The 11 hour "A Christian Perspective for Coaching: Foundations" continuing education course achieves the BCC core competencies for coaches by focusing on the foundational requirements of a professional coaching practice: Screening and orientation (3 hours), fundamental coaching skills (4 hours), and ethical and professional practice (4 hours).
Course learning is achieved by:
(1) Reading assigned chapters 1-7 and 19-22 in the text Christian Coaching, Second Edition: Helping Others Turn Potential into Reality, by Gary Collins (available for purchase online and in stores),
(2) accompanying video training, and
(3) an interactive discussion forum where students may post comments or questions for the instructor and other learners.
Students will have an unlimited number of attempts to complete the online multiple choice exam with a score of 70% or better in order to facilitate learning, successfully pass this course and receive a certificate for completing 11 hours of continuing education.
Course Objectives. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
1. Conduct thorough screening and orientation through a foundational understanding of client motivation level, informed consent, coach and client roles, and general parameters for establishing the coaching process.
2. Understand and perform fundamental coaching skills, such as the coaching alliance, helping skills, developing coaching plans, and other essential elements of the coaching process.
3. Implement ethical and professional practices through demonstrated understanding of codes of ethics, advocacy, continuing education, and personal barriers to the coaching process.
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