EpiCoaching Diploma ACSTH
An introductory ICF accredited certification program where you learn the basics of the ICF coaching competencies and ethics together with the main coaching theories and models.
With our program you learn the basics of coaching including ICF ethics, ICF coaching core competencies, coaching principles, theories and models and you apply the basic knowledge by coaching 3 clients under supervision.
If you want to become familiar with the fundamentals of professional coaching and learn the coaching skills to enhance your performance in your profession, this course is for you. This program is also for those who want to develop the skills and have the requirements to apply for the ICF ACC Credential.
Languages: we train in English, Portuguese and Italian.
The program is delivered entirely online and can be customized to meet your needs.
Make a choice!
Take your coaching mastery to a higher level for your own professional satisfaction and for the benefit of your clients, by integrating other skill sets that broaden and deepen your coaching skills. Choose to develop your own potential and your talents to partner with your clients. Make skillful choices that lead to fulfilling outcomes! Below you can have an idea of the modules in our program and the topics covered in it.
Our Level 1 coaching education program is intended to deliver fundamental training for those who want learn the coaching skills to enhance their performance in their profession and for those who want to develop basic knowledge about the coaching profession and take the path to apply for the ICF ACC Credential.
- History and definitions of coaching
- Coaching models and theories
- Differences between coaching and other professions
- Vision, mission and core values of ICF
- The role of the coach
Students learn what is coaching and its fundamentals, the roles of the coach and the client including the difference between coaching and other professional approaches, such as mentoring, consulting, training, therapy. Students also learn how modern professional coaching derives from a variety of different disciplines while always respecting their own ethical standards. Students are invited to create their own coaching definition and to prepare a pitch to present their unique work. They learn how each theory and coaching model can be practically applied to coaching, and they learn and practice on how it can be used to support the learning and the mastery of the ICF coaching competencies.
- What is a Coaching Mindset?
- How to develop a Coaching Mindset?
- The importance of a self-reflective practice for the coach
Self-awareness is extremely useful in many aspects of life since it is the ability to see yourself clearly and objectively through reflection and introspection. The Students explore the benefits of mindfulness and other approaches related to well being, and they are encouraged to practice around these topics.
- The coaching agreement in the ICF Competency Model
- The agreement in the coaching process and in the coaching session
- The agreement as a systemic approach in the ICF Competency Model
Students learn and practice how to structure a coaching session and how to establish a Coaching Agreement, from Goal Setting towards the Desired Outcome, in a systemic perspective according to the ICF Standards.
Active Listening: Values, Believes and Purpose
- How do we listen for values, beliefs and purpose
- How to evoke awareness
- What is beyond the coach’s questions
Getting really clear on values is the first step to get unstuck and moving towards the goal with purpose. The Students learn how to address the Being of the clients and they practice how to listen actively to values, beliefs and purpose in a coaching conversation. Students also learn how to listen to what the client is saying and not saying in order to evoke awareness and support the clients to reach their goals. They learn and practice to reframing and offering questions to clients to shift perspectives by using some coaching tools.
The Students learn, explore and practice the coaching competencies model until they get the sense and confidence to dance with the 8 coaching competencies and start their journey as a coach. The Students learn the ICF Ethics approach, included the IS Interpretive Statements, in order to become aware of what is required to the coach who choose to align with the professionalism promoted by International Coaching Federation.
Practicum with peers
Students will take on the role of coach, the role of client and the role of observer giving and receiving feedback of others. This is the perfect space for you to practice, practice, practice and learn by doing and receiving feedback. The Students will be supervised by their mentor coach and they will receive the mentoring hours required by ICF.
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Schedule a free exploratory meeting on Zoom of one hour with one of our Academy Mentors. We will be more than happy to answer your questions, to give you a broader idea of the characteristics and benefits of our program, so that you can get more clarity on your goals and define your next steps.
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