Leadership Solutions from Read Solutions Group: Registration Opens Habit Change Coach I

Friday, April 08, 2011

Registration Opens Habit Change Coach I

Habit Change Coach™

Training Program

Habit Change Coach I

Coming Again in September 2011

Habit Change Company is pleased to offer a course in Professional Coaching, utilizing a values-based approach to coaching. This approach helps people and organizations achieve their maximum potential. The Professional Coaching Course, “Habit Change Coach I” is an open-enrollment, skill development program that utilizes experientially-based teaching and learning models consistent with programs for adult learners.

This class will be held at Neumann University. To learn more, visit http://www.neumann.edu/academics/contedu/coaching.asp

Instructors: Christine Coward, MSW, PCC and Sherry Read, MS, MBA, CPC, CEC

What is Coaching? Coaching is a profession of partnering with clients in thought-provoking and creative processes that inspire them to maximize their personal and professional potential—according to the International Coach Federation. Among the many benefits of being a certified coach are flexibility and access; coaching can be in-person or phone-based, working with people all over the world, with opportunities for travel. Coaching, as a rewarding career, can provide opportunities to assist others in their personal and professional lives, and can positively impact individuals, groups, and organizations.

After successful completion of Habit Change Coach I you will be able to:

  • Define and distinguish Coaching as a profession, from other helping professions
  • Create the coach-client alliance
  • Use mindfulness to effectively raise awareness across 8 life practices
  • Explore personal thoughts, beliefs, and values and how they affect coaching
  • Act according to guiding ethical principles, including individual, community and global responsibility
  • Apply a spiritually-based approach to serve others
  • Use effective listening skills to deepen client awareness
  • Facilitate learning for results, help clients break through change barriers
  • Use supportive methods of holding clients accountable for making change
  • Access and use intuition to maximize client experience
  • Implement key skills used in coaching and use positive psychology techniques in coaching.

Career Opportunities: Professional coaches have found successful careers with corporate employees, career-changers, hospital patients, and many other individuals and groups from varied disciplines, on a contracted basis. This program may be of particular interest to those looking for a part-time or full-time career as a professional life coach. The most successful coaches offer a blend of academic depth, professional experiences, and appropriate credentials, including academic degrees and demonstrated key competencies like self-awareness, compassion, responsiveness, and flexibility to client’s needs. Effective coaches are also self-directed, life long learners who continually seek knowledge to grow both personally and professionally.

Habit Change Coach I is focused on the student’s personal development as s/he learns how to coach. Components of the class will include mindfulness & eight integrated habit areas, personal life planning, personal values, defining coaching, personal ethics, overcoming psychological barriers, self- management, and branding you as a coach. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to confidently coach clients and begin a part-time or full-time career in coaching.

What past students have said: You created the most conducive atmosphere for learning that I have ever encountered. Thank you for bringing out the best in me!” Amy Friedman

“This has been the best training investment I have made. We were supported from start to finish. I highly recommend this and all their training to everyone.” E. Everett Horsley

“I expected to gain professional skills which I did. I also grew personally which was a wonderful gift.” Tamara Gohean

“Taking the coaching class helped me to enter a new professional venue. The class combines theory, experiential learning, personal meditation and group process. It is a high caliber class which helped me reclaim my talents and celebrate them.” Ann David Strohminger

For more information on Habit Change Company please visit www.thehabitco.com and download our prospectus.

Any questions about Habit Change Coach Training program please contact VP of Coaching Services, Chris Coward ccoward@thehabitco.com or call 215.472.1572

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