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Option a) IAFPD Primary Certificate in Coaching Psychology
Option b) Introduction to Coaching Psychology, a CPD programme

This 2-day programme provides an overview to the developing field of coaching psychology and has been designed for psychologists who are wishing to become an International Society for Coaching Psychology (ISCP) Accredited Coaching Psychologist and/or British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Coaching Psychologist.

 

The programme may also be of interest to coaches wishing to learn more about the developing discipline of coaching psychology.

This programme can be taken either as the Primary Certificate in Coaching Psychology which includes submitting a Post Programme Review (see below) or as a general CPD programme titled, Introduction to Coaching Psychology.

CONTENT

It is a 2-day workshop style programme that covers key topics, including the background and development of coaching psychology, the coach-coachee relationship, coaching psychology approaches and models, and themes such as assessment, contracting, and the setup in coaching psychology practice. Applications in coaching psychology are considered, including a look at particular coaching psychology specialisms and interventions, as well as discussions about working in organisations, working with young people, and life and personal coaching. Professional practice issues, such as boundaries and best practice, and coaching and diversity, are also explored. Furthermore, a review of coaching psychology research is presented.

Learners are provided with a printed workbook. Also there is access to online resources.

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AIMS
To provide learners with an overview to the discipline of coaching psychology

OBJECTIVES

  • To gain knowledge to the background and development of coaching psychology

  • To define coaching and coaching psychology

  • To understand the importance of the coach-coachee relationship

  • To consider coaching psychology approaches, models and theories

  • To gain knowledge of the applications in coaching psychology

  • To reflect on the practice issues and research in coaching psychology

  • To learn about the key competencies in coaching psychology

  • To become knowledgeable about the professional routes to accreditation and/or chartership for psychologists

 

The programme is BPS Approved and recognised by the ISCP for CPD. It is run on the Zoom Platform and will include small group discussions and activities in breakout rooms. However, this is not a coaching skills workshop. For skills practice, the Centre for Coaching run a range of BPS Approved and ISCP Recogised courses for the purposes of CPD that provide skills practice. Our centres and academies also run group supervision for psychologists and coaches.
 

RECOMMENDED READING

The recommended reading for the programme is Introduction to Coaching Psychology (Routledge, 2021), co-edited by the programme trainers, Dr Siobhain O’Riordan PhD and Prof Stephen Palmer PhD. The book can be obtained from Routledge or Amazon.

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
A Centre for Coaching CPD certificate is awarded to learners who attend and engage in the activities during the 2-day programme. Attendance is expected to be 90%.

PRIMARY CERTFICATE IN COACHING PSYCHOLOGY: POST PROGRAMME REVIEW & CERTIFICATE
Learners wishing to obtain a Certificate of Achievement need to submit a 750 word Post Programme Review. 

 

TRAINERS
The trainers are Dr Siobhain O’Riordan PhD CPsychol FISCP and/or Professor Stephen Palmer PhD CPsychol FISCP. Both are award winning Chartered Coaching Psychologists, and are ISCP Accredited Coaching Psychologists and Fellows. They have published many articles and book chapters relating to coaching psychology. Professor Palmer has written/edited 60 books. They both edit professional and academic coaching psychology journals and supervise PhD students at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

PLEASE READ: GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION

PRIMARY COURSE INFORMATION

COURSE DATES

COURSE APPLICATION FORM

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