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Live Training Courses
Our core curriculum classes are available both online and onsite. Classes listed on this page are offered in English.
Online courses meet for 90 minutes once per week for 8 weeks, in addition to four outside hours of coaching skills practice. Onsite courses meet for 16 hours over a two-day period at various sites across North America. Every live training course listed, as well as our mentor coaching, is ICF accredited as Approved Coaching Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) and can be used when applying for ICF credentials.
CAM 501 Foundations For Christian Coaching – Starting Monday, February 6 @ 2pm EST/EDT – Online (Scott Gress, 1.5 hrs, 8 sessions)
CAM 502 Establishing A Dynamic Coaching Relationship EVENING OPTION – Starting Monday, February 27 @ 7pm EST/EDT – Online (Cindi White, 2 hrs, 6 sessions)
CAM 508 Coaching for Spiritual Growth – Starting Thursday, February 16 @ 3pm EST/EDT – Online (David Cooke, 1.5 hrs, 8 sessions)
A basic foundation for understanding and practicing coaching.
Topics covered include: core coaching skills, coaching conversation model, the biblical basis for coaching, how coaching is distinct from counseling and mentoring, and how can use coaching in their ministries or workplace. You will finish the course ready and able to use coaching at a basic level.
**CAM 501, Foundations For Christian Coaching is a pre-requisite for all other Core Curriculum Live Training.
What does it take to develop a strong professional coaching relationship?
It takes attention to the essentials and going beyond expectations. In CAM 502, we teach you to do just that. In this ICF-approved course, you will learn: ICF ethics and standards, how to help PBC orient around areas of strengths and high performance patterns, the ingredients for a strong first session, and how to go beyond just the doing of coaching in order to really be a coach.
formerly Coaching and the Brain as a Learning Catalyst
The human brain is a wonderful and wonderfully complex organ. Knowing how the brain works (and doesn’t work) helps coaches provide better coaching. In this course, you’ll learn the basics of neuroscience (in everyday English) and how to apply them to your coaching.
God did not think the world into existence, God spoke the world into existence.
Words matter! And the words and other language elements used in coaching matter to the growth of those you coach.
Practical tools that can be used when coaching clients in a wide range of personal, life and family issues.
Special attention is given to helping you develop the six basic components of personal coaching: goals, toleration, needs, values, boundaries, and standards.
Coaching isn’t just for individuals — it’s also ideal for teams.
In this course, you will gain an understanding of the difference between a team and other types of groups, learn how to develop authentic teams, learn the skills needed to coach teams, how to support teams in overcoming dysfunction, use team covenants, and create alliances.
This course provides you the knowledge and skills necessary to apply coaching to faith conversations so you can use coaching to support people moving closer to God and deeper in their commitment to Christ.
In this course, you’ll learn how coaching can be used to help others grow spiritually. The course introduces several spiritual growth models and coaching frameworks that support spiritual growth as well as insights on how to apply coaching informally and in challenging conversations.
This course provides an overview of various assessments, inventories, and tools for creating awareness with coaching clients.
Among the instruments addressed will be the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), the Leadership Practices Inventory 360 (LPI 360), Strengths Finder 2.0, and DiSC. Attention will be given to discerning which instruments are most useful in which client situations, what steps are necessary for utilizing various instruments, and how to promote effective client engagement with instruments.
You know how to coach, and you know how to lead, but how do you incorporate coaching into your leadership?
This course provides the knowledge and skill necessary for taking a coach approach to working with teams, managing direct reports/volunteers, and leading within a church or other organization.
Too many great coaches have far too few clients.
This course aims to help you create dynamic coaching relationships in order to help you grow your coaching practice — both in terms of quality and number of clients served.
Start Coaching What’s Right With People
The field of psychology has broken its 100-year focus on pathology in the past decade by turning attention to what’s right with people. This field explores topics such as happiness, well-being, strengths, optimism and character and it is ripe for coaches. In this 16-hour course coaches will learn the basics of positive psychology, including the PERMA model, and get equipped with insights and tools to help clients live lives of greater well-being.
Your Planters Deserve Trained Coaches
Coaching church planters has its own distinctions. Planters are fundraisers, recruiters, communicators, and more. In this class, we will give 16 hours of live training (onsite or online) that give coaching models and skills specific to coaching church planters. This class is laid out with the foundation of current Church Planting best practices in mind.
Start Using Coaching in Local Ministry
How do we practice coaching in the local church?
Time will be invested in developing the basic mindset and skillset used in coaching and applying those skills in the local church setting. The course will integrate biblical and theological rationale and reflection in understanding coaching in relation to leadership in the Church. We will specifically look at the following ministry areas: small groups, volunteers, teams, elders, and staff.
This is a mentor coaching process that includes ten hours of mentor coaching.
This is a mentor coaching process that includes ten hours of mentor coaching – seven hours through a group coaching/supervision cohort and three hours of one-on-one feedback coaching with at least two mentor coaches. This process is specifically intended to satisfy the mentor coaching requirement for ICF credentialing, prepare clients to successfully complete the ICF performance evaluation, and provide ongoing support as you complete the ICF Credentialing application.
On Demand Video Courses
FOUR ASSESSMENTS EVERY COACH CAN USE (AND SHOULD!)
Everything you need to know to successfully use assessments
This on-demand video course walks you through four of the best assessments on the market: The Big Five, Core Values Index, Clifton Strengths, and Conflict Styles. You’ll learn how to use them on three levels, including one where you don’t even have to give the assessment.
Unlock Your Client’s Creative Mind
This on-demand video course will give you the skills and tools to help your clients find new awareness. The course teaches 10 practices and presents 8 tools that are effective at evoking new awareness. This course can be used as 4 hours of Resource Development/Core Competency toward renewing your ICF credential.
CAM 102: Level up to PCC
A Complete Guide to Coaching at a Professional Level
This on-demand video course will help you build your coaching to the PCC level. It also includes material on Coach the Person Not the Problem, as well as several demonstrations of PCC level coaching.
frameworks for successful coaching
A balanced approach that allows for wisdom and expertise within a true coaching relationship
This on-demand video course will help you build your own coaching framework, which will streamline your coaching and your marketing. We’ll teach you how! This course can be used as 4 hours of Resource Development/Core Competency toward renewing your ICF credential.
Asking Powerful Questions
Creating Client Value Through Awesome Coaching Questions
This on-demand video course is designed to help powerful questions become second nature. You can improve the quality of your questions: We’ll teach you how! This course can be used as 3 hours of Resource Development/Core Competency toward renewing your ICF credential.
The low-stress, high-results way to get started with every coaching client
This on-demand video course will give you the confidence to consistently create coaching relationships that are headed in the right direction and lead to fabulous results. This course can be used as 2 hours of Resource Development/Core Competency toward renewing your ICF credential.
High Performance Patterns
Tapping Into the Power of The High Performance Pattern for You and Your Clients
High Performance Patterns (HPP) is a research-based assessment that discovers a narrative that when followed by the client leads to increased performance. This course will teach you what it is, how to discover it, and how your clients can apply it to their lives. This course can be used as 2 hours of Resource Development/Core Competency toward renewing your ICF credential.
CAM 101: Introduction To Coaching
In this course, we will lay a solid foundation for you as a Christian Coach
The course is divided into three sections: An introduction to the concept of coaching, an introduction to the skills of coaching, and a primer on how to get started as a coach.
The Coaching Exchange
Gain 40 Paid Coaching Hours
One of the biggest challenges facing new and developing coaches is how to gain real coaching experience. After you coach your spouse, your friends, and maybe a few coaching classmates, you start wondering if coaching your dog is a good idea. It’s not. This is where The Coaching Exchange (TCE) comes in. TCE is a way for you to gain 40 hours of real coaching experience with real clients and count those hours of experience toward ICF credentialing.