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Coaching Courses

Our courses can be taken as a part of a coach training program package (at a considerable saving) or individually.  All of our training programs begin with our risk free* Foundations of Professional Coaching course.  Our Coaching Training Courses are now offered VIRTUALLY over the Zoom conference platform. 

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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 further notice.

Foundations of Professional Coaching 9:00am - 4:30pm ET
Mar 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2022  Register Here

Apr 29, 30, May 1, May 14, 15, 2022

Over 2 Weekends

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May 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2022  Register Here
Jun 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 2022  Register Here
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 further notice.

 Coaching in the Context of Work 9:00am - 4:30pm ET
Feb 28, Mar 1, 2, 3, 4, 2022  Register Here
May 30, 31, June 1, 2, 3, 2022  Register Here
Jul 8, 9, 10, 23, 24, 2022 - Weekend  Register Here
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 further notice.

 Moving Towards Artful Coaching 9:00am - 4:30pm ET
April 25,26,27,28,29, 2022   Register Here
Jun 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 2022   Register Here
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. 
Seven hours are via small group webinar and three via one-to-one calls.  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. 
A great new feature is the addition of a verbal and written feedback evaluation of a recorded client session, including a conversation with feedback from faculty.
Group size varies from a minimum of six to a maximum of ten participants.
The three scheduled group sessions are from 12-2:30 pm EST (2.5 hours), three individual hours will be scheduled directly with a mentor coach between sessions each month for a total of ten overall hours. An additional review of a recorded client session will be provided. (A 30-minute recording with client consent must include a detailed transcript.

The recording review will be completed by March 21, 2022
 Virtual Mentor Coaching By webinar - Times

Dec 9, 2021, Jan 14, Feb 17 2022VIRTUAL

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Practicum (virtual)

48 training hours - includes 7 hours group mentor coaching $4050+HST The Practicum is designed to provide students with an opportunity to consolidate and deepen the learning from Foundations, Coaching in the Context of Work, and Moving Towards Artful Coaching. The Practicum consists of 48 hours of instruction within a 6-month period, meeting as a group once per month.

The practicum combines a wide 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 sharing their learning through case studies and labs.

 890 Yonge St. 9th Floor, Toronto 9:30am - 4:00pm ET

In-person Practicum will not be taking place due to the pandemic.

 Virtual Practicum 12:00pm - 2:00pm ET

Winter 2022-Virtual Practicum (December 2021- August 2022)

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Orientation 5:30-6:30 PM December 15, 2021
Lab 1 12-2:00 PM January 12, 2022
Lab 2 12-2:00 PM January 26, 2022
Lab 3 12-2:00 PM February 9, 2022
Lab 4 12-2:00 PM February 23, 2022
Lab 5 12-2:00 PM March 9, 2022
Lab 6 12-2:00 PM March 23, 2022
Lab 7 12-2:00 PM April 6, 2022
Lab 8 12-2:00 PM April 20, 2022
Lab 9 12-2:00 PM May 4, 2022
Lab 10 12-2:00 PM May 18, 2022
Lab 11 12-2:00 PM June 1, 2022
Lab 12 12-2:00 PM June 15, 2022
Mentor Session 1 12-2:00 PM February 16, 2022
Mentor Session 2 12-2:00 PM March 30, 2022
Mentor Session 3 12-2:00 PM May 11, 2022
Mentor Session 4 12-1:00 PM June 8, 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