By: NWI Staff

NWI Board of Directors member and attorney Barbara J. Zabawa, JD, MPH, recently wrote an article titled “Health Coach Legal Guidelines” for WELCOA on how important it is for health coaches to follow legal guidelines within their practice.

In the article, Dr. Zabawa details the issues that health coaches face when they offer services that illegally cross into licensed practice territory. Health coaches who practice in ways similar to a state-licensed professional, but without an actual license, could face criminal penalties and legal action.

Dr. Zabawa summarizes guidelines for the prevention of legal ramifications against health coaches, as well as provides a list of legal best practices that health coaches should make a regular part of their business management skills.

See the entire original article at WELCOA here.

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