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Course Description

This course is 15 learning hours inclusive of 4 hours of interactive online facilitated sessions. It is recommended that learners spend approximately 3 hours per week on this course.


This course will introduce the different programming options affiliated with wellness and total health for employees. Learners will be part of discussions and workshops that help them critically analyze the key components that are needed in a robust plan, as they build understanding and confidence in the development of their own multi-year plan. 

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Physical Health
  • Module 2: Mental Health
  • Module 3: Life Health
  • Module 4: Leadership and Planning

What You Will Learn

  • How to recognize the traits of physical, mental and life health that contribute to a flourishing life
  • The value that physical, mental and life health have in the workplace
  • The value that leadership plays in a flourishing workplace
  • How to assemble, design and create the outline of a health and wellness plan

Notes

If you have any questions about this course, please send an email to openlearning@dal.ca  

Course Microcredential

This course provides learners with the opportunity to earn a microcredential. A microcredential is evidence of the mastery of a skill or competency that is desired by employers. Dalhousie microcredentials are developed in collaboration with relevant industries and organizations. The microcredential is demonstrated by a digital badge that can be displayed on social media pages, digital resumes, personal webpages, and in email signatures. To earn the microcredential in this course, learners will need to successfully complete the competency-based assessment related to the microcredential.

Prerequisites

The two courses listed below are prerequisites as course materials and exercises in this course build upon prior learning in those courses. If enrolling in multiple courses at once, learners will receive a warning that prerequisites have not been met - please just click “ok” and continue.

Recommended For

  • Those in HR and supervisory positions who are looking to strategize and implement health and wellness plans in their organizations to ensure a healthier workforce with fewer sick days and more engagement, by enrolling in this and the other four courses in the Certificate in Total Health and Wellness Strategy.
  • Managers and supervisors in any organization who want to build upon their existing experience and education in supervision and HR, by learning more about the impacts physical, mental and psychological wellness of employees have on the health of the organization.
  • Graduates of HR programs who want to upskill and learn more about the fast-growing field of health and wellness.
  • Consultants in the health and wellness field.
  • Anyone interested in or already working in health promotions.
     

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Key Components in a Total Health and Wellness Plan
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Days
Tuesday
Time
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Jan 10, 2023 to Feb 14, 2023
Type
Online - Synchronous
Dates
Jan 17, 2023 to Feb 07, 2023
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
15.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $795.00
Instructors
Section Notes

This course includes four one-hour synchronous facilitated sessions scheduled on Jan 24, 31, Feb 7, 14 from 7:00-8:00 pm Atlantic Time. It is recommended that learners sign up early so they can have access to the recommended readings and videos up to a week before the first live session. Those who cannot participate in the facilitated live sessions will be given an alternate assignment to gauge comprehension of the materials. In addition to the one-hour facilitated session per week, learners can expect to spend approximately 2 hours per week in reading, watching videos, reflection and assignment preparation. The final assignment will be due on Feb 21.

 

Section Title
Key Components in a Total Health and Wellness Plan
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Apr 18, 2023 to May 23, 2023
Type
Online - Synchronous
Days
Tuesday
Time
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Apr 25, 2023 to May 16, 2023
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
15.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $795.00
Instructors
Section Notes

This course includes four one-hour synchronous facilitated sessions scheduled on April 25, May 2, 9 and 16 from 7:00-8:00 pm Atlantic Time. It is recommended that learners sign up early so they can have access to the recommended readings and videos up to a week before the first live session. Those who cannot participate in the facilitated live sessions will be given an alternate assignment to gauge comprehension of the materials. In addition to the one-hour facilitated session per week, learners can expect to spend approximately 2 hours per week in reading, watching videos, reflection and assignment preparation. The final assignment will be due on May 23.

 

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