Integrative Health and Lifestyle program (IHeLp)

An innovative, interprofessional, 6-month, completely online, certificate program.

IHeLp is a compassion-centered, interprofessional, mostly-online education program. It builds a strong foundation in integrative health, emphasizing lifestyle changes and highlighting the Seven Core Areas of health. IHeLp is one of the options to fulfill the prerequisite to apply to our Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching certification training.

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IHeLp 2021: Starting online January 11, 2021, 4-day educational retreat May 23-26, 2021, program completion in July 2021. The Educational Retreat is now virtual.  It will be held on the same dates but no travel required.
Graduates are eligible to apply for IHW Coaching certification that begins Fall 2021.

 

 


Features

  • Deeper knowledge in integrative approaches to whole health and wellness – more than 20 courses across a broad variety of topics.
  • Peer and faculty engagement – online moderated discussions, in-person faculty-led events, faculty-graded assignments, mentored small teams, and more.
  • High quality content – Developed by experts in their field, well researched, and referenced. Curriculum you can trust.
  • Online delivery – Most learning is delivered in our easy to navigate, web-based format, but students also come together for a 4-day virtual retreat.
  • Interprofessional environment – Learn along-side professionals across more than 30 unique health and wellness fields. The value and recognition of a team approach to care is foundational to the program.

What you will learn

  • Spirituality & Health
  • Stress & Mind-Body
  • Mindfulness
  • Sleep & Dream Health
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Healing Relationships
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Phytonutrients
  • Environmental Health
  • Mind-Body Modalities
  • Nutrition & Cardiovascular Health
  • Aromatherapy
  • Micronutrients, Vitamins, Minerals
  • Common Dietary Supplements
  • Botanicals
  • Whole Systems
  • Manual Medicine
  • Energy Medicine
  • Integrative Health Informatics
  • Integrative Mental Health
Curriculum Overview

Valued Alumni

Upon successful completion of IHeLp, graduates earn a certificate of completion and become valued alumni, gaining access to ongoing learning and community engagement opportunities

"We pursue our professions and careers because we love to care for people and see them well. As soon as the program starts, you get to know your classmates and meet your instructors, it becomes obvious that this program is where you go to take your passion to the next level."

IHeLp Alumni

-De Ann Dwight, RN, MSN, CRSS

Integrative Health & Wellness Coaching Certification

IHeLp graduates are also eligible to apply to our robust Coaching certification program, as a next step towards a new or enhanced career.

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