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Earn a Life Skills Coach Certification Certificate (Phase I and II)

In June 2016, YWCA Saskatoon with be hosting two five-day Foundations of Life Skills Coaching Courses (Phase 1 and Phase 2 Certificates), presented by YWCA Toronto.  The Life Skills Coach Training is for those who work in social services, career counselling, education, mental health, rehabilitation, trainers and consultants to gain skills to facilitate learning and behaviour change by practicing problem solving in a group environment through the use of tested experimental tools and techniques.

 

By the end of the Phase I sessions, the participant will discover a personal learning style, learn an adult education lesson plan template, practice giving and receiving feedback on presentation skills, learn the 6-step problem-solving strategy, understand the stages of group development, discuss adaptations to different client group needs, and increase confidence as leaders.

 

For the Phase II sessions, the participant will deepen their understanding of the tools learned in Phase 1, assess their skills as a Balanced Self-Determined person, identify and advance their Life Skills Coaching skills, enhance awareness of their unique coaching presence, examine process in Life Skills groups, practice interventions for challenging group behaviours, and explore how to facilitate change and transitions.

 

Phase I of the program will run from 9 AM to 5 PM on June 13-17, 2016, and will take place in room 308 on the third floor (wheelchair assessable) at YWCA Saskatoon, at 510-25th Street East, Saskatoon, SK .  At a cost of $975*, you can register at www.ywcasaskatoon.com. * Save $100 by registering early by March 18

 

Phase II of the program will run from 9 AM to 5 PM on June 20-24, 2016, and will take place in room 308 on the third floor (wheelchair assessable) at YWCA Saskatoon, at 510-25th Street East, Saskatoon, SK .  At a cost of $975*, you can register at www.ywcasaskatoon.com. * Save $100 by registering early by March 25