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How to Study for the CHES® Exam

Are you preparing to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®) examination? You are not alone. In fact, there are thousands of students and professionals sitting for this prestigious certification examination each year, at hundreds of Prometric Test Center locations across the country. With such a inspiring community of test-takers around you, it can be quite advantageous to reach out to other people and find support. There are many others who will be sitting for the examina... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 16 February 2022

How To Communicate Your Transferable Skills: Guest Post by Kyle Elliott, MPA, CHES®

  How do you identify your transferable skills when switching careers? What are the most important transferable skills when looking for a new job? Where do you communicate your transferable skills to prospective employers? As a career coach and job search expert, these are a few of the most common questions I get from job seekers looking to secure a job after college graduation, land a role with a big tech company, or make a career transition. Below are four proven steps to identify an... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 08 February 2022

Health Education Leadership Blog Series: An Interview with Nneka X. Shoulds, MS, MCHES®

Health Education Leadership Blog Series: An Interview with Nneka X. Shoulds, MS, MCHES®  The following interview is part of a new leadership blog series that highlights individuals that have furthered their careers in the health education field and are also currently working in an advanced or leadership role.  Who is Nneka X. Shoulds, MS, MCHES®?  Name: Nneka X. Shouds, MS, MCHES®  Job Title(s): Program Coordinator and Team Lead | Texas Department of State... Read More
Posted by Tanya Cole at 31 January 2022

NCHEC, NBHWC, and UC San Diego Announce a Collaborative Project to Advance Reimbursement for Health & Wellness Coaching Services in Healthcare

The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC), The National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC), and the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) announce a collaborative project to advance health & wellness coaching in healthcare. The collaborative project focuses on collecting, tracking and housing utilization data (and reimbursement data where possible) from health & wellness coaches and health educators who are currently providing ... Read More

Everything You Should Know About Health Education Specialists

Whether you’re interested in a career in healthcare education and promotion, or just want to learn more about how this field fits into the healthcare industry, we’re here to fill you in on everything you should know about Health Education Specialists.  What are Health Education Specialists? Health Education Specialists work with individuals, families, communities, and organizations to create and oversee programs that promote health and well-being. They also facilitate the d... Read More
Posted by Tanya Cole at 17 January 2022

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Vannessa Fuentes, CHES®

NCHEC is extremely proud of the many health CHES® and MCHES® who serve as essential personnel in many different sectors across the US. Health Education Specialists have assumed critical roles in the identification, control, and assurance of the needs of individuals and communities. They advocate immensely for public protection measures, and support many other critical health education and health behavior measures. The following interview is part of an ongoing series to highlight the r... Read More

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Tina Marie Devlin, Master-Certified Health Education Specialist

NCHEC is extremely proud of the many health CHES® and MCHES® who serve as essential personnel in many different sectors across the US. Health Education Specialists have assumed critical roles in the identification, control, and assurance of the needs of individuals and communities. They advocate fiercely for public protection measures, and support many other critical health education and health behavior measures. As our nation continues to move forward in addressing and recovering fro... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 03 January 2022

Health Education Leadership Blog Series: An Interview with Brandon Johnson, MHS, MCHES®

The following interview is part of a new leadership blog series that highlights individuals that have furthered their careers in the health education field and are also currently working in an advanced or leadership role.    Who is Brandon Johnson, MHS, MCHES®?  Name: Brandon Johnson, MHS, MCHES® Job Title(s): Public Health Advisor & Government Projects Officer | Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services  Administration (SAMHSA)  Years’ Expe... Read More
at 22 December 2021

2021 Infographic Contest: Winners Announced!

Communication is an essential part of health education and promotion, and has recently become a standalone Area of Responsibility according to the very latest national job analysis study for the profession. Infographics can bring topics that may be difficult to grasp into focus, or they can summarize a complex process in a visual format that is easier for individuals to comprehend. Infographics are now a very important tool utilized by many practicing Health Education Specialists in expanding... Read More

How to Display Your CHES®/MCHES® Credential

The process of obtaining one’s CHES® or MCHES® certification is by no means an easy accomplishment. In addition to sitting for an arduous competency-based examination, the certification denotes years of university-level academic study and a commitment to professional competency through continuing education. Displaying your professional and academic credentials properly will serve to validate your personal expertise and give tangible recognition of professional achievements. In a... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 05 December 2021

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