Training Schedules

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Foundation Program
Advanced Coach Training
Certification-Mandated

The ORGANIZER COACH FOUNDATION PROGRAM is designed for Professional Organizers and Productivity Specialists. It’s the starting place and core training for four certification programs. Our full curriculum is an International Coach Federation Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP). Each course within it has ICF Approved Coach-Specific Training Hours status.

Start with Coaching Essentials CE is a stand-alone course designed to train organizers in the use of great, basic coaching skills and strategies. It’s also the first course in our Foundation Program. Our teleconference-based courses are intensive and participatory. Coaching Essentials will give you powerful listening and questioning skills – and it might be all the coach training you want for the client work you do.

The Organizer Coach Foundation Program Continues! ACTP logo For many Coaching Essentials students, the training offers a methodology for client work that feels so valuable, aligned and right, they want more. To deepen your competence, to learn to coach a wide range of clients in a variety of situations, and to grow your services and business, continue through the full Foundation Program. Take these courses in orderStrengths-Based Coaching, Brain-Based Coaching, Life & ADHD Coaching and Organizer Coach Integration to become a Graduate of a Comprehensive Organizer & Life Coach Training Program.

You may pause your coach education after any of the five foundation courses, then continue your training months or years later. During this period, you may audit a course you have completed.  

The Foundation Program – Required Courses
1. Coaching
Essentials
2. Strengths-Based
Coaching
3. Brain-Based
Coaching
4. Life & ADHD
Coaching
5. Organizer Coach
Integration
Fall 2016 Completed
Winter 2017 Completed
Late Spring 2017 Completed
Spring 2017 Completed

Fall 2017 Completed
Fall 2017
Completed
Feb 8-Mar 15, 2018
6 Thursdays, 3:30-5:00
Register by Jan 22
May 3 - 4, 2018
4 Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:00
Register by April 19

GRADUATION!
Oct 16-Dec 11, 2017
8 Mondays, 4:30-6
Skip Nov 27, after TG Wkend
Register by Oct 2
 

ALL Times Are Listed in Eastern
Subtract 1 hour for Central, 2 hours for Mountain, 3 hours for Pacific.
If in Arizona, use Pacific calculation in the spring, summer and autumn.

Jan 29 – Mar 26, 2018
No class Feb 19, Pres. Day
8 Mondays, 4-5:30
Register by Jan 14
May 30 - Jun 27, 2018
5 Wednesdays, 4-5:30
Register by May 16
Late May - Early July 2018
Sept 13-Oct 11, 2018
5 Thursdays, 3:30 - 5
Register by Aug 30
Nov 1- Dec 13, 2018
6 Thursdays, 3:30 - 5

No class Th'giving Week
Register by Oct 18
Feb - Mar 2019 Spring 2019
GRADUATION!
Oct - Dec 2018 &
Jan - Mar 2019 &
Late Spring 2019
Late Spring 2019 &
Early Fall, 2019
Mid-Late Fall 2019 Feb - Mar 2020 Spring 2010
GRADUATION!

 

Elective Courses
Coaching Skills Labs Client Enrollment: Best Practices
Coaching Essentials is the pre-requisite
4 Thursdays May 31 - June 21, 2018
4-5:30 pm Eastern (1-2:30 pm Pacific)
Register by May 22 Offered again, late Summer 2018
Coaching Essentials & Strengths-Based Coaching are pre-requisites
3 Fridays 11 am - 12:30 pm, Eastern
Jan 26, Feb 16 & Mar 9, 2018 Register by Jan 12
Offered twice a year! Also → Spring 2018

 

 

 

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Foundation Program
Advanced Coach Training
Certification-Mandated

Our ADVANCED COACH TRAINING COURSES are open to our foundation graduates AND to coaches trained in other programs who have a minimum of 60 coach-specific training hours and 75 paid coaching client hours. (Exceptions are noted.) Each course stands on its own.  Courses may be taken in any order.

These courses, integral to our ICF Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP), support five coaching credentials. Each course has ACSTH (Approved Coach-Specific Training Hours) status (and is therefore CCE-qualified). Our Mentor/Lab-Style courses (CCI, AGMC, GMC) satisfy ICF-IAC certifying and re-certifying requirements. 

Advanced Training Schedule

ADHD Education: Knowledge is Power

   Ari Tuckman, PsyD and Denslow Brown, MCC
   6 Tuesdays, Jan 23 – Feb 27, 2018
   2:30 – 4 pm Eastern (11:30 am - 1 pm Pacific)
   Register by Jan 9 offered even years only

Client Enrollment — Best Practices

   Andrea Sharb, COC, ACC
   3 Fridays (3 weeks apart), Jan 26, Feb 16, Mar 9, 2018
   11:30 am - 1 pm Eastern (8:30-10 am Pacific)
   Register by Jan 12 offered in early summer, too!

Productivity Coaching: Awareness, Perspective & Action

   Casey Moore, CPO, ACC, PCOC
   6 Thursdays, April 12 – May 24, 2018
   ★ No class April 26, NAPO conference week
   4:30-6 pm Eastern (1:30-3 pm Pacific)
   Register by Mar 29 offered even years only

Body-Based Coaching

   Julie Gray, PCOC, PCC
   6 weekly sessions, Jun 1 - July 13, 2018
   1 - 2:30 pm Eastern (10-11:30 am Pacific)
   Register by May 18

Core Competency Intensive: ADHD

   Cameron Gott, PCC
   5 Mondays, June 11 - July 16, 2018
  No class July 2
   3:30-5 pm Eastern (12:30-2 pm Pacific)
   Register by June 1 offered most summers

Fostering Mindful Change

   Cameron Gott, PCC, BCC
   2nd Tuesdays (monthly except Aug. & Dec)
   Noon-1 pm Eastern (9-10 am Pacific)
   Register anytime for the next 5 or 10 sessions

Advanced Courses to be scheduled

Leadership Coaching I: Inspiring Greater Changes

   Cameron Gott, PCC & Ellen Faye, COC, CPO
   6 weekly sessions, fall 2018 offered even years only

Holistic Time Coaching

   Julie Gray, PCOC, ACC (with an assistant trainer)
   Fall 2018  offered most years

Leadership Coaching II: Leading Effective Teams

   Cameron Gott, PCC & Ellen Faye, COC, CPO
   6 weekly sessions, fall 2019 offered odd years only

Graduate Book Analysis

   Ellen Faye, COC and Denslow Brown, MCC
   6 weekly sessions, late spring offered most years

Motivational Coaching

  6 sessions, dates TBA

Graduate Foundation Review
   Denslow Brown, MCC 1-hour monthly classes

Mentor/Lab-Style Courses
Core Competency Intensive (focus varies)

   Cameron Gott, PCC offered every summer
   5 weekly sessions, summer 2018

Advanced Group Mentor Coaching

   Cameron Gott, PCC offered most years
   5 weekly sessions, late summer or early fall
   To prepare for or recertify a PCC-level credential
  Option w/individual session meets cert. mentoring req.  

Group Mentor Coaching

  Cameron Gott, PCC, BCC
  5 sessions spread out from mid-fall to mid-Feb
  offered most years

Resource Development Course
Client Enrollment — Best Practices
   
   
3 sessions, 3 weeks apart    early summer, 2018
    offered twice a year

 

 

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Foundation Program
Advanced Coach Training
Certification-Mandated

The Coach Approach training program curriculum is designed to meet the requirements for five separate CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS, listed below. These certifications are administered by The Institute for Applied Coaching. Certification requirements also include client hours, mentor coaching, etc. 

These are the same courses listed above on the Advanced Training Schedule.

Professional organizers and ADHD coaches who have a minimum of 60 coach-training hours and 75 paid coaching client hours are welcome in these courses -- at this time, however, the four certifications can only be earned by our Foundation Graduates who continue into these graduate courses.

Coach Approach / Institute for Applied Coaching has been recognized by the International Coach Federation as an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) in recognition of the training and standards that support our four PCC-equivalent credentials, listed below. Any component of our program (individual courses or the Certified Organizer Coach Foundation Program) are considered ACSTH — or Approved Coach-Specific Training Hours.

While the above charts show when specific advanced courses have been scheduled, the Certification Courses Timetable (below and in the downloadable PDF) indicates the course scheduling patterns in a 2-year overview. Specifically, it indicates the time of year and the frequency of scheduling for the individual advanced courses required for each credential.

Timetable for Graduate-level Certificate-Mandated Courses

The typical scheduling of these courses is indicated here to facilitate your training plans for certification. To determine exact dates and times of scheduled courses, see Advanced Training Schedule or Registration Page.

Certificate-Mandated Courses & Scheduling Patterns

for our Certified Coach Training Program

To earn one of these credentials one must first graduate from the 60+-hour, five-course, Coach Approach Certified Organizer Coach Foundation Program (Coaching Essentials, Strengths-Based Coaching, Brain-Based Coaching, Life & ADHD Coaching and Organizer Coach Integration). Coaches trained elsewhere (60+ training & 75-client hrs.) are welcome in most courses, but are not eligible for these credentials.

Credentialing also requires 10 hours of mentor coaching, seven hours of which can be met in a small group setting. For more info, see the Lab and Mentoring Courses (CCIs, GMC, AGMC) on the Advanced Coaching page.

CAOC, COLC, PCOC and CPLC applicants may choose from any other advanced CA courses to meet the required 125 training hours.

COC — Certified
Organizer Coach

70 hours of coach training
(including foundation training)

One of the two options (below) is required for this credential:

Organizer Coach Practicum    OR
6 weekly sessions, fall
(an Independent Project is
part of this course)

Body-Based Coaching
6 weekly sessions, spring

Plus an Independent Project
Register separately, fall

CAOC
Certified ADHD
Organizer Coach

125 hours of coach training
(including foundation training)
Attend 1 ADHD Conference

ADHD Education:
Knowledge is Power

6 weekly sessions, January

Organizer Coach Practicum
6 alternate-week sessions, fall

Body-Based Coaching
6 weekly sessions, late spring

Coaching the ADHD Client
from Awareness to Action

6 weekly sessions, summer, odd years

Core Competency Intensive: ADHD Coaching Competencies
5 weekly sessions, summer, even years

PCOC
Professional Certified Organizer Coach

125 hours of coach training
(including foundation training)

Organizer Coach Practicum
6 alternate-week sessions, fall

Body-Based Coaching
6 weekly sessions, spring

Holistic Time Coaching
6 weekly sessions, mid-fall

Any of these 6-session graduate-level courses (Motivational Coaching, ADHD Education, Coaching the ADHD Client, Productivity Coaching, Leadership Coaching I or II)

CPLC
Certified Productivity
Leadership Coach

125 hours of coach training
(including foundation training)

One of these two options (below) is required for this credential:

Organizer Coach Practicum
6 alternate-week sessions, fall
(an Independent Project is part of this course)

OR

Body Based Coaching
6 weekly sessions, spring

Plus an Independent Project
Register separately, fall


Productivity Coaching: Fostering Awareness, Perspective & Action
6 weekly sessions, early spring, odd years

Graduate Book Analysis:
Leadership

6 weekly sessions, late spring, even years

Leadership Coaching I: for the productivity specialist/coach
6 weekly sessions, fall, even years

Leadership Coaching II: Leading EffectiveTeams
6 weekly sessions, fall, odd years

 

 

 

 

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