|Certified Wellness Practitioner|
Holding a professional certification demonstrates to the public that you are qualified to work in the health promotion/wellness field and stay up to date in your practice throughout your career by participating in continuing education activities.
NWI applies the following definitions (derived from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies’ Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs, www.credentialingexcellence.org/ncca) to differentiate between a Professional Certificate Program and a Certification:
Certification is a voluntary process that grants a time-limited credential to individuals meeting predetermined standards for knowledge, skills, or competencies. The assessment of the individual applicant is independent of a specific class, course, or other education/training program. Certification holders must complete continuing education requirements to retain the credential.
Professional Certificate Program is a non-credential granting program that:
Certified Wellness Practitioners (CWP)
The National Wellness Institute's Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) designation symbolizes an individual's strong academic preparation, professional competency in wellness programming, and commitment to continuing education, scholarship and professional development.
The CWP credential is awarded to successful applicants from multiple disciplines and backgrounds such as health promotion, counseling, wellness coaching, nutrition, social work, nursing, and education who use a wellness approach in their practice.
What are the benefits of becoming a CWP?
What are the two ways to apply for CWP designation?
Individuals may apply for CWP designation in one of two ways:
Please note: CWPs are selected through an application process; this is not a training program. A minimum of a bachelor's degree is required to qualify for CWP designation.
Re-certification requirements for CWP
6/17/2017 » 6/21/2017
2017 National Wellness Conference
6/17/2017 » 6/20/2017
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