Mission, Vision, and Educational Philosophy

Chapman Institute seeks to be America’s premier Worksite Wellness professional development provider.

Our Mission

Chapman Institute’s mission is to offer training products for professionals in the Worksite Wellness field that allow them to deliver world-class wellness programs and reach their own career goals. We do this by drawing on a wealth of practical experience and applicable research findings to help our students solve real-world challenges.  Our desire for Chapman Institute’s Worksite Wellness training resources and nationally recognized WellCert program is to help improve the health status, health care utilization and health care costs for entire populations.

Our Vision

We aim to become the best known, most highly regarded and most often adopted, training, certification and problem solving resource for the Worksite Wellness field.

Our Educational Philosophy

Promoting professional development and establishing a best practice standard for the Worksite Wellness community.

Chapman Institute provides technical advice and best practice perspectives we’ve learned through trial and error and a careful look at the applicable research to professionals planning, designing, implementing, managing and evaluating Worksite Wellness programs. Drawing from deep experience with more than a thousand employers over thirty-five years Chapman Institute serves as the exclusive provider of the nationally recognized WellCert Program for individuals and groups.

Each level of certification under the WellCert Program builds on the previous level and helps standardize the key skills necessary for success in as a Worksite Wellness professional.

Additional dimensions of our educational philosophy include extensive use of “show-discuss-apply” educational strategies, testing, case studies, periodic opportunities for learner introspection and team-based learning experiences.

Our Core Values

Chapman Institute is grounded in providing practical, research-driven and experienced-based corporate wellness solutions to address some of the biggest health and wellness challenges. To do so, we are committed to providing resources that embody the following core values:

  • Current
  • Reliable
  • Analytically sound
  • Effective
  • Accommodating
  • Trustworthy
  • Comprehensive
  • “Best-Practice” oriented
  • Credible