Self-Study Continuing Education for Coaches
Ongoing – Self-Study CE – Single 1-Hour Evidence-based Coaching Methods – Introduction to Motivational Interviewing, Positive Psychology Coaching Primer
Ongoing – Self-Study CE Coaching Adolescents (For certified coaches who want to add a teen and young adult specialization to their services)
Ongoing – Self-Study CE – Certified Academic Resilience Coach / Certified Career Discovery Coach Specialization (For certified coaches. This is the Stage 5 option for CYRCs)
Ongoing – Basic Coaching Skills (For organizations with internal staff to train)
Live, Virtual Youth Life Coach Training – Stages 1-4
Certified Youth Transition Coach (Stages 1-2 conclude training after 14 weeks) (For coaches working within organizations who have no interest in private practice or business building.)
Certified Youth Resilience Coach (Stages 1-4 conclude training after 25 weeks) (For those who are interested in an option for private practice and/or pursuing higher credentialing through the International Coaching Federation after our program.)
Spring 2022 – Virtual/Zoom – Stages 1-4 Life Coach Training/Certification (Weekend) – 25-week schedule – Saturdays, 11 AM – 1 PM US CT – May 28-November 12, 2022 – Registration is FULL
Summer 2022 – Virtual/Zoom – Stages 1-4 Life Coach Training/Certification (Daytime/Weekday) – 25-week schedule – Thursdays, 11 AM – 1 PM US CT – August 11, 2022 – February 16, 2023 – Registration is CLOSED
Fall 2022 – Virtual/Zoom – Stages 1-4 Life Coach Training/Certification (Evening/Weekday) – 25-week schedule – Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 PM US CT – November 3, 2022 – May 11, 2023 – Registration is FULL
Winter 2023 – Virtual/Zoom – Stages 1-4 Life Coach Training/Certification (Daytime/Weekend) – 25-week schedule –Saturdays, 11 AM – 1 PM US CT – February 25, 2023-September 16, 2023 – Registration is FULL
Spring 2023 (USA/Central Time Zone) – Virtual/Zoom – Stages 1-4 Life Coach Training/Certification (Daytime/Weekday) – 25-week schedule – Thursdays, 11 AM – 1 PM US CT – April 6, 2023 – October 26, 2023 – Registration is OPEN
Tuition Costs & Registration Links
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Live Coach Training & Mentoring
- Certified Youth Transition Coach - Live Training - Stages 1-2 $1,350.00
Trainees complete Stages 1-2 of our full youth life coach training program. Includes 50 training hours over 14 weeks. Basic coaching skills + Training and development in YCI model coaching competencies relevant for youth and emerging adults. Intensive practice and supervision. Weekly commitment: 1-3 hours self-study + 2 hours in a live weekly Zoom meeting. 4 opportunities for formal supervision and pass/fail feedback. Ideal for youth-serving professionals who will be adding coaching skills to their work with youth, but have no interest in independent practice or business building. Payment plans are available for a 10% additional fee. Cost includes a $375 non-refundable registration fee that applies toward your total tuition payment.
- Certified Youth Resilience Coach - Live Training - Stages 1-4 $3,200.00
Full professional youth life coach training program - Stages 1-4. 80 training hours including 10 ICF mentor coaching hours over 25 weeks. Includes Stages 1-2 content + Introduction to additional evidence-based models for coaching contexts, skills for independent practice and business building considerations, and a final exam (Recorded coaching session submission for evaluation and pass/fail feedback). This program is ideal for professionals interested in independent coaching practice and business building ICF and CCE approved training hours as follows: International Coach Federation Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (80 hours) - Center for Credentialing Education Approved BCC Training Provider (60 hours). Weekly time commitment: 1-3 hours self-study + 2 hours in a live weekly Zoom meeting. Payment plans are available for a 10% additional fee. Cost includes a $450 non-refundable registration fee that applies toward your total tuition payment. (BONUS: Resilience Coaching Program - General Edition Curriculum Package ($300 value) FREE with certification)
Self-Study Coach CE
Our self-study CE courses are designed for certified coaches who want to add youth specializations to their work.
- Coach CE - Coaching Adolescents - Self-Study $350.00
For certified coaches. 14 self-study training hours over 9 weeks. Includes one 90-minute video lecture weekly + discussion prompts that account for an additional 30-minutes weekly. Coach specific training in evidence-based considerations when coaching adolescent clients, including those at-risk. Coaches will be introduced to biopsychosocial considerations relevant to the adolescent stage of development along with methods for supporting clients through the resource optimization, personal, social, and structural development to enhance chances of successful transitions to adulthood and independence. ICF credential renewal: This course can count toward the 16 hours of self-paced study allowed in resource development training for credentialed coaches. This course also counts toward BCC credential renewal through the CCE. Tuition is non-refundable.
- Coach CE - Certified Academic Resilience Coach / Certified Career Discovery Coach - Stage 5 Self-Study $350.00
12 self-study coach specific training hours for certified coaches. Training in our knowledge-based/evidence-based coaching approach to empower adolescent clients to enhance their academic life by fostering resilience and optimizing learning; and guiding a strategic career discovery process to support tailored decision-making related to work paths and/or higher education. This program is only available to certified coaches who have completed 60+ hours of ICF- or CCE- approved coach specific training. Click the link in the heading to register. ICF credential renewal: This course can count toward the 16 hours of self-paced study allowed in resource development training for credentialed coaches. This course also counts toward BCC credential renewal through the CCE. Tuition is non-refundable.
- Coach CE - Evidence-Based Coaching Methods - 1-Hour Self-Study $40.00
(Options: Introduction to Motivational Interviewing for Coaches, Positive Psychology Primer for Coaches, Mindfulness for Coaching, Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Coaching) For certified coaches. Individual lectures for 1-hour of coach continuing education credit. Includes discussion prompts for a completion certificate.
Coaching Program Curriculum Packages
Our coaching program curriculum packages are for certified coaches who want to add coaching packages to their offerings. Our programs are designed to address resilience building needs for teens and emerging adults. They may be implemented in youth serving organizations, agencies, or schools with coaching support staff.
- Resilience Coaching Program Package – General Edition $300.00
This is a packaged coaching program for professionals, agencies, schools, or organizations committed to empowering teens or emerging adults to thrive in life, school, and work. The package includes 10 PowerPoints with speaker's notes for weekly group coaching, a group participant guide, a coach's guide for 10 weeks of 1:1 coaching sessions, coaching activities, and the program agenda. 3. Coaches and facilitator enhance participants understanding of how to a. Leverage internal and external resources to begin moving toward self-determined goals, b. leverage personal strengths, traits, and skills conducive to goal pursuit, c. identify life direction and set and pursue goals in line with that direction, d. align themselves with people, places, and spaces conducive to goal pursuit, e. develop the skills and make behavior modifications necessary to enhance resilience and chances of success through goal striving.
- Resilience Coaching Program - Academic Edition $300.00
This is a packaged coaching program for professionals, agencies, schools, or organizations committed to empowering teens or emerging adults to thrive in their academic pursuits. The package includes 11 PowerPoints with speaker’s notes for weekly group coaching, a group participant guide, a coach’s guide for 11 weeks of 1:1 coaching sessions, coaching activities, and the program agenda.
- Resilience Coaching Program Package – Desistance & Positive Reform Edition – Juvenile Diversion $300.00
This is a packaged coaching program for professionals, agencies, schools, or organizations supporting offenders through transitions away from crime. The package includes 12 PowerPoints with speaker’s notes for weekly group coaching, a group participant guide, a coach’s guide for 12 weeks of 1:1 coaching sessions, coaching activities, and the program agenda. It’s designed for teens or young adults with a history of delinquency or criminality who are committed to positive behavior change.
Organizations, schools, or other agencies with internal staff coaches who need basic coach skills training but lack the budget to cover our Stages 1-2 training may consider our self-study video series below.
The below video series offers the knowledge-based training only. The organization is responsible for employing a credentialed coach to supervise the practicum for skills development.
- Basic Coaching Skills for Organizations - Self-Study Video Series $1,000.00
For organizations employing staff or volunteer coaches practicing under the supervision of a credentialed coach certified by an ICF- or CCE-approved coach training organization. The complete video series consists of six 30-60 minute modules of instructor-led training with Dr. Mazzola Coaching foundations including, core competencies, ethical guidelines, and professional standards. Includes behavioral science research and theory relevant to effective coaching for adolescents.
Withdraw/Refund Policy: Trainees may cancel or withdraw from Stages 1-4 training within 7 days following the class 1 start date for a pro-rated refund of paid tuition beyond the non-refundable registration fee. Cancellations or withdrawals more than 7 days following the class 1 start date result in no refunds or reductions in tuition owed, as trainees must cover the cost of the lost seat.