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Resilience to Thriving Individual Coach Certificate

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This resiliency coach course is being offered:

  • Wednesdays, 4/5/2023 - 5/31/2023 from 7pm - 8:30pm Eastern time (April 5, April 19; May 3, 17, and 31)

$695 with $100.00 Early Registration Discount when registering by March1, 2023

  • All classes with be recorded and Dr. Bennett will be available for office hours throughout the course
  • Class size is limited to create active engagement and interaction between students
Please reach out to us if you would like to talk with a past student from the course!

This certificate training is helpful for those professionals within either a human resource, wellness, health, coaching related profession to help them learn about and acquire skills and tools for assisting individuals and organizations with enhancing their resilience and thriving capacity.

Research with participants in the courses has shown significant pre-to-post increases in several coaching competencies. This includes being more present for clients, the ability to develop actions plans for thriving, and knowing how to work with one’s own resilience story in the context of coaching.

Credit: With Completion Receive 12 Continuing Professional Development hours For ACSM, CHES/MCHES, CDR, HR, and More!

Objectives (as a result of this training, participants will be able to…)

  • Identify different levels of resilient functioning (from adapting to thriving) and mind-body (neurological) functions that support resilience
  • Identify how resilience operates across different organizational levels (individual, team, and organizational)
  • Cite research to support the above distinctions
  • Implement a basic cognitive-behavioral practice for working through stress and applying a positive perspective
  • Identify and use different tools to support individuals on their path toward resilience

FIVE 90 Minute Sessions over 5 weeks                                    


  • Definitions
  • Levels and Set-Point
  • Key Topics: ACEs, Burn-out, Trauma, Work Stress
  • Brain and Neuroplasticity
  • Tools and Exercises

ASSIGNMENT # 1 (estimated 45 minutes outside class time):

  • Get with buddy
  • Share your resilience story
  • Practice Listening
  • Listen for
    • Raw Coping Power
    • Set-point


  • Coaching for Individual Resilience
  • Training for Team Resilience
  • Consulting for Organizational Resilience
  • Alignment with Wellness Coaching Practice
  • Alignment with Human Resource Practice
  • Tools and Exercises

ASSIGNMENT# 2 (estimated 30 minutes outside class time)

  • Personal Review of Worksheets
    • Daily Resilience
    • Job Crafting
  • Walk through each sheet with someone
  • No buddy review required


  • Your Resilience Story
  • Selecting the Right Tool
  • Three Coaching Practices: Listening, Meaning & Purpose, Process Coaching
  • Evaluation/Monitoring
  • Action Planning
  • Tools and Exercises

ASSIGNMENT #3 (estimated 45 minutes outside class time)

  • Meet a last time with your original buddy
  • Take time to coach each other on any of the processes and tools
  • Goal is to formulate a final “follow-up” intention for one’s own resilience-to-thriving journey after the course


  • Complete Review of Coaching Practices from Session 3
  • In-class Practice Session
  • In-class Practice SessionSharing Key Tools and Insights (2-minute talk)
    • What you learned
    • How can you apply
    • Key personal goals
    • Key professional goals


  • Individual Presentations
  • Competency Review
  • Sharing Key Tools and Insights (2-minute talk)
    • What you learned
    • How can you apply
    • Key personal goals
    • Key professional goals
  • Final appreciations



 Raw Coping Power: From Stress to Thriving  - by Dr. Joel Bennett

Wellness Coaching for Lasting Lifestyle Changeby Dr. Michael Arloski

Slides used in the training

Class recordings

Listing on both OWLS and REAL BALANCE website as having become a resilience coach!

Eligibility to receive the 12 CEU's and an Advanced Level Certificate


Attendance at all sessions

Meet twice with a coach buddy from the class to work an exercise

Complete a 15 item pre-and-post survey

Complete 20-item knowledge quiz

Write a 250-word essay explaining their key insights

Completing an MOU and agreement surrounding confidentiality and representation


We are passionate about providing the highest level of wellness coach training delivered with integrity in a high touch manner that honors each persons uniqueness. we are excited about growing the craft of Wellness Coaching and supporting its uses in Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine.


We are committed to creating and supporting a community of wellness & health coaches and all the people interested in health and wellbeing and encouraging their professional and personal development.


We persevere to bring coaches and organizations together to affect positive health outcomes, positive healthcare change, and to support positive lifestyle change at all levels. We are dedicated to actively creating Allies For A Healthy World!

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The Real Balance Wellness Mapping 360º™ ”Wellness & Health” Coach Certification program is one of the top-rated health and wellness coach certification programs, offering the best value and greatest support for students and graduates seeking to become health coach professionals.

 During training, you’ll receive an unparalleled, interactive learning experience. Training sessions are led by highly qualified instructors who provide ongoing feedback and support. Our approach is very personal.

After receiving your certification, our team will continue to provide unlimited support, access to our private Coach Center and Distance Learning membership site. We provide the latest lifestyle and health topics and more. You become part of our learning community - Allies For A Healthy World!

The demand for certified health coach professionals has never been greater.

As a Certified Wellness & Health Coach, you’ll play a key role in helping clients develop healthier lifestyles, enriching their lives with encouragement, expertise, and support. Our health coach certification courses provide tools and resources to make it easy to implement the Wellness Mapping 360°™ method of wellness & health coaching. You will learn a holistic approach that is very practical to implement. 


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In this self-paced, 5-module (6 hour) class participants will learn about specific lifestyle-related health challenges, the lifestyle changes needed and how to support a person as they make lifestyle changes needed to be healthy and well. In particular the course covers coaching people to live well with Heart Issues, Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes, Hypertension & Stroke and Asthma & COPD.

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Course Purpose

This certificate training is for those professionals within either a human resource, wellness, health, or coaching related profession to learn about and acquire skills and tools for assisting individuals and organizations to enhance their resilience and thriving capacity.

Research from participants who completed this course has shown significant pre-to-post increases in several coaching competencies. This includes being more present for clients, the ability to develop plans for thriving, and how to work with one’s own resilience story in the context of coaching.

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