Psychological Coaching Programme
This offers an intensive 34 hour programme covering the psychological theory and practice of cognitive behavioural coaching. It builds on other courses and programmes run by the centre. The course is suitable for managers, HR staff, management consultants and psychologists, trainers and others interested in learning about the psychology of coaching. Participants should have basic coaching skills and be currently coaching coachees, clients or staff. If delegates have not attended a formal coaching training programme, they are strongly advised to consider undertaking other courses from the centre’s suite of coaching courses/programmes.
Learners will be expected to undertake a coaching session within a group setting during the course for the purpose of group supervision.
WHO ARE THE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES SUITABLE FOR?
Generally the courses are suitable for coaches, trainers, managers, directors, entrepreneurs, personnel staff, management consultants, psychologists and/or other professionals who wish to learn more about coaching and/or management development. However, participants also include those interested in a career change.
This 34 hour programme provides delegates with an understanding of the psychology of coaching from a cognitive-behavioural perspective together with a range of advanced coaching skills.
Key objectives of this programme are for participants to:
• understand the nature of psychological coaching
• become knowledgeable of cognitive-behavioural, problem-solving, solution focused and rational emotive behavioural coaching
• understand the psychological concepts of emotional management, self-esteem, self-acceptance, self-motivation, focus on achieving goals, transformation of the coachee into the self-coach (the coaching career), low frustration tolerance and practice relevant skills that can be used in coaching
• develop and have an opportunity to practise a range of advanced coaching skills
• become proficient in the use of challenges and disputation in coaching
• learn how to overcome blocks in coaching
• make a presentation on an aspect of coaching or the psychology of coaching
• understanding how to deal with emotional interference when implementing and/or maintaining action plans
• learn how to maintain their newly acquired advanced coaching skills
• consider the psychological coaching models and their application to life, business, executive, performance and speciality coaching
• practise coaching sessions and skills training in pairs or triads
• group supervision of recorded coaching sessions with coachees, clients or staff
• consider what further training, if any, is required
There is pre-course reading and articles to read. There is no written assignment for this ILM Development Programme.
In the UK the trainers include Prof Stephen Palmer and Dr Siobhain O’Riordan.
ILM Development Programme Course Fee: Individual £1140; Organisational £1320
ADVANTAGES TO CANDIDATES ENROLLING ON ILM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
On completion of their course students receive an ILM Development certificate.
INSTITUTE OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
By attending our Centre’s ILM Development Programmes, our Learners become eligible to join the Institute of Leadership and Management at Associate and Full Member levels. Successful completion of the Coaching Development Programme or the Psychological Coaching Programme provides eligibility at Associate Membership Level of the Institute of Leadership and Management (subject to completion of the administrative forms). Successful completion of both programmes provides eligibility of the Institute at Full Membership level.
CERTIFICATES FOR COURSES AND CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD)
Certificates of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) are issued by the Centre for Coaching, International Academy for Professional Development Ltd to Learners who meet the attendance requirements for each programme. On completion of the ILM Approved Development Programme and ILM application form, our Registrar will notify the ILM.