning container using facilitation techniques and virtual tools to manage group dynamics that will allow the group to participate in ways that are supportive to their comfort level and personal style.

Class Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the importance of ground rules and implementing them.
  2. Practice mindful awareness techniques to ground participants in the learning container.
  3. Learn facilitation techniques to manage group dynamics.
  4. Demonstrate best practices of facilitation techniques to ensure inclusion and respect of learning style.

What you'll learn

  1. Group Coaching
    • What is it?
    • Value of Group Coaching?
    • Essential elements of it
  2. Ground Rules and Group Management Skills
    • Group ground rules 
    • Group Management skills
      • Mindful Awareness Practices
      • Themes
      • Individual vs. Group
      • Create respect and support different learning styles
      • Reflections and teachable moments
  3. Virtual Tools and Practices to support participation
  4. Group Dynamics
  5. Understanding Group Dynamics and Behavior
  6. Managing Group Dynamics
  7. Be mindful of Group Considerations
    • Conditions that could impact behavior
  8. Demonstration
  9. Review of Group Demonstration Skills

Group Coaching for Health & Wellness Coaches

Group Coaching for Health and Wellness Coaches

Skill Clinic

This course supports coaches teaching in person and virtually on how to create a safe learning container using facilitation techniques and virtual tools to manage group dynamics that will allow the group to participate in ways that are supportive to their comfort level and personal style.
On-Demand

Details

Date: On-Demand
Non-Member Price: $49

Member Price: $0 (included in membership)

Approved for 1 CEU through NBHWC

About

This course supports coaches teaching in person and virtually on how to create a safe learning container using facilitation techniques and virtual tools to manage group dynamics that will allow the group to participate in ways that are supportive to their comfort level and personal style.

Class Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the importance of ground rules and implementing them.
  2. Practice mindful awareness techniques to ground participants in the learning container.
  3. Learn facilitation techniques to manage group dynamics.
  4. Demonstrate best practices of facilitation techniques to ensure inclusion and respect of learning style.

What You will learn

  1. Group Coaching
    • What is it?
    • Value of Group Coaching?
    • Essential elements of it
  2. Ground Rules and Group Management Skills
    • Group ground rules 
    • Group Management skills
      • Mindful Awareness Practices
      • Themes
      • Individual vs. Group
      • Create respect and support different learning styles
      • Reflections and teachable moments
  3. Virtual Tools and Practices to support participation
  4. Group Dynamics
  5. Understanding Group Dynamics and Behavior
  6. Managing Group Dynamics
  7. Be mindful of Group Considerations
    • Conditions that could impact behavior
  8. Demonstration
  9. Review of Group Demonstration Skills

Facilitator Details

Kris Kniefel, NBC-HWC

Kris is an educator, faculty, mentor and a Functional Medicine and National Board Certified Integrative Wellness Coach.
She values on-going wellness education and has completed studies in mind-body medicine, self-compassion, food as medicine and functional medicine.

Kris is passionate about helping people develop and live their best lives – whether that is through learning new skills or knowledge or learning new behaviors!
She enjoys providing students with an engaging, experiential learning environment and encouraging their continued growth.

Kris teaches and mentors coaching students within the Veteran Administration’s Whole Health Coaching Certification Program, training VA employees in an NBHWC-approved coach certification program.
In addition, she has also taught coaching and wellness courses within the University of Wisconsin system.

Kris loves to be in nature – whether it’s hiking, biking or paddle boarding.
She enjoys entertaining and sharing good food with family and friends.

Kris has a Bachelors’ of Science degree in business from Minnesota State University, Mankato, Masters’ of Art in Human Resources from the University of Minnesota, and coaching certificates from the University of Minnesota and the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy.

Headshot photo of coach Kerri Weishoff.

Kerri Weishoff, MS, CCC-SLP, NBC-HWC

Kerri is a National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBCHWC) with an Integrative Health Coaching Certificate from the University of Minnesota, as well as a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Kerri’s 25-year tenure as a speech pathologist provided her with a deep understanding of healing the whole person through self-awareness, self-care, and values exploration.
She carries this passion and understanding forward in her experience as coaching faculty in the VA Whole Health Coaching program, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and University of Minnesota.

Kerri currently serves as core faculty and mentor in the Veteran Administration (VA) Whole Health Coaching certificate program, training VA employees in an NBHWC – approved coach certificate program. She also provides coaching for students pursuing a coaching certificate and Master’s Degree at the University of Minnesota board-approved coach training program. In addition, Kerri developed a Health Coaching Exam Prep Guide for individuals preparing for the NBHWC National Board Exam, offered through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Continuing Education Program. Integrating her training as a speech pathologist with coaching, she has also taught various mind-body courses within the University of Wisconsin system.

Beyond training and educating future coaches, Kerri offers coaching to the general public in her private coaching practice. She was drawn to coaching because her experience as a therapist and Director of Rehab and Integrative Health affirmed to her that individuality and self-empowerment is at the core of healing.
She is passionate about guiding her clients to explore their individual level of awareness, self-care, values and strengths to support them in living well day-to-day and within community.

FAQs

IS THIS A CEU-APPROVED CLASS THROUGH NBHWC?

Yes! This class is approved for 1 CEU through NBHWC, which gives you access to our student learning portal with the class recording, class resources, and the quiz to complete to receive your CEU certificate.

HOW DO I RECEIVE MY CEUS?

Once you complete the checkout, you will receive an email with access to our student Learning Portal.  Watch the recording inside the Learning Portal and complete the quiz. You will be emailed a certificate of completion upon passing the quiz.

WHAT IF I HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS?

No problem! Simply email us at support@wellspired.co and we’ll get back to you shortly!

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