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For Certified Wellness Coach Employers

For schools, health care programs, or community organizations, hiring a Certified Wellness Coach gives students access to high-quality support, which helps them lead happier, healthier lives.

How to Hire a Certified Wellness Coach

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Evaluate Your Readiness to be a Certified Wellness Coach Employer

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Bring on Certified Wellness Coaches to your staff!

Benefits of Hiring a Wellness Coach

Schools, health care programs, and community groups looking to provide comprehensive behavioral health services and support to their clients can benefit from hiring a Certified Wellness Coach.

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Increased Capacity

Certified Wellness Coaches supplement the efforts of existing professionals, allowing them to focus on clients with more complex needs. This increases your organization’s capacity to provide increased access to care where it’s needed most.

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Stronger Community

Hiring a Certified Wellness Coach empowers your organization to build a stronger, more resilient community.

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Elevated Well-Being

When you hire a Certified Wellness Coach, it helps your organization do an even better job of supporting your clients' mental well-being. They provide tools that are easy to use, so your clients can do well and succeed.

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Increased Capacity

Certified Wellness Coaches supplement the efforts of existing professionals, allowing them to focus on clients with more complex needs. This increases your organization’s capacity to provide increased access to care where it’s needed most.

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Stronger Community

Hiring a Certified Wellness Coach empowers your organization to build a stronger, more resilient community.

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Elevated Well-Being

When you hire a Certified Wellness Coach, it helps your organization do an even better job of supporting your clients' mental well-being. They provide tools that are easy to use, so your clients can do well and succeed.

Testimonials

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Training and growing a system with Certified Wellness Coaches allows our tiered model (Multi-Tiered System of Support) to be more responsive to the growing needs of our students.

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This strategic inclusion aims to address the growing need for accessible mental health services and to foster a supportive environment conducive to student well-being.

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This will provide sites with the ability to quickly and appropriately meet the needs of students.

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Training and growing a system with Certified Wellness Coaches allows our tiered model (Multi-Tiered System of Support) to be more responsive to the growing needs of our students.

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This strategic inclusion aims to address the growing need for accessible mental health services and to foster a supportive environment conducive to student well-being.

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This will provide sites with the ability to quickly and appropriately meet the needs of students.

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How do I evaluate my readiness as an employer?

Direct employees who are interested in becoming Certified Wellness Coaches to learn more in the Become a Certified Wellness Coach section. We’re here to support your journey to hire a Certified Wellness Coach. If you have any questions, you can send them to WellnessCoach@HCAI.ca.gov.

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How do I evaluate my readiness as an employer?

Direct employees who are interested in becoming Certified Wellness Coaches to learn more in the Become a Certified Wellness Coach section. We’re here to support your journey to hire a Certified Wellness Coach. If you have any questions, you can send them to WellnessCoach@HCAI.ca.gov.

Employer Program Milestones

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Employer Grant Application Opens

January 2024

The application period closed mid-March, 2024.

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Candidate Certification Website Launched

February 2024

Refer employees interested in Wellness Coach certification to the application portal.

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Funding for grant awardees announced

Summer 2024

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Employer Grant Application Opens

The application period closed mid-March, 2024.

January 2024

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Candidate Certification Website Launched

Refer employees interested in Wellness Coach certification to the application portal.

February 2024

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Funding for grant awardees announced

Summer 2024

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Frequently Asked Employer Questions

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Hiring Certified Wellness Coaches can help your organization better support clients and promote well-being. It's a win-win that benefits both your staff and clients.

If employees want to be Certified Wellness Coaches, they can explore our certification paths that match their qualifications and career goals.

A wide range of organizations serving children and youth can benefit from hiring a Certified Wellness Coach. This includes schools, health care organizations, community groups, and others.

  • Schools: Support student well-being and create a positive learning environment.
  • Health Care Programs: Integrate health and wellness into patient care, improving overall health outcomes.
  • Community Organizations: Provide wellness education and support to community members, fostering a culture of well-being.
  • Nonprofits: Enhance their services by enhancing the mental wellness of their students populations.
  • Government Agencies: Implement behavioral health programs and initiatives, particularly for youth.
  • Corporations: Promote employee well-being, reduce stress, and improve productivity.
  • Health Clinics: Complement clinical services with wellness and recovery support.
  • Rehabilitation Centers: Assist individuals in their journey to recovery and well-being.
  • Youth Programs: Provide mentorship and guidance for young people facing mental health challenges.
  • Social Services Agencies: Offer holistic support to students, supporting mental wellness on an individual level.

You can help fill gaps in youth mental health services in California by hiring a Certified Wellness Coach. You’ll also be giving children and youth important behavioral health and mental wellness support. This can help your organization thrive.

Hiring a Certified Wellness Coach is a great choice for your organization. It's important to know that these Coaches don't provide clinical treatment. Instead, they help fill gaps in youth services in California. They give important behavioral health support, promoting mental well-being. This can make a big difference to both your clients and your organization.

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HCAI is working closely with California Community Colleges, California State Universities, and private nonprofit universities to begin bringing you a list of programs with designated curriculum by Fall 2024.

Stay up to date with the latest details about the program, timelines, and grant opportunities.

Stay
Updated

HCAI is working closely with California Community Colleges, California State Universities, and private nonprofit universities to begin bringing you a list of programs with designated curriculum by Fall 2024.

Stay up to date with the latest details about the program, timelines, and grant opportunities.

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