Collection: DTTAC Virtual Lifestyle Coach Training

The Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center's (DTTAC) Virtual Lifestyle Coach Training prepares individuals to serve as Lifestyle Coaches to deliver the evidence-based National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP). 

The Virtual Training Advantage

The DTTAC Virtual Lifestyle Coach Training™ provides you with the same high quality experience and in-depth learning as the in-person training, but is done more conveniently over smaller pockets of time, allowing for more reflection and application, while saving you more money by removing added travel costs.

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To read FAQs about this training, click here.

DTTAC Virtual Lifestyle Coach Training™ includes:
  • A four-week, interactive virtual training designed around adult learning and health education principles

  • Easy to understand guided coursework with individual touch points and built-in learning assessments

  • Opportunities to practice facilitation and receive feedback from expert Master Trainers

  • Four consecutive weeks of independent coursework combined with four virtual instructor-led prevention to practice sessions (approximately 8 hours of independent coursework)

  • 16 hours of training that exceeds CDC training standards

  • Networking with other trainees from around the country

  • Innovative and engaging virtual learning experience that ensures competency and readiness to be a successful Lifestyle Coach

Trainees will complete 8 hours of guided coursework on their own over a four week period, in addition to four (4) two-hour instructor-led prevention-to-practice live virtual sessions. These live virtual sessions are required for completing training and will be held on the following schedule based on the date of the training:

  • Live Session Week 1, Wed @ 12:00-2:00pm EST

  • Live Session Week 2, Wed @ 12:00-2:00pm EST

  • Live Session Week 4, Wed @ 12:00-2:00pm EST

  • Live Session Week 4, Thurs @ 12:00-1:00pm EST

Note: Trainees will need a phone and a computer with internet to participate in the live virtual sessions.

Completing the four weeks of guided coursework and attending the four live virtual sessions is required for successful completion of the training and receipt of a Certificate of Completion.

2020 Dates

  • Jan 13 - Feb 16  Complete
  • Apr 6 - May 1 

  • June 1 - June 26 

  • July 6 - July 31  

  • Oct 5 - Oct 30 

CEU Credits

CEU credits are available for Registered Dietitians, Certified Diabetes Educators, Registered Nurses, and Certified Health Education Specialists. Credits are available for an additional $25 fee.

Payment is due to DTTAC no later than 2 weeks before the training. Credit card is the preferred method of payment. If you need to pay by another method, please email us at dttac@emory.edu

 

Please contact dttac@emory.edu with any questions about this training

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