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Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)

Our Certified Professional Life Coach course teaches the Core Competencies of the International Coach Federations (ICF). ICF is the leading organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession through high standards, independent certification, and a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals. You will learn ICF-recognized protocols and use these to build your own distinctive coaching style.

This course also incorporates the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC) Code of Ethics, used to enhance the lives of individuals impacted by addiction. You will learn strategies for applying the IAPRC Code of Ethics, ICF Core Competencies, and other recognized coaching concepts. Upon course completion of the final exam within the course, you will receive the Certified Professional Coach (CPC) certification. This credential is issued through the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC). Finally, you will have gained the industry-recognized skills needed to become a certified life coach and establish a successful coaching business.

6 Months / 40 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

Offered in Partnership with your Preferred School

Central Michigan University

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Learning Method

Instructor-led

Self-Paced. Study on your own schedule

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Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES2023

What You Will Learn
  • To guide people through a dynamic coaching process from start to finish.
  • To set the foundation for coaching relationships using a formal coaching agreement.
  • To apply the application of ethical practices and standards to your business.
  • To develop your own personal coaching presence, style, and communication system.
  • To help your clients clarify their purpose, goals, plans, and actions.
  • To launch your own coaching practice using strategies that best fit your style.
  • To develop an Envisioning Possibilities statement for your practice client
  • To develop a comprehensive business plan
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 40 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Mastering self-awareness and self-discovery exercises are foundational to your life coaching career.
  • Earning a life coach certificate from a reputable institution builds your credibility.
  • Working with a practice client will help you establish a unique and individual coaching style.
  • Learning business strategies from successful life coaches is the first step to building your clientele base.

Outline

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I. Awareness and Mindful Intention
  A.   Introduction to LCE
  B.   Setting Your Intention
  C.   How to Earn your CPC Credential
  D.   History of Modern Coaching
  E.   Power of a Professional Code of Ethics
  F.   Coaching Roles and Personal Qualities
  G.   Personal Qualities of Outstanding Coaches
  H.   Reasons to Hire a Coach
II. Awareness and Mindful Intention, Pt. 2
  A.   Focus on You
  B.   Life Metaphors
  C.   Your Life's Purpose
  D.   My Life Circle
  E.   Listening and Building Rapport
  F.   Standards of Practice and Rules of Engagement
  G.   Coaching YOUR Practice Client
III. Action Tools and Skills
  A.   Tools and Assessments
  B.   Positive Psychology
  C.   Personality Profiles
  D.   More Assessments for Coaching
  E.   Coaching Conversation Dynamics, Pt. 1
  F.   Coaching Conversation Dynamics, Pt. 2
  G.   Our Stories
  H.   The Three Potentials
  I.   The Coaching Cycle
  J.   Coaching Sessions
  K.   ICF Core Competencies
IV. Action Tools and Skills, Pt. 2
  A.   Ethical Guidelines and Professional Standards
  B.   Establishing the Coaching Agreement
  C.   Trust and Intimacy
  D.   Coaching Presence
  E.   Active Listening
  F.   Powerful Questioning
  G.   Direct Communication
  H.   Creating Awareness
  I.   Designing Actions
  J.   Planning and Goal Setting
  K.   Managing Progress and Accountability
V. Assumptions and Deeper Insight
  A.   Wellbeing: Positive Psychology Evolves
  B.   The Johari Window and Self Discovery
  C.   Emotional Intelligence 2.0
  D.   The Value of Values
  E.   My Ideal Life
VI. Shifting Perspective
  A.   The "A" Word
  B.   The Heart of the Matter
  C.   Freeze it! The Antidote to Anxiety
  D.   Freeze Frame Exercise
  E.   Sharing My Success
  F.   The Bedrock of Success: E+R=O
  G.   Self-Responsibility and Self-Esteem
  H.   The Last Resort in Self-Responsibility
  I.   Imagination: The Power to Shift
  J.   How I Scare Myself
  K.   Clean Up Your Messes
  L.   20 Things I Love to Do
  M.   Uncommon Appreciation
VII. Accelerate Your Business Launch
  A.   Establish Your Business on Purpose
  B.   Envision Your Ideal Business
  C.   Make a Statement: Clarify Your Mission
  D.   Plan for Success: Begin with the End in Mind
  D.   Counting the Cost Quick Start
  E.   New Beginnings: Starting Small
  F.   Setting Your Coaching Fees
  G.   Four Strategies for Going the Distance
  H.   Finding Your Niche
  I.   Your Ideal Client is Waiting
  J.   My Ideal Client's Name is …
VIII. Accelerate Your Business Launch, Pt. 2
  A.   Six Strengths to Leverage Your Credibility
  B.   Start with Low Hanging Fruit
  C.   Use Your Voice to Define Your Expertise
  D.   Strategic Networking
  E.   Position Your Expertise
  F.   Marketing and Promotion
  G.   Referrals: The Road to Riches
  H.   Creating Your Marketing Plan
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Instructors & Support

Jean LaCour

Jean LaCour, PhD, is a Certified Prevention Professional, author, and a trainer with extensive experience in the addiction recovery field. She is the co-founder of the NET Training Institute Center for Addiction and Recovery Education, a 501 c3 tax exempt nonprofit corporation offering online training in addiction counseling, peer specialist support, and recovery support services.

Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
    • 1 GB of RAM
    • 1 GB of free disk space
    • Broadband Internet connection (DSL or cable recommended)

Software Requirements:

  • This course is preferred with the latest versions of Windows and Mac OS. Although the versions listed below are compatible, it's strongly recommended to have the latest operating system for an optimal experience.
    • PC: Windows 10 or later operating systems.
    • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Applications:
  • All applications must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Sound card with speakers or headphones
  • Printer
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

About Certification

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The International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC) provides leadership in the field of Professional Recovery Coaching worldwide in order to enhance the quality of life and health for individuals, families and communities.

FAQs

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are online, so you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

No.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance

How can I get more information about this course?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE CHAT or by calling us at (855) 520-6806. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the Contact Us form.

Does this course include a certification?

Yes. Upon successful completion of the final exam within the course, you will receive the Certified Professional Coach (CPC) certification. This credential is issued through the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC).

 

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