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1

The second stage of grieving and the loss of health is acceptance.
True
or
False

False. The second stage of grieving and the loss of health is anger.

2

As a wellness coach you have to be willing to feel.

True
False

True. You have to be willing to get close enough to your client's experience to realize that it could be you who is facing a serious health challenge. That compassion and empathy takes courage

3

The coach serves as the expert when using the My Wellness Map—Life Vision and Focus Tool.
True
False

False. The coach moves to a support or ally role, helping clients to develop their personal vision and create the map that will guide them there.

4

Clients will experience negative internal pressures to return to work and resume previous ways.

True
False

False. Not all internal pressures are negative. For example, the internal pressures to restore income and self-respect can positively impact a client's progress.

* Though negative pressures WILL occur.

5

Few health conditions respond well to lifestyle improvement alone.
True
False

False. Actually, many health conditions respond well to lifestyle improvement alone, if the lifestyle changes are early and sufficient enough. Potential clients who are in this early warning category, and are ready to take their situation seriously enough, can make great progress unencumbered by the fear and discouragement that comes with fully developed health challenges.

6

The fourth stage of grieving and the loss of health is bargaining.
True
False

False. The fourth stage of grieving and the loss of health is depression.

7

A challenge engages a person to do what they can, and then do more.

True
False

True, and as a coach you have the honor of being that person's ally through the process.

8

According to Travis's Wellness/Illness continuum, the work of wellness and the wellness coach is most beneficial when it engages a personal early in the treatment process.
True
False

True. The ideal would be either as soon as an issue has been identified through a Health Risk Assessment or early in treatment.

9

On Travis's Illness-Wellness Continuum, what is signified by the midpoint?
Illness awareness
Wellness
Illness
No discernible illness or wellness


No discernible illness or wellness

10

The Wellness Mapping 360º approach is based on the concept that much of what you do with any person with a health challenge will follow the same effective methods of good coaching.

True
False

True. Support your client and the (other) healthcare professionals in what they do, and be a great coach!

11

A recovered drug addict or alcoholic is the best choice to be an effective counselor to someone with that current challenge.
True
False

False. However, having experience in the area does help though, to establish trust, inspire hope, set intrinsic empathy, and familiarize the coach with the life of a person with that help challenge. As a wellness coach with or without first-hand experience with a particular health challenge, you will need to familiarize yourself with what your clients have as their personal and medical experience.

12

What we perceive as loss—is loss.
True
False

True. The perceived loss of our health activates the same process of grieving that we experience with other losses. The coaching work you do with your clint will benefit from integrating what we know about the greiving process with what we know about readiness for change.

13

To best serve a client who has a medical condition,
insist the client be under current and active medical treatment for the condition.
stick to coaching, and don't stray beyond your "scope of practice."
refuse to coach the client if he/she will not agree to be under current and active medical treatment for the condition.
all of the above.

all of the above

14

Wellness coaches help people to
achieve their goals in their careers and their businesses.
return to work in a way that is both productive and healthy.
develop their careers to higher and more satisfying levels.
work smarter and more profitably

Return to work (supposedly)
Book states: all of the above