|Worksite Wellness Certificate Programs|
Companies, insurance providers, and other organizations are taking steps to improve employee productivity, health, resilience, and satisfaction. Thus, a greater need for competent wellness professionals to implement evidence-driven practices that encourage wellness-enhancing behaviors has emerged.
Supported by current research and best practices, NWI’s multi-level Worksite Wellness Certificate Program is recognized as a premier training program for worksite wellness, human resources, benefits, and interdisciplinary professionals who are working to ensure a well workforce. Participants in the Worksite Wellness Specialist and Program Manager trainings gain the knowledge, skills, and tools to assist them in creating and sustaining a culture of wellness within an organization.
To earn a Certificate as a Worksite Wellness Specialist and/or Worksite Wellness Program Manager, participants must participate in the full training and successfully complete an online exam within two weeks of the training for each level of certificate desired. In-person trainings (2 days per level) are held throughout the year at various locations through the United States, including each summer at the National Wellness Conference. NWI's Worksite Wellness Certificate Program will also be available online by early 2017.
Which level is right for you?
The Worksite Wellness Specialist level is the first step in NWI's Worksite Wellness Certificate program and enrollment is open to all individuals who want to gain insights into worksite wellness and work toward developing sustainable change within an organization. The training aims to assist participants in building the business case for wellness, creating and sustaining a culture of wellness, and driving and measuring employee engagement.
The Worksite Wellness Program Manager level is geared toward professionals who are currently in a worksite wellness manager/supervisor role or who are working toward a manager/supervisor role. The comprehensive curriculum provides participants with knowledge and skills for for effective leadership and for planning, designing, implementing, and measuring strategies that lead to well employees and a culture of wellness.
To be eligible for the Program Manager level, participants must have completed the Specialist level or have managed a corporate wellness program at least three of the past four years. (During online registration, registrants will be asked to provide contact information for their current or most recent supervisor to verify eligibility.)
Registration FeesCurrent NWI Member Registration Fee: $855 per training; $1,610 when registering for Worksite Wellness Specialist and Program Manager at same location/time (a $100 savings)
Non-NWI Member Registration Fee: $930 per training; $1,760 when registering for Worksite Wellness Specialist and Program Manager at same location/time (a $100 savings)
Cancellation Policy: NWI Event Cancellation Policy: Should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome at no extra charge. A charge of 10% of the registration fee will be made for cancellations received in writing (or e-mailed with confirmation received) more than 15 business days prior to the start of the event. A charge of 50% of the registration fee will be assessed for cancellations received 15 or less business days prior to the start of the event. No refunds will be given for cancellation of webinars or other online program registrations. If you have any questions regarding your registration, contact NWI.
Continuing Education CreditThe National Wellness Institute offers diverse continuing education options for its worksite wellness programs. For each training (Worksite Wellness Specialist & Worksite Wellness Program Manager) completed, participants may earn 14 CECs toward certifications they currently hold. A CEC certificate will be e-mailed to individuals who select their desired CEC certificate(s) during registration and complete the post-training evaluation form. NWI's Worksite Wellness Professional Certificate Program is pre-approved by:
What is a Professional Certificate Program?
Certificate programs enhance continuing education with relevant and timely training and are not substitutions for degrees. 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 Certification Program and a Certification:
Professional Certificate Program:
Certification Program: 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. Certificants must complete continuing education requirements to retain the credential. More about NWI’s Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) certification program.
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