Fundamentals of Ethics & Coaching

  • Career Level: Basic-, intermediate-, and advanced-level career services and university relations and recruiting professionals
  • Competency: Coaching
  • Fee: $250 (member); $375 (nonmember);
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  • Summary

    Coaches will closely examine ethical guidelines from the Center for Credentialing & Education and the International Coaching Federation, exploring scenarios where ethical considerations must occur. Through facilitated conversation, coaches will explore standards for professional coaching, strategies for managing the client/coach relationship, and avenues for continued professional development as a coaching practitioner. Topics of discussion include unconscious bias, the coaching process, ethics in coaching, coaching agreements, and confidentiality in coaching.

    Course Content Areas:

    • The BCC Code of Ethics and expectation for adherence,
    • Outlets for continued development,
    • Best practices for informing clients of ethical and legal aspects of coaching, and
    • Benefits of professional collaboration for support and leadership.

    Following this program, you will be able to:

    • Describe ethical guidelines, standards, and policies related to ethical coaching practices;
    • Identify strategies that contribute to establishing trust using ethical standards as a foundation for relationship management;
    • Explain confidentiality aspects within the coaching process; and
    • Examine methods and resources for continual professional development.


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