Learn effective and meaningful ways to assist and engage individuals from walks of life different from your own in maintaining and enhancing wellness.
Multiculturally competent wellness professionals are better able to communicate, engage, and connect with individuals whose worldviews are different from their own. This leads to increased effectiveness of wellness interventions and programs, resulting in more impactful outcomes.
The information and resources provided in these courses align with NWI’s Six Dimensions of Wellness model, Multicultural Wellness Wheel, and Wellness Promotion Competency Model.
Take the FREE introductory course on its own, or complete all elements of both courses to earn your Multicultural Competency in Wellness Certificate.
*Participants will receive 1.5 continuing education credits (CECs) for successful completion of the “Introduction to Multicultural Competency in Wellness” course (taken either a la carte or as part of the Certificate course) and 4.5 additional credits for successful completion of the full “Multicultural Competency in Wellness Certificate” course. Proof of CECs earned will be emailed to participants who select their desired CEC type(s) on the post-course evaluation forms.
NWI's Multicultural Competency in Wellness courses are pre-approved by:
ACSM: The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “National Wellness Institute” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (December 2018 – December 2021). Approved Providers and their content reflect the concepts of their respective organizations and do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of ACSM. Providership # 661228
ICF: Continuing education hours for this course may be used
for the purpose of credential renewal in the area of Resource
NBHWC: The Introduction to Multicultural Competency in Wellness course is approved by NBHWC for 1.5 continuing education units (CEP #100094). The Multicultural Competency in Wellness Certificate course is approved by NBHWC for 4.5 continuing education units (CEP #100094).
NCHEC (CHES®/MCHES®): National Wellness Institute is designated a provider of Category I continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. The NWI Introduction to Multicultural Competency in Wellness course is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive 1.5 Category I (advanced) CECH. The NWI Multicultural Competency in Wellness Certificate course is designated for CHES and MCHES to receive 4.5 Category I (advanced) CECH.
NWI CWP: These courses have been approved for continuing education credits by the National Wellness Institute for NWI Certified Wellness Practitioners (CWP).
SHRM: National Wellness Institute is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. The NWI Introduction to Multicultural Competency in Wellness course is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. The NWI Multicultural Competency in Wellness Certificate course is valid for 4.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org
General Attendance Continuing Education Certificate: National Wellness Institute-verified contact hours for continuing education credit/certificate of participation.
For more information about continuing education, contact the National Wellness Institute at 715.342.2969 or email@example.com.