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This recorded webinar series provides a multidimensional approach to wellness and weight management programming developed from evidenced-based weight-loss research and 30+ years of program development expertise.
The webinar series components are delivered online:
Four one-hour webinars
Continuing education exam
WISE Weight & Wellness: Creating a Multidimensional Program for Your Clients CE Webinar Series provides a multidimensional approach to wellness and weight management programming developed from evidenced-based weight-loss research and 30-plus years of program development expertise. Lauve Metcalfe discusses how to establish a solid foundation with clients, the value of social support and positive psychology, and how to create healthy relationships with food and physical activity. She also provides strategies to track progress, solve problems, and maintain momentum to promote healthy weight outcomes and total-body wellness. After listening to the webinars, you may take a continuing education exam for credit through participating organizations.
Developing a Solid Foundation
Design an integrated approach to weight management and wellness programming
Introduce a multicomponent model of wellness
Value and instill the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of self-leadership
Provide a framework for enhancing existing client programming and compliance
The Value of Social Support and Positive Psychology
Provide an overview of positive psychology principles
Create an understanding of the importance of social support
Offer tools to use with clients to enhance compliance and goal achievement
Creating a Healthy Relationship with Food & Physical Activity
Create an understanding of the energy-in/energy-out equation
Identify positive and negative eating and exercise habits
Introduce methods to increase skill development in eating and exercise behaviors
Tracking Progress, Solving Problems and Maintaining Momentum
Present a variety of tracking mechanisms for program compliance
Discuss problem solving and coaching skills and techniques
Develop goal evaluation and renewal options for clients
A continuing education course for nutritionists, dietitians, health educators, personal trainers, and other health and fitness professionals.
Lauve Metcalfe, MS, CWC, FAWHP, is a licensed wellness coach, educator, and organizational health consultant specializing in marketing and program development of wellness information to consumers. She served on the faculty at the University of Arizona College of Medicine for over 18 years and has over 30 years of experience as a practitioner for worksite and community projects involving weight management, health promotion, childhood obesity, and the effects of exercise on bone mass. She is the author of Reshaping Your Body, Rethinking Your Mind, a book and correspondence course addressing weight loss and body image concerns of women. She is also a coauthor of The BEST Exercise Program for Osteoporosis Prevention. Lauve serves on the board of directors for the International Association for Worksite Health Promotion. She is a former president of the National Fitness Leaders Association, was a clinician for the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and the program director for the Great American Workout at the White House for President George W. Bush, and is a delegate for the Medical Wellness Association. Lauve received her master of science degree in administration, supervision, and curriculum development of health promotion from Florida State University. She earned 7 intercollegiate letters in volleyball, softball, and basketball at the University of Miami and continues to live an active lifestyle through hiking, cycling, and howling at the moon on a regular basis.
"This webinar series is well put together and Lauve Metcalfe was very knowledgeable. She brought up excellent speaking points about positive attitude and support systems and made the course very enjoyable. I plan to develop a nutrition education course using this information."
S. Jacozzi—Newtown, CT
"I am a health education specialist and work with parents and children every day regarding healthy weight achievement. The concepts covered in this webinar series are critical to my work and provided me with new ideas, refocused my efforts, and renewed my vision."
A. Thompson—Houston, TX
"I work at a wellness center where the information I learned will help me greatly in relating to my clients and understanding the importance of focusing on their strengths and how to motivate them. The topics discussed were things I am familiar with; however, the use of the tools and how to implement them affected me greatly. It was overall a great webinar series and very useful to me in my career. Thank you."
C. Chacon—El Paso, TX
"I work for an insurance company as a health coach for an obesity intervention program. The information was very applicable and provided valuable resources, ideas, and tools to use within our population. I enjoyed the programming ideas and tools provided by Lauve Metcalfe. The resources and handouts were very interesting and the webinar was very well done."
T. Anderson—Salt Lake City, UT
"I will mention certain tips that were discussed, such as the hunger scale, to my clients. I have also realized that I too need a support system to help me accomplish my weight-loss goals. The WISE Weight & Wellness webinar series was a great course."