Certificate Description

Lifestyle Intervention Health Certificate

A certificate program to promote health

The Lifestyle Intervention Health Certificate (LIFE C) provides an affordable, practical, and career-enhancing distance learning plan of study to prepares health professionals to practice health-focused lifestyle intervention. This certificate trains health professionals to move beyond advice to evidence-based integration, assessment and prescription of optimal fitness, stress management, and nutrition programs to decrease the risk and impact of chronic disease.

Featured Faculty

Jennifer Gamboa

President of Body Dynamics – a multi-disciplinary physical therapy and wellness center and FitTest Solutions – software for annual PT examination/intervention

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Certificate Curriculum

The LIFE C is a 12 credit, three semester program that can be taken as a standard certificate program.  The LIFE C curriculum includes:

Semester 1

Introduction to Health-focused Lifestyle Intervention 2 Credits
Defining Framework for Delivering Health-focused Lifestyle Intervention 2 Credits

Semester 2

Principles of Interpersonal and Organizational Health Coaching 2 Credits
Clinical KSA’s for Health-Focused Lifestyle Intervention [HFLI] Teams 2 Credits

Semester 3

Developing a Health-focused Lifestyle Intervention Business Plan 2 Credits
Health-Focused Lifestyle Intervention Capstone Experience 2 Credits
The LIFE-C is $5,100 for the entire curriculum which is split into three payments, one in each semester. Each credit is $425.

Faculty delivering expertise and experience

The LIFE Cat University of Montana delivers high quality content taught by nationally-recognized experts. The program is directed by Jennifer Gamboa, PT, DPT, OCS; CEO of Body Dynamics, Center for Sustainable Health; Co-Founder, FitTest Solutions; and Managing Partner of Sustainable Health Index, LLC 

Additional, Faculty includes:

  • Steve Tepper, PT, PhD, FAPTA
  • Christina Vink, MS Exercise Science and Health Promotion, ATC
  • Jenna Calo, PT, DPT, OCS
  • Andrea Watkins, PhD
  • Nancy White, PT, DPT, OCS,
  • Carl DeRosa, PT, PhD, DPT, FAPT

6 Courses. 12 Credits. 1 Year.

Offered by UMT in collaboration with Rehab Essentials

Deadline: August 12, 2018

The Lifestyle Intervention Health Certificate conveyed by University of Montana upon successful completion of program requirements.

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