The Wellness Inventory can support you in creating a new coaching business or to expand your existing practice.
The Wellness Inventory - An Invaluable Tool for Coaches
The Wellness Inventory is a whole person assessment program based upon the pioneering work of John W. Travis, MD, MPH
, a founder of the modern wellness movement and creator of the first wellness assessment. Partnering with Dr. Travis, WellPeople has created a dynamic, online version of the Wellness Inventory, now an effective program to support your clients in creating more balance in their lives.
The program enables your clients to gain personal insight into their state of physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness. The program offers guidance and tools to transform this new awareness into sustainable lifestyle change, and a renewed sense of health and wellbeing.
"This tool should be part of every coach's tool box."
Patrick Williams, Ph.D.
We work very closely with the coaching community, and have developed many of the features of the program with coaches in mind. Our Wellness Inventory Certification Training
has been approved by the International Coach Federation for 42 CCEs (continuing coaching education credits), and 42 hours towards the Board Certified Coach (BCC) credential from the Center for Credentialing and Education.
You can use the Wellness Inventory to bring a whole person perspective to your wellness coaching business, as a marketing tool to obtain new clients, as a framework within which to work with clients over time, as well as to generate new profit centers.
Overall Benefits for Coaches
- Assess your clients in 12 key dimensions of wellbeing.
- Quickly determine client's change readiness in each area.
- Track client progress.
- Enhance client satisfaction and loyalty.
- Access a suite of wellness program management tools.
- Maintain year-round engagement with your client.
- Build your coaching business.
- Create new profit centers - use for individual, group and corporate clients.
New Revenue Centers for Your Practice
The Wellness Inventory offers three primary sources for new revenues for your practice.
- Direct fees for offering the program and wellness coaching sessions.
- Classes, workshops and retreats. Use the group reporting data to create programs, services, classes and workshops customized to meet your client's needs.
- Corporate consulting fees. Use the Wellness Inventory as the centerpiece or organizing principle of wellness programs that you market to corporations. You can create a wellness program that includes the Wellness Inventory assessment and life-balance program, with 1-on-1 and group wellness coaching and a series of interactive monthly workshops based on the 12 dimensions of wellness.
Reporting, Communication and Coaching Tools
The Wellness Inventory also provides a suite of tools to empower a staff member or wellness coach in working with your clients. You will have access to reporting, coaching and marketing tools to facilitate one-on-one coaching, follow up, and to strengthen the practitioner/client relationship. The suite of tools also has a Help Desk Feature to explain how each tool works.
Individual Client Reports: Administrative access to individual client assessment results and wellness plans. Test comparison and note-taking features included. Facilitates 1-on-1 wellness coaching.
Group Demographic Reports: Licensees are able to run demographic group reporting on 8 demographic variables for the Wellness Scores and Satisfaction Scores in the 12 sections of the assesment. Reports may be performed on both single demographic variables and multiple demographic variables.
The Wellness Inventory Certification Training is offered in two levels. The first level is a 14 week live phone tele-class, a dynamic, process-oriented course that provides in-depth personal experience and practical knowledge of the Holographic Change Process.
The training provides a unique coaching skill-set to maximize the program's effectiveness in creating change in your clients lives. The goal of the course is to create competence in delivering the program to individual, group, and organizational clients. The cost of the training is $1,395.
We are offering two Certification Trainings Fall 2013. Here are the class times:
Sept. 17 - Dec. 17, 2013 - Tuesdays 7-9 ET
Sept. 18 - Dec. 18, 2013 - Wednesdays 1-3 ET
The 14 week Certification Training is followed by our Level II training, the 7 week Holographic Coaching Practicum. After completing the Practicum you receive the designation of Certified Wellness Inventory Coach. The cost of the Practicum course is $695. The package cost for the two trainings is $ 1,990.
The two Levels of the Wellness Inventory Coach Certification Training are approved by the International Coach Federation for 42 CCEs as well as for portfolio certification credit. The trainings are also approved for 42 hours towards the Board Certified Coach Credential from the Center for Credentialing and Education.
"This tool should be part of every coach's tool box."
Patrick Williams, Ph.D.
All classes are recorded for your convenience should you need to miss a class.
More on Certification Training Teleclasses Testimonials from Graduates.
Background of the Program - Teaching People to Be Well
The Wellness Inventory is based on the pioneering work of John W. Travis, MD, MPH, recognized as a founder of the wellness movement. Dr. Travis was a protégé of Dr. Louis Robbins, creator of the Health Risk Appraisal, while a resident at John's Hopkins and working with the US Public Health Service.
In the early 1970s influenced by the pioneering work of Abraham Maslow and his concept of self-actualization, and other early leaders in the human potential movement, he decided to dedicate his life to "teaching people to be well" rather than treating patients.
He opened the first wellness center in the US in 1975) and created the first wellness assessment (Wellness Inventory) as the intake for the center. The work at his wellness center was based on a forerunner of the coaching model, in which the client was the expert in his/her own life and had a co-creative relationship with the center's wellness facilitators. Dr. Travis authored the classic Wellness
Workbook (Celestial Arts, 1981, 2004, 3rd Ed) which has been used by wellness and health promotion educators in universities for 25 years.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING....
"The Wellness Inventory is a powerful tool for health and wellness coaches and their clients. Coaching is all about motivation, intention and follow through, and the Wellness Inventory provides clients with invaluable feedback and the ability to track progress in any of the 12 areas of life. This tool should be part of every coach's tool box."
Dr. Patrick Williams
Master Certified Coach
CEO, Institute for Life Coach Training
"This pioneering program gives individuals personal insight into 12 dimensions of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness, and provides tools to transform this new awareness into lasting lifestyle change and a heightened sense of health and wellbeing. An invaluable program for health professionals, clinics and hospitals, the Wellness Inventory is a powerful tool for 21st century integrative medicine."
Larry Dossey, MD
Author, Healing Beyond the Body, and Healing Words
Executive Editor, Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing
"The Wellness Inventory system is an essential tool for assessing and monitoring your client's progress and making the coaching experience fun and interactive. It works well for clients that you see in-person, and those you coach at a distance. In addition, it provides opportunity for an additional revenue stream for coaching and trainers from various specialties."
Dr. John Spencer Ellis
CEO, The Spencer Institute
"I highly recommend the Wellness Inventory Assessment Training to professional coaches who want to expand their client offerings as well as acquire an array of new coaching skills. You will learn how to increase your client's awareness and as an added bonus, you have an opportunity to improve your wellness status."
Tina Elliot, MBA, PCC
Professional Certified Coach Health & Wellness Coach / Life Strategist
ICF Ethics & Standards Committee Member
"The Wellness Inventory Certification Training met all of my expectations to move my coaching practice and business to the next level. The program provides a coach with a plethora of resources that can be incorporated into wellness coaching in limitless settings. Bobbie and Jim work together with harmony, openness and a passion for this work that is naturally communicated to the class and in turn energizes each and every person participating."
Pamela Burris RN, MSN, AHN-BC
"During our certification training, you really created a fantastic, informative and nurturing learning space for us. I deeply enjoyed the training (and my increased awareness) and have been eagerly sharing the Wellness Inventory with others. It has become a useful and powerful tool in our coaching programs. Thank you!"
Rob Berkley, MCC
Principal, GroupMV, LLC and co-developer
"The Wellness Inventory is the fundamental component to our hospital's 7-Step Health and Wellness program. Dr. John Travis’ 12 key dimensions of wellness create a holistic foundation from which our clients not only explore the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual issues of life, but more importantly discover ways in which to become responsible for their own health."
Patricia A. Duryea, Ph.D.
"The Wellness Inventory pushes beyond health risk appraisals to the wellness dimension of the illness-wellness continuum. This self-assessment tool offers new insights into what makes life worth living.....The Wellness Inventory puts the health back into health care."
Kent W. Peterson, MD, FACPM
CEO, Occupational Health Strategies
Former director, American College of Preventive Medicine
Former Corporate manager, preventive & environmental medicine, IBM worldwide
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