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All of our COACH TRAINING PROGRAMS begin with our risk free* Foundations of Professional Coaching course. 

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Please Note: Our Coaching Training Courses are offered virtually over the Zoom conference platform until the end of August. We are planning for in-person classes in the Fall of 2022. 

Foundations of Professional Coaching

30 + 2 Training Hours - $1895+HST The Foundations of Professional Coaching offers a rigorous grounding in the ADLER coaching model via an interactive, stimulating environment of hands-on experience. The course introduces the foundational concepts, models and processes associated with the ADLER approach, and anchors students in the coaching mindset while practicing the core competencies of professional coaching. Skills learned in this course serve as an integrative foundation throughout training for certification. In addition, students are introduced to intentional change theory – why and how sustainable desired change can occur at all levels of human and social interaction. Role-play, peer coaching, and experiential exercises underline the importance of awareness of self and others required to develop strong coach-client relationships for sustainable change.

Please Note: All sessions are held virtually over Zoom until the end of August.

Foundations of Professional Coaching 9:00am - 4:30pm ET
Jul 11,12,13,14, 15, 2022  Register Here
Sep 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2022  Register Here
Dec 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2022  Register Here

Coaching in the Context of Work

30 Training Hours - $1895+HST This course explores the individual in the context of systems, and how coaching supports people in their work and lives. This course substantially expands the students coaching skills, while also providing a deeper understanding of the impact of the workplace in people’s lives as well as the impact of coaching in the workplace. The added tools and practices included enhance proficiency in use of the core coaching competencies applied in the work environment.

Please Note: All sessions are held virtually over Zoom until the end of August.

 Coaching in the Context of Work 9:00am - 4:30pm ET
Aug 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2022  Register Here
Nov 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2022  Register Here

Moving Towards Artful Coaching

30 training hours $1895+HST This course focuses on integrating learning - enhancing and deepening the ability to coach artfully and creatively. It provides exposure to and experience with a range of tools and processes to deepen coaching effectiveness. Students will be coaching through the lens of leadership, an integrative theme for many coaching engagements (in both life and work). This course includes experience in metaphor as a tool for exploration and transformation, creativity and its many expressions for both coach and client, leadership and its role in coaching, as well as intuition and its use in coaching to develop personal and professional growth.

Please Note: All sessions are held virtually over Zoom until the end of August.

 Moving Towards Artful Coaching 9:00am - 4:30pm ET
Oct 14, 15, 16, 29, 30, 2022 - Weekend   Register Here
Oct 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 2022   Register Here

Mentor Coaching

10 hours + Recording (oral and written feedback)  Review $1300.00 +HST 

The ADLER Mentor Coaching program is designed to accelerate your skills development,  deepen your understanding of the ICF's Coaching  Core Competencies and Markers for ICF accreditation, renewal and continuing education.

This program includes 10 hours of Mentor Coaching as required for ICF accreditation. Six hours are via small group webinar and three via one-to-one calls, and one hour for feedback sessions.  Mentoring is provided by experienced Mentor Coaches from the ADLER faculty (accredited by ICF at a minimum PCC level). The program includes demos, exercises and peer coaching.
Group size varies from a minimum of six to a maximum of ten participants.
The three scheduled group sessions are from 12-2:00 pm EST (2.5 hours).  The four individual hours, including the feedback session, will be scheduled directly with a mentor coach between sessions each month for a total of ten overall hours. 
 Virtual Mentor Coaching By webinar - Times

Practicum (virtual)

 48 Training Hours - $4350+HST

Includes 7 hours of group mentor coaching.

Practicum is a 6-month virtual classroom experience that transitions you into the world of an active coaching practitioner and serves as a powerful incubator for skill development. You will acquire clients, obtain feedback on your coaching through supervision, and share learning through case studies, reflections and groups Labs.

Practicum groups are capped at 10 students for highly individualized instruction and mentoring.

The Practicum consolidates and deepens your learning from Foundations, Coaching in the Context of Work, and Moving Towards Artful Coaching. You’ll meet with your Practicum group once per month, completing 48 hours of instruction over a 6-month period.
The Practicum combines a variety of learning experiences, including:
• Practical application of coaching principles and skills through coaching
• Personal reflection on the coaching experience
• Peer and supervisor mentoring and feedback
• Experience of the coaching process from a client’s perspective
During the Practicum, students become active coaching practitioners, receiving feedback on their coaching through supervision from faculty, and share their learning through case studies and labs.

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5:30-6:30 PM

April 13, 2021

Lab 1

12-2:00 PM

May 4, 2022

Lab 2

12-2:00 PM

May 11, 2022

Lab 3

12-2:00 PM

May 18, 2022

Lab 4

12-2:00 PM

June 1, 2022

Lab 5

12-2:00 PM

June 8, 2022

Lab 6

12-2:00 PM

June 15, 2022

Lab 7

12-2:00 PM

July 6, 2022

Lab 8

12-2:00 PM

July 13, 2022

Lab 9

12-2:00 PM

July 20, 2022

Lab 10

12-2:00 PM

August 3, 2022

Lab 11

12-2:00 PM

August 10, 2022

Lab 12

12-2:00 PM

August 17, 2022

Mentor Session 1

12-2:00 PM

May 25, 2022

Mentor Session 2

12-2:00 PM

June 22, 2022

Mentor Session 3

12-2:00 PM

July 27, 2022

Mentor Session 4

12-1:00 PM

August 24, 2022




$400+HST The ACPC certification exam consists of two submitted recordings of client sessions with client permission. Each recording should be 30 minutes in length and include a word-for-word transcript. Candidates for the exam must have successfully completed Practicum with at least 125 hours of coach-specific training as required for PCC credential and at least 100 client hours. This exam will be graded to PCC performance markers. Successfully passing both recordings in this exam, will satisfy the requirements of the ACTP pathway of ICF and certify you as an Adler Certified Professional Coach.

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  • Jane Kidner"Outstanding value. This course far exceeded my expectations. It was incredibly rich in content and extremely well taught. No matter what I do next, this course has forever changed how I will approach coaching relationships for the better.

    Jane Kidner
  • Heather Haigh "Upon reflection, the depth and breadth of the Adler coaching program is astounding. I feel so well positioned for Practicum and I would highly recommend this program to anyone interested in coaching or who has coaching within their role at an organization.

    Heather Haigh
  • Judi Argue"First I need to share with you how amazing the experience has been with Adler and my coaching foundations course. The course design and delivery are fantastic and Robin is spectacular!

    Judi Argue