Fall 2015 Learning Opportunities with Wellness Forum Health

imageWellness Forum Health provides educational programs for consumers and healthcare providers that facilitate evidence-based, collaborative, and informed decision making for health-related matters.

Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D., N.D.
Wellness Forum Health (about Dr. Pam Popper read more…)
Executive Director

Fall Learning Opportunities with Wellness Forum  Health

  • Fall Semester: The Diet and Lifestyle Intervention Course $1495 only $695
  • Food Over Medicine Certification Course $199
  • Business Training for Health Professionals $149
  • Wellness Forum Health Personal Chef Certification $495
  • Attend all four $1338 $995)

The Diet and Lifestyle Intervention Course

39 CME’s for physicians; 39 contact hours for nurses; 39 level 3 CPEs for dietitians

The program will teach you how to develop a practice using diet and lifestyle as primary intervention tools; and specific protocols for helping people to regain/maintain their health.  It is designed for doctors, physician assistants, dietitians, nurses, physical therapists, nutritionists, and all health professionals, but participation is open to anyone.  Topics include diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, women’s health, men’s health, children’s health, vaccinations, mental health, cancer treatment, and musculoskeletal conditions. You do not have to be a practitioner to take this course; lay persons are welcome too!

Date and Time:  September 16, classes are offered via virtual classroom (live and interactive conference calls)

Food Over Medicine Certification Course

This is your opportunity to begin or enhance your career in the nutrition field.  The curriculum for the course is based on Dr. Pam’s book and will provide you with the knowledge you need in order to help others. Completing it will also increase your credibility, which will help you to reach more people.

The course is offered through four 2-hour video lectures during which you will learn:

  • The optimal diet for humans and the science to support it
  • The relationship between diet and disease and how diet can be used as an intervention tool
  • How to instruct patients/clients in managing their healthcare – includes tips on how to interview and interact with doctors; how to assess health care options; and how to coach people through making these decisions
  • How to read, understand and interpret research studies so that you can continue to learn on your own.

Upon completion, you will receive a certificate and will be able to teach the Food Over Medicine Course to consumers (and charge for the program!). Slides to facilitate community presentations and course materials are provided.

Date and Time:  This program is offered online and can be started anytime.

Business Training for Health Professionals

This course is for people who want to start a diet and lifestyle-related business or want to expand an existing business without investing a lot of money.  Many people would like to be in business or to increase their profitability if they are already in business – this course will show you how.

Classes are taught via video lectures.  A workbook is provided to facilitate the development of a business plan based on the material covered in the lectures.

After identifying your goals, you will develop a business plan, a directory of services and pricing. You’ll also learn low-cost marketing strategies that work, how to develop workshops that turn prospects into clients, effective speaking, teaching and coaching skills, and long-term strategies for growth and success.

Date and Time: This program is offered online and can be started anytime.

Wellness Forum Health Personal Chef Certification

Offered by Chef Del Sroufe, New York Times best-selling author, internationally known celebrity chef, with over 25 years experience.

This program is designed to train people who want to be personal chefs or personal chefs wanting to develop additional skills, the basics of the business using a plant centered approach to cooking. Students will learn:

  • meal planning and meal planning for special dietary needs (gluten free, IBD, allergies, heart disease, cancer, etc);
  • sanitation basics;
  • how to price and market services; licensing and insurance needs;
  • how to prepare meals in clients’ homes

At the end of this course, you will be certified as a Wellness Forum Health Personal Chef, and you will be able to:

  • show that you are qualified to offer personal chef services
  • work with clients from initial contact through menu planning and food preparation
  • market yourself as a personal chef trained by an internationally recognized expert

This course includes 4 live classes with Chef Del and assignments that will assist you in developing skills

Date and Time: To be announced for the Fall

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