Menu Close

Foundations of Coaching

 

 

This training series was originally presented February-March 2022

 

 

We were not able to provide recordings or materials for this training. If you have any questions about this training or are interested in being added to the waitlist for the next time it is offered, please contact CalTrin and select “Ask about a Training Waitlist” from the drop-down menu.

 

 

Coaching is an essential professional development tool. Coaching promotes professional development and helps to retain a highly skilled workforce. This series offers an approach to learn coaching fundamentals and begin integrating it into your organization.

 

Through this virtual, 5-module series, you will:

  • Learn how coaching can transform your organization and workforce
  • Engage in individual and collaborative learning with other professionals, and with the series facilitators, who are certified by the International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Gain the foundational knowledge and skills to begin coaching others

 

Each module includes:

  • Pre-work (30 min)
  • Virtual Learning Session (120 min)
  • Try-it exercises (30 min)

 

Who Should Attend: Staff of family resource centers (FRCs), child abuse prevention councils (CAPCs), and other child- and family-serving organizations who would benefit from learning and practicing foundational coaching skills for the purpose of workforce development.

 

 

COURSE SCHEDULE:

MODULE 1: FOUNDATIONS OF COACHING

  • By exploring the differences between coaching, consulting, and mentoring we will define what a coaching mindset is, as well as explore the principles and assumptions of coaching and how it is used to support an individual’s growth and self-awareness.

 

MODULE 2: SKILLS & TECHNIQUES OF COACHING

  • This module focuses on the phases of a coaching conversation, dives deeper into the skills and techniques used when coaching, and explores how questions can evoke discovery, insight, and commitment or action. 

 

 

MODULE 3: INCORPORATING THE COACHING MINDSET

  • This module explores how the different levels of listening influence our coaching and allow us to be present and flexible while coaching. Further, we will explore how values and beliefs create context for actions and behaviors. 

 

 

MODULE 4: GAUGING GROWTH

  • This module brings into focus how to use the coaching relationship to support goal development and achievement, while tapping into the client’s ideas, suggestions, and desired outcomes. The coach’s role in holding accountability will also be explored. 

 

 

MODULE 5: CONCLUDING THE COACHING RELATIONSHIP

  • The closing session brings everything together to conclude your learning journey. This session will provide examples of how to conclude a coaching relationship. 

 

 

LEARNING EXCHANGE

  • Foundations of Coaching participants will reflect on how you have been incorporating the 7 Essential Coaching Skills into your work. We will share with each other our successes and challenges, as well as have opportunities to dive into the nuances of each skill.

 

 

MEET THE SPEAKERS

Christa provides coaching, training, and technical assistance and organizational consulting to State and County child welfare. She has extensive experience in child welfare, supervision, coaching and organizational development. She has successfully coached trainers, caseworkers, supervisors, and managers in Florida, New York, Alabama, Wyoming, Colorado and the Miami/Dade area of Florida. Christa has her Masters in Social work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She also received her Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) through the Coaching Training Institute, as well as her Professional Coaching Certification (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation.

 

 

 

 

 

Brenda provides training, coaching and technical assistance to State, County, and Tribal child welfare agencies and professionals around the country. Brenda has been an integral part of implementation of coaching in Alabama, Ohio, New York, Virginia and the Miami/Dade area of Florida. Brenda has her Masters in Counseling and Psychology Services. She received her coaching certification through the Adler Graduate School of Professional Psychology and, is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHRISTA DOTY

Senior Program Associate,
Butler Institute for Families

 

 

BRENDA LOCKWOOD, MA, CNTC, PCC

 Senior Program Associate,
Butler Institute for Families