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NWC 2015 Pre-Conference Programs
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Pre-Conference programs by leading experts in the wellness field were offered at the 40th Annual National Wellness Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, beginning June 13, 2015. These intensive training programs provided unique professional wellness learning opportunities. Following the Conference, a certificate of participation will be e-mailed to each attendee who completes a Pre-Conference program.

An asterisk [*] before the program title indicates the opportunity for participants to receive professional certification through successful completion of the Pre-Conference program and all certification requirements.

NWI Worksite Wellness Certifications
CWWS: Saturday, June 13-Sunday, June 14
CWWPM: Monday, June 15-Tuesday, June 16

*Certified Worskite Wellness Specialist (CWWS) and
Program Manager (CWWPM) Certification Programs 

George PfeifferWilliam B. BaunSusan Morgan BaileyFaculty: George Pfeiffer, MSE, FAWHP; William B. Baun, EPD, FAWHP, CWP; and Susan Morgan Bailey, MS, CHES, CIC®
Note: Faculty subject to change.


Dates:
 
CWWS:  Saturday, June 13-Sunday, June 14, 2015 (plus online exam) 
CWWPM: Monday, June 15-Tuesday, June 16, 2015 (plus online exam)
Time: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Registration Fee: NWI Member: $800 per program/$1,500 for both at same location
Non-member: $875 per program/$1,650 for both at same location
Team of 5+: Receive $40 off each CWWS or CWWPM registration. Call 715.342.2969 for details.

Program Description
The NWI Certified Worksite Wellness Specialist (CWWS) and Program Manager (CWWPM) certification programs focus on the importance of changing the organizational culture to ensure long-term results and use the most current information and research in the field. Certification requires a two-day in-person training for each program followed by an online exam. Participants who receive a passing grade on the certification exam hold the initial certification(s) for three years. (more)

2-Day Pre-Conference Programs
Saturday, June 13-Sunday, June 14
Fee: $520 (includes lunch)

Coaching the Mindful Way 

Presenter: Billie Frances, MA, CWP, BCC
Dates:
Saturday, June 13–Sunday, June 14, 2015
Times:
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Registration Fee:
$520 (includes lunch)

Program Description
Whether coaching in a corporate setting or a wellness center, by phone or in person, one-to-one or with groups, being mindful enhances coaching relationships and outcomes. New and experienced coaches will learn and practice proven mindful coaching methods to expand their awareness, propel their clients, and enhance― rather than drain―their well-being. Interactive learning includes live and video coaching demonstrations, dyad coaching practice, jeopardy learning activity, group coaching practice, a written plan to integrate the new skills, and a comprehensive workbook to guide the course and serve as a valuable reference manual.

1-Day Pre-Conference Programs
Sunday, June 14
Fee: $180 (includes lunch)

* Certified Wellness Speaker®

Robert FellowsPresenter: Robert Fellows, MTS
Dates:
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Times:
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Registration Fee:
$180 (includes lunch)

Program Description
The success of a wellness promoter is increasingly dependent upon his or her ability to persuade, energize, and motivate other people through training, public speaking, and media opportunities. Emerging leaders can leverage the skills they already possess to work for them in public speaking situations. Delivering your message with passion and interaction in an entertaining way has greater impact than a straight lecture. As a Certified Wellness Speaker you will you can use your personal strengths, illustrations, humor, experiential exercises, stories, and your unique expertise to excite your participants about your message.


Integrating Benefit Design, Population Health, and Worksite Wellness: A Value-Based Approach

Presenters: Alida Moonen, PhD; Anne Abbott, PHD, CWP;
and Caroline F. R. Fraker, CEBS, HIA    
Dates:
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Times:
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Registration Fee:
$180 (includes lunch) 

Program Description
This workshop provides participants with a hands-on approach to the skills, information, and resources they need to successfully design and implement a “true” Value-Based Benefit Design (VBBD) program for their workplace.  Participants will learn how to integrate this approach with the best practices of population health management (PHM), so they can create a work culture that supports high-level wellness, supports employees as they manage their own health, and results in improved health care cost containment and workplace productivity.