Become a Certified Christian Coach

How can I become a Certified Christian Coach?

The Center for Christian Coaching offers a certification program for Christian coaching that is designed to help leaders develop and master Christian coaching competencies useful in church ministry.    This program is recognized and accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), the global governing body which determines ethics and standards for the professional practice of coaching.

The Center for Christian Coaching program exists to equip staff and leaders in the Brentwood Baptist Network, as well as well as leaders within other churches and local ministry non-profits across our region.

To become a Certified Christian Coach, you are required to meet the following:

Christian Coach Certification Requirements – 32 hours (2 classes) of in-class coaching instruction

  1. CCC301-Coaching Foundations (16 hours)
  2. CCC302-Coaching Relationships (16 hours)
  3. 3 hours of coaching mentorship provided by a certified coach
  4. 10 hours of earned practicum hours
  5. Coach Certification Application
  6. Exam

CCC 301
Coaching Foundations

In person instruction, taught in English by Michele Dyer -ACC  and Sandy Hamilton-MA,ACC

Course Description

Coaching Foundations is an essential class for every leader and is a pre-requisite course for our advanced class Coaching Relationships. It answers the questions:

  • What is coaching, and how does it differ from mentoring and counseling?
  • What are basic coaching principles and how should a coaching session look?
  • What are the do’s and don’ts of being a coach?
  • What are the benefits of having coaching conversations with those I lead?

These questions and more are answered in this foundational course, meant to equip and train you in the methods and skills of Christian Coaching.

Coaching Foundations includes essential basics for Christian coaching, and it includes the following topics:

  • Introduction to the International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Exploring what coaching is and its use in a Christian environment
  • The Language and Format of Coaching (Coaching vs. Mentoring vs. Counseling)
  • Coaching Basics (The philosophy of coaching and steps to a coaching conversation)
  • Coaching Skills (the coaching mindset and the ICF Core Competencies)
  • Coaching Models (the process of a coaching conversation)

Because this class is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF), you will also gain a firm understanding of the Coaching Core Competencies as outlined by the ICF.

*Full refund issued, if cancellation requested 72 hours prior to class.

** If you have any questions, please contact Sandy Hamilton at shamilton@brentwoodbaptist.com

Upcoming Courses

July 22 & 23, 2022 – CCC-301- Coaching Foundations 

Day One: 1:00pm-8:00pm  Day Two: 9:00am-3:30pm

Brentwood Baptist Church
7777 Concord Road, Brentwood, TN 37027

Church Members & Ministry Partners: $50

Non-Members – $250

CCC 302
Coaching Relationships

In person instruction, taught in English by Michele Dyer -ACC  and Sandy Hamilton-MA,ACC

Course Description

Understanding how to build a strong coaching relationship with your coachee is essential to achieve effective coaching outcomes.

In this ICF-approved course, you will learn:

  • Important elements for co-creating a strong coaching relationship with your coachees.
  • How to  talk about coaching to educate others and build a culture of coaching in your organization.
  • The ingredients needed to have a strong first session.
  • The difference between doing coaching and being a coach.
  • How to identify your strengths and challenges as a coach

Because this class is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF), you will also gain a firm understanding of the Coaching Core Competencies as outlined by the ICF.

Increase your effectiveness as a leader in your community, church ministry, workplace, and family with the valuable skills you will learn in the Coaching Relationships class.

*Full refund issued, if cancellation requested 72 hours prior to class.

** If you have any questions, please contact Sandy Hamilton at shamilton@brentwoodbaptist.com

 

Upcoming Courses

November 4 & 5,  2022 –CCC 302 Coaching Relationships

Day One: 1:00pm-8:00pm  Day Two: 9:00am-3:30pm

Brentwood Baptist Church
7777 Concord Road, Brentwood, TN 37027

Church Members & Ministry Partners: $50

Non-Members – $250