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Coaching 101

Professional Life Coaching 101

12-Hour Certificate Training Course

  • Coaching: The New Helping Relationship
  • Dwight Bain, M.A. and Catherine Hart Weber, Ph.D.
    Coaching is a vital new helping field that is growing daily. Dwight Bain and Catherine Hart Weber help you understand this new skill and how it differs from other helping professions such as counseling.

  • Christian Coaching: Scriptural and Spiritual Foundations
  • Richard Eley, Ph.D.; Katie Brazelton, M.Div., Ph.D.; Catherine Hart Weber, Ph.D. and Sandra Dopf, B.S.
    This panel of experts explores the biblical basis for the field of coaching and provides theological grounding as you launch into this new area of study.

  • Theory & Practice: Developing a Model for Effective Change
  • Georgia Shaffer, M.A.
    There are many theories and models of coaching. Christian counselor and life coach, Georgia Shaffer, explains some of the basic theories and helps you understand how to develop an effective model of life coaching that will help your clients make effective changes in all areas of their lives.

  • Relationships and Communication: Core Coaching Skills
  • Catherine Hart Weber, Ph.D.
    Some of the core skills for the coaching profession are the same as the counseling profession: building a relationship and learning to effectively communicate with the client. Dr. Catherine Hart Weber helps you develop the core skills of building rapport, listening, and other foundational techniques.

  • Facilitating Learning and Change: Advanced Coaching Skills
  • Georgia Shaffer, M.A.
    In this lesson, Georgia Shaffer helps you learn some advanced coaching skills. You will also view helpful role-plays to facilitate building your advanced skills.

  • Assessment and Resources in Coaching
  • Richard Eley, Ph.D.
    You will need a set of tools to be an effective coach. Life Coach and Executive Leadership Coach, Dr. Richard Eley, helps you build an effective toolbox for coaching by giving you valuable resources and assessment instruments.

  • Ethical Guidelines and Professional Standards in Coaching
  • Dwight Bain, M.A.
    “Trust is everything,” according to Life Coach, Dwight Bain. He leads you through basic ethical guidelines and standards of practice for this new field of life coaching. Dwight also teaches you how to build and maintain trust with your clients—the most critical tool of effective life coaching.

  • Coaching as Ministry and Spiritual Care
  • Katie Brazelton, M.Div., Ph.D.
    Life Purpose Coach, Dr. Katie Brazelton, talks about the importance of life coaching as a ministry of the local church and shows you how it can be a key to helping individuals find their God-given purposes in life. Dr. Brazelton demonstrates techniques and teaches keys to spiritual care in coaching.

  • The Business of Coaching
  • Dwight Bain, M.A.
    Being a highly skilled coach will prove pointless if you have no clients! Dwight Bain helps you understand the “business” of coaching and how to build a thriving and financially viable practice in Life Coaching, while helping people improve their lives.

  • New Directions: Specialty Coaching
  • Panel—Catherine Hart Weber, Ph.D.; Dwight Bain, M.A.; Sandra Dopf, B.S.; Katie Brazelton, M.Div., Ph.D. and Georgia Shaffer, M.A.
    There are many types of coaching—from executive coaching to spiritual coaching to divorce coaching. This panel of expert coaches helps you explore possible specialties and gives you keys for determining your niche in the field of coaching.

  • Coaching for Creativity and Innovations
  • Catherine Hart Weber, Ph.D.; Sylvia Frejd, M.A.; Katie Brazelton, M.Div., Ph.D.; Georgia Shaffer, M.A.; Sandra Dopf, B.S.; Dwight Bain, M.A.; Richard Eley, Ph.D. and Jennifer Cisney, M.A.
    The entire AACC Life Coaching faculty shares their creative techniques for Life Coaching. This lesson will offer techniques and practices that will assist you in helping your coaching clients make progress and experience breakthroughs.

  • The Future of Christian Coaching
  • Dwight Bain, M.A.
    Is Life Coaching a fad or does it have a real future? Life Coach, Dwight Bain, gives his view of the future of Christian coaching and helps explore its role in your future.

Bonus DVD: The Top Secrets to Marketing Success as a Coach
by Dwight Bain, M.A.