University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Center for Children, Youth and Families



Upcoming Trainings in the Vermont Family Based Approach

September 17-18 and 24-25, 2014: Family Wellness Coaching (FWC) training. (Session Full).

December 1-4, 2014: Family Wellness Coaching (FWC) training.

Description: The Family Wellness Coaching (FWC) training provides an introduction to the Vermont Family Based Approach (VFBA) and teaches basic skills of family wellness coaching. Training modules include:

  • Introduction to the VFBA
  • Motivational enhancement strategies
  • Family-based assessment and feedback
  • Family wellness (nutrition, exercise, reducing screen time and other health-promoting activities)
  • Supporting good parenting across the developmental spectrum
  • The basics of behavioral parent training
  • Building FWC community resources

Requirements: A bachelor's degree or higher in a health or education-related field(s) and a passion for promoting family health and wellness.

Location: Burlington, VT (exact location TBD)

For more information and to register, please contact Dr. Masha Ivanova.


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