Coach Training & Mentoring

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIntegrative Transformational Life Coaching (ITC)
Certification Program Overview

Program length:  One year or ~6 months per course (including all academic and practical hours), direct mentoring and one on one tutoring (in person or over web/phone)
Program requirements:
-60 academic hours (30 contact hours per course)
-75 client coaching hours (documented in International Coach Federation format; minimal requirements for ACC accreditation)
-a minimum of (6) coaching sessions (course prerequisite)
-Written test for each course
-Oral test for each course
-Completion of (10-15) recorded coaching sessions, which will be critiqued to ensure mastery of technique and learning while also giving constructive feedback
Program Main Goal:  Prepare students to launch their own coaching practice upon completion while also academically and practically preparing them to pursue any desired further certification level through existing accreditation organizations globally with ease and most requirements completed.
Program Secondary Goal:  Students establish a relationship with a mentor coach who can help them through all the details of starting and launching a coaching practice so that ongoing coaching and assistance is in place upon completion of the certification.

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Class Descriptions 

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This course covers the philosophical and scientific foundation for ITC, coaching communication, the difference between coaching vs. counseling, and ethics, coaching standards & best practices (using International Coach Federation and Board Certified Coach credentialing standards).  The course also provides a basic framework for all coaching work and basic tools to begin the coaching process with any clients.

Prerequisite:  a minimum of (6) coaching sessions and completion of at least 2 years of college level courses

ITC Tools & Techniques:  Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, and Interpersonal Neurobiology

This course provides in depth training with tools and techniques from 3 major scientific fields of neuroscience, positive psychology, and interpersonal neurobiology and how they can be applied during the coaching process.   The course adds tools to help calm the nervous system, increase motivation and concentration, increase overall happiness and well-being, and provide support for complex problems faced by clients today.

Prerequisite: ITC Foundations

ITC Internship Program:  Conscious Business Coaching & Development

This program provides direct training for applying ITC to business development and coaching while students learn how to use their strengths to develop and market their own coaching practices.  This is done as part of actual business development, and helps new coaches develop their practice with lead sources and supervision.  The process includes practical training in marketing, search engine optimization, basic web development skills, and a primer in using old and new technologies, including social media, to develop a personal coaching brand.

Prerequisite:  Successful complettion of ITC Foundations and ITC Tools & Techniques

This program also asks participants to complete a full business and marketing plan, including 1 year, 3 year, and 5 year business goals with strategies and actions defined for completion.