Know Your Own Health

Training & Supervision for Health & Wellbeing Coaches

Health Coaching is recognised by NHS England as a significant driver in improving people’s ability and confidence to manage the challenges of life with one or more health conditions, including anxiety, stress and depression.  

Know Your Own Health are leaders in the field of SMP Health & Wellbeing Coaching, which is now being funded in Primary Care alongside Link Workers and Care Coordinators.

Self-Management Programme (SMP) Health Coaching is aimed specifically at supporting people to take ownership ('patient ownership') and to achieve what's important to them.

Know Your Own Health's training and supervision programme for Health & Wellbeing Coaches is accredited by the Personalised Care Institute.

 

  • Bronze, Silver & Gold Levels of Accreditation

    Health and Wellbeing Coaching is a skilled profession. 

    All Health and Wellbeing Coaches undertake an initial training programme.

    This is followed by continued training and supervision alongside their coaching sessions, enabling coaches to qualify for higher levels of skills accreditation.

    At each level, Health and Wellbeing Coaches are assessed against a set of specific core competencies and skills:

    Level I (Bronze):  Will have completed Training (including situational role-play), worked under supervision with their first clients, and passed a Formative Assessment. 
    Level II (Silver): Will have worked with a target number of clients, completed a Group Training Session and passed a Summative Assessment.
    Level III (Gold):  Will have worked with an additional target number clients, presented a Portfolio of Case Studies demonstrating skills for assessment, and passed an individual interview with the trainer.

    Coaches who have reach Gold continue to work under the regular supervision of a trainer. A Gold accreditation also qualifies the Health & Wellbeing Coach to train as a trainer.