REINVENT YOUR FUTURE

     Welcome  to  PCC-level  Training



Continue  your  coaching   journey   with   the  PCC - level  Training  Course 

We look forward to walking alongside you on your journey toward being an effective and engaged coach! You will learn the essential coaching skills, approaches, mindsets needed to facilitate powerful and transformative coaching conversations.  You will engage with other student that bring their wisdom and experience to the training, and you'll work with several Vibrant Faith coaching school instructors . Listed below are faculty that you'll interact with on a regular basis - both during classes, practice labs, panel and book discussions, and via blogs.  You'll also meet several other faculty members who will equip, encourage, and empower you in fulfilling your training objectives.

2022  FALL  TRAINING  SCHEDULE


  • 1 |  Differences in ACC- VS PCC-level competencies (8/15)
  • 2 |  Modifying coaching agreements (8/17)
  • 3 |  Strategies for evoking new awareness (8/22)
  • 4 |  Developing your client base (8/24)
  • 5 |  Direct communication - Part 1 (8/29)
  • 6 |  Direct communication - Part 2 (8/31)
  • 7 |   Practice Lab (9/7)
  • 8 |  How to market your life event (9/12) -  joint class
  • 9 |  Coaching clients through disruptive change (9/14) -  joint class
  • 10 |  Practice lab  - coaching disruptive change (9/19) - joint class
  • 11 |  Practice lab 1 & 2 - Level 2 (9/21)
  • 12 |  Practice lab 3 & 4  - Level 2 (9/26)
  • 13 |  Practice lab 5 & 6 - Level 2 (9/28)
  • 14 |  Practice lab 7 & 8 - Level 2 (10/3) -  joint class
  • 15 |  Action and accountability - Part 1 (10/5)
  • 16 |  Action and accountability - Part 2 (10/12) 
  • 17 |  Practice lab 1 - Advanced group coaching (10/17) - joint class
  • 18 |  Practice lab 2 - Advanced group coaching (10/19) - joint class
  • 19 |  Practice lab 3 - Advanced group coaching  (10/24)
  • 20 |  Practice lab 4 - Advanced group coaching (10/26)
  • 21 |  Coaching models, frameworks, and approaches (11/2)
  • 22 |  Coaching through grief and loss (11/9)
  • 23 |  Developing your coaching business: next steps (11/16)

Meet  your  training  team

Felix Villanueva, MCC

Director of the Coaching School

Jim LaDoux, PCC- in Training

Director of Coaching & Consulting

 MESSAGE  BOARD

Rev. Dr. Felix Villanueva  (felixv@vibrantfaith.org | 626.275.8755  | Schedule a Meeting with Felix 
Our Covenant
  • Attitude:  Be positive, present, playful, proactive,  and open-minded,
  • Actions: Be on time, ready to contribute, and seek to "go first."  
  • Assumptions:  Be willing to stretch yourself and trust the process.

Norms & Expectations
  • Review Coaching School Manual to refresh your memory on core competencies.
  • Post TLQs and comment on assigned blogs within 48 hours.
  • Watch Zoom recordings or recaps if you miss a session.
  • Notify your instructor before the session if you will be late or absent.
  • Presentation slides are posted before every session in case you wish to download.
  • Join monthly book discussions if you're able to do so. 
  • View message board before every session.
  • Instructors may respond to your TLQs and blog postings individually or during learning sessions.

Reminders
This Week's Experiment 
  • Ask/Observe: Ask 3 people about what energized them.
  • Practice:  Ask short, open-ended questions.

Pre-Training Assignments

SESSION 1  |  Differences  in  ACC  vs   PCC-level  competencies   -   8/15

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

  • What are your hopes for the PCC Course? 
  • How are you use coaching in your personal and professional Life?
  • How is PCC-level coaching different than ACC-level coaching?
  • Describe  the differences in ACC vs PCC-level competencies.
  • Explore how PCC-level coaches place increased emphasis on WHO they are coaching.
  • When we "trust the process;"  it helps coaches be fully present for the coachee.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

SESSION  2  |  Modifying  coaching  agreements  -  8/17

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

  • Define the coach's role in creating a safe, sacred environment.
  • Recognize that confidentiality is crucial for creating safe space.
  • Discuss with client/coacher that confidentiality goes both ways.
  • Understand, embrace, and learn to articulate ICF's Code of Ethics.
  • What are the most critical elements that make up coaching agreements?
  • What do you need to pay closer attention to when informing clients/coachees about coaching agreements?

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

SESSION  3  |  Strategies  for  evoking  new  awareness  -  8/22

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

  • Learn ways to coach clients beyond their current level of thinking.
  • Refine question-asking through the use of clear, concise, and open-ended questions.
  • Focus on allowing the client to do most of the talking AND most of the processing.
  • Describe to "detached engagement" looks like for a coach.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

SESSION  4  |  Developing  your  client  base  -  8/24

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

  • Identify the clients you seek to serve, the opportunities and challenges the face, and coaching with you will make a difference?
  • Consider how the clients you currently coach might serve as a referral to people with similar needs and opportunities.
  • How would you describe your "ideal clients?"
  • Is there a specific coaching niche you're seeking for go deeper with?
  • Who is currently part of your coaching network?  Client base?

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

  • Before:  Download Session 4 slide deck.
  • After:   Share your TLQs for Session 4.   Write one or two paragraphs on your takeaways, learnings, and questions regarding this class.  What new insight did you discover?   What market strategies do you plan to implement?
  • After:  Answer the following questions and enter your answers in the using this Google Sheets link.  A video has been provided to guide you through this exercise:  What is your earning goal for your coaching business? Use the Excel spreadsheet provided in the materials for this class to figure out your answer.  What is your strategy to achieve that goal?  What is your niche?  What does your avatar look like?  What is your core message?
  • After:  If you were absent, watch Zoom recording for Session 4.

SESSION  5  |  Direct  Communication  (Part 1)  -  8/29

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

  • Explore ways to actively observe and comments.
  • Share phrases that engage clients without judging or shaming.
  • When is direct communication most helpful in a coaching conversation?
  • What are some approaches for challenging a coachee's assumptions or world-view?
  • Share how silence plays an important role in direct communication.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

SESSION  6  |  Direct  Communication  (Part 2)  -  8/31

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

  • Continue to go deeper with when and how direct communication when coaching. 
  • When would it be inappropriate to use direct communication?

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

SESSION  7  |  Practice  Lab  -  9/7

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

We'll continue to refine our coaching skills and approach related to the 8 core competencies.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

SESSION  8  |  How  to  Market  Your  Live  Event  -  9/12  (joint class)

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

Students from the ACC-level course will be joining us today to learn how to plan, promote, and follow up after hosting a Live Event.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

  • Before:  Download Session 8 slide deck.
  • Before:  Download 2 resources - Live Interview Planning Sheet and Planning and Delivering a Successful Live Event.
  • Before:  Pre-work related to Event Planning.  1) Think about a live event you would like to offer.  2) Write down as much information as you can:
    1. What’s the need you want to meet?
    2. Who is the target audience?
    3. How would you find out if your program is doable?
    4. Who could you partner with?
    5. What do you see are your biggest challenges?
  • After:   Share your TLQs for Session 8.   Write one or two paragraphs on your takeaways, learnings, and questions regarding this class.  Using the Design and Market Your Live Event Worksheet, create an initial flow for a live event you would like to offer. Respond to "What are your biggest challenges in creating the event?"
  • After:  Watch Zoom recording for Session 8.

SESSION  9  |    Coaching clients through  disruptive  change   -  9/14   ( joint class)

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

Students from the ACC-level course will be joining us today to learn ways a coach can help clients navigate disruptive change.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

  • Before:  Nothing at this time
  • After:   Share your TLQs for Session 9.   Write one or two paragraphs on your takeaways, learnings, and questions regarding this class.  Using the Design and Market Your Live Event Worksheet, create an initial flow for a live event you would like to offer. Respond to "What are your biggest challenges in creating the event?"
  • After:  Watch Zoom recording for Session 9.

SESSION  10  |  Practice  lab  on  coaching   disruptive  change  -  9/19   ( joint class)

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

Students from the ACC-level course will be joining us today to practices coaching people through disruptive change.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

Before:  Nothing at this time
After:   Share your TLQS for Session 10.  Respond to the following 3 questions.
  1. Write one or two paragraphs on your takeaways, learnings, and questions regarding this class.
  2. What did you learned as you watched and listen to the ACC students?
  3. What would be one step you can take to enhance your coaching expertise?
After:  Watch Zoom recording for Session 10.

SESSION  11  |  Level  2  practice lab  level 1  &  2   -  9/21

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

Training continues that furthers a coach's capacity to model the 8 core competencies at a PCC proficiencies level.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

SESSION  12  |  Level  2  practice labs  3  &  4   -  9/26

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

Training continues that furthers a coach's capacity to model the 8 core competencies at a PCC proficiencies level.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

SESSION  13  |  Level  2  practice labs  5  &  6   -  9/28

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

Training continues that furthers a coach's capacity to model the 8 core competencies at a PCC proficiencies level.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

SESSION  14  |  Level  2  practice  labs  7  &  8  -  10/3  (joint class)

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

Training continues that furthers a coach's capacity to model the 8 core competencies at a PCC proficiencies level.

SESSION  15  |  Action  and  Accountability  - Part  1   -  10/5

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

One of our functions as coaches is to help our coachees embed accountability steps into their coaching plans. By inviting the coachee to develop accountability steps we are offering them an opportunity to achieve success and, to some extent, manage distractions. As coaches we want to encourage them to choose someone outside the coaching relationship to be their accountability partner, bearing in mind that by virtue of being their coach, we are already partnering with them in the accountability process.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

  • Before:  Review slide notes for Session 15 .
  • After:  Read and comments on the blog,  "Embedding accountability into coaching relationships."
  • After:  Share your TLQS for Session 15 related to the following questions
    1. Write one or two paragraphs on your takeaways, learnings, and questions regarding this class.
    2. Name one specific step you will take to implement the core competencies learned regarding Action & Accountability.
    3. As you reflect on how you wrap-up a coaching session, what do you perceive are your major challenges?
  • After:  Watch Zoom recording for Session 15.

SESSION  16  |  Action  and  Accountability  - Part  2   -  10/12

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

  • Felix will provide content by 10/10

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

SESSION  17  |  Practice  Lab  - Coaching  Teams  (part 1)   -  10/17

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

Students will gain insights on the differences between individual, group and team coaching and
will share approaches and practices that lead to effective team coaching conversations.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

  • Before:  Review/download the Presentation Handout.
    After:  Share your TLQs for Session 17 based on the following questions:
    1. Write one or two paragraphs on your takeaways, learnings, and questions regarding this class.
    2. On a scale from 1 to 10 (1=least; 10=most), how confident are you in coaching a group? What will make it a 9 or 10?
    3. Take a moment to reflect on what  you did during a previous group coaching. What would you do different if given the opportunity?
    4. What questions still linger?
  • After:  Watch Zoom recording for Session 17.

SESSION  18  |  Practice  Lab  - Coaching  Teams  (part 2)   -  10/19

DISCOVER / DISCUSS

Students will gain insights on the differences between individual, group and team coaching and
will share approaches and practices that lead to effective team coaching conversations.

DO   -  BEFORE  and AFTER  the  session

  • Before:  Review/download the Presentation Handout.
    After:  Share your TLQs for Session 17 based on the following questions:
    1. Write one or two paragraphs on your takeaways, learnings, and questions regarding this class.
    2. On a scale from 1 to 10 (1=least; 10=most), how confident are you in coaching a group? What will make it a 9 or 10?
    3. Take a moment to reflect on what  you did during a previous group coaching. What would you do different if given the opportunity?
    4. What questions still linger?
  • After:  Watch Zoom recording for Session 17.

What your "next step" for mastering your coaching skills?