The Science of Change

Using Behavioral Science to Help Clients Change
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Help their clients who are resisting change.
Create change management plans that incorporate a necessary unlearning process
Compassionately provide motivation for clients to keep at the change process until they succeed


  • A basic knowledge of change processes is required to understand the content of this course


The job of a coach or a manager, is to help someone who is rational and wants to change, learn how to actually do that by helping them to overcome their instinctual responses so that they can change. The science of how behaviors are shaped and molded, behavioral conditioning techniques known as operant conditioning, is really useful knowledge for a coach or manager. 

This course explores the science of how behaviors are changed and how we can use that to help the people we mentor and coach to actually change their behavior so they can succeed in whatever it is they want to do.  The course consists of a set of video lesson with lecture notes for reference. 

Take this course if you are a life coach or mentor looking to improve your knowledge and skills so that you can more effectively help your clients and the people you mentor. 

Who this course is for:

  • Coaches
  • Mentors
  • Managers
  • Learning Development Professionals
  • Counselors

Course content

3 sections5 lectures40m total length
  • Introduction


Jennifer Hancock
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Jennifer Hancock is a mom, author of several books and founder of Humanist Learning Systems. She is considered one of the top speakers and writers in the world of Humanism today and specializes in programs involving applied behavioral techniques focusing primarily on how to stop bullying and harassment using science. Her insights on how to combine philosophy and science to help solve our problems more effectively have helped countless people all over the world.