Advanced Health Behavior Change Online Course


4/30/2018 – 5/25/2018


$25 Colorado residents, $300 out of state

Primary Competency

Analytical/Assessment Skills

Help your clients reach their goals! This online course provides tools and strategies to help clients around diet, exercise, diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention and control. 

This 4-week course includes both online coursework and live learning practice sessions. It is designed for patient navigators, care coordinators, clinical and non-clinical practice staff.

Course topics include:

  • Behavior change theory and application
  • Supportive tools to enhance behavior change such as Brief Action Planning 
  • Overview of strategies you can use with your clients such as self-monitoring tools
  • Case-based discussion and guided practice 

This course features 3 live learning session via Zoom:

  • Noon-1 pm MT May 3
  • Noon-1 pm MT May 10
  • Noon-1 pm MT May 17

Attendance at the live learning sessions and completion of 80 percent of course assignment is required to receive a certificate of completion. Estimated time commitment is 2 hours per week. 

You will receive information on accessing the online course when you register.

Prerequisite: Level 1 Patient Navigator Fundamentals Course (or see course instructor)

Additional Recommended Prerequisite: Advanced motivational interviewing (MI) or a total of 12 hours of MI training (or see course instructor)

Contact Erin Martinez if you are unclear whether you meet the prerequisites for the course at

Technical Requirements: Webcam or access to an internet capable device equipped with a camera and a microphone (such as a smartphone or tablet).

Due to grant funding though June 2018, we are able to offer this course for a nominal fee to Colorado residents. 

$25 Colorado participants
$300 out of state participants

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