The Science of Change
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The Science of Change

Using Behavioral Science to Help Clients Change
4.2 (14 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
802 students enrolled
Created by Jennifer Hancock
Last updated 10/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 40 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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Requirements
  • A basic knowledge of change processes is required to understand the content of this course
Description

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 is the target audience?
  • Coaches
  • Mentors
  • Managers
  • Learning Development Professionals
  • Counselors
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Curriculum For This Course
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Welcome & Introduction
1 Lecture 03:01

Welcome to the course. This video will help orient you to the material in this course and to me, your instructor.

Introduction
03:01
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The Science of Change
3 Lectures 37:23

How does behavioral psychology and humanistic philosophy combine to help us tackle our most stubborn change management problems? 

Unit 1: The Science of Change
08:55

Behavioral extinction - how it occurs and why it occurs and most importantly - how to make it occur is central to any change process.

Unit 2: The Science of Behavioral Extinction
17:00

What does all this science mean to life coaches, mentors and counselors? It means if you are going to truly help your clients, you have to understand what is holding them back and how to help them overcome these obstacles.

Unit 3: Applications for Coaches and Mentors
11:28
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Bonus Lecture & Materials
1 Lecture 00:33

This section contains the lecture notes and additional resources to help you further your learning.

Additonal Learning
00:33
About the Instructor
Jennifer Hancock
4.4 Average rating
126 Reviews
2,560 Students
5 Courses
Humanist

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.