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Master Wellness Volunteer
  • Courses listed in this section focus on meeting some of the training requirements for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Master Wellness Volunteer Program.
  • Courses are not meant to be stand-alone but done under the supervision of and in conjunction with your County Extension Agent or a representative of your agency/organization.
  • If you are interested in the Master Wellness Volunteer Program or how the training is structured, please contact you County Extension Agent (http://counties.agrilife.org)
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Master Wellness

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A Fresh Start to a Healthier You! (MWV Online)
A Fresh Start to a Healthier You! is a holistic adult-learning series that uses practical experience and information to help change lives and improve health. Participants also gain support and understanding from the instructor and other participants while learning how to provide safe, healthy, and economical meals for their families and themselves. A part of the Better Living for Texans (BLT) program, A Fresh Start to a Healthier You! includes research-based lessons that integrate the importance of healthy nutrition with an emphasis on increasing fruit and vegetable intake, physical activity, food safety, and food resource management. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission, the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and Food and Nutrition Services sponsor this program. 
Credit Hours: 2 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Master Wellness Volunteer Program Overview (MWV Online)
This course will explore the history of the Extension Service; an overview of the Master Wellness Volunteer program; and the importance of reporting activities and hours. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Principles of Adult Learning & Working with Groups (MWV Online)
Working with adult audiences can sometimes be intimidating, especially when educating about health, wellness and lifestyle changes. This course will discuss principles of adult learning, stages of change and group dynamics. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
MyPlate Suite (MWV Online)
This course is will provide an introduction to basic nutrition and MyPlate. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Getting the Skinny on Fad Diets & Portion Distortion (MWV Online)
Some people will try almost any diet if there is a glimmer of hope that it will help them reach the proverbial, but often unrealistic, ideal weight. Many of these diets are often advertised with claims like lose weight overnight or proven to work. This course will explore how to tell fact from fiction and ways to support healthy weight management. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Food Safety at Home Suite (MWV Online)
This course will explore way to help you and your family maintain health and wellness through food safety. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Cooking Foods Safely Suite (MWV Online)
Food safety is an important concept that spans from purchasing to preparing to cooking. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  
Credit Hours: 2 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Lifestyle Choices and Health (MWV Online)
Chronic conditions are prevalent in the State of Texas and across the United States as well as being expensive. This course will explore four domains of health and well-being. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Finding Reliable Information on the Internet (MWV Online)
Technology can be a wonderful thing, especially when searching for health information. But all websites are not created equal. This course will explore ways to use technology to help get information as well as track information. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Talking with Your Doctor (MWV Online)
This course will explore the importance of preparing for health provider visits and working in partnership with the provide for better health. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Fall Risk Reduction for Older Adults (MWV Online)
Falling can be a serious concern for older adults. This course will explore fall risk reduction. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Medication Management (MWV Online)
This course will discuss strategies to manage medications in an effort to promote health and safety. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Health Talk Express (MWV Online)
HealthTalk Express are 30 minute or less health presentations using a persuasive public speaking approach that empowers the audience to take action. This course will highlight the basics of Health Talk Express and the five topic areas currently available. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 2 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Getting Started with Food Demonstrations (MWV Online)
Getting Started with Food Demonstrations addresses important details that should be considered when planning and conducting a culinary demonstration. It is intended for use as part of the Master Wellness Volunteer Program training offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free