MENTOR COACHING for COACH CREDENTIAL

WITH KATHRYN WELDS, PhD, MCC, ESIA

WHAT IS MENTOR COACHING?

Mentor Coaching is required for some applicants for Coaching Credentials with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
Mentor Coaching provides feedback to the coaching credential candidate on their recorded demonstrations of ICF’s required coaching competencies.

WHO NEEDS MENTOR COACHING?

->Coaches applying for a first certification at any level from International Coaching Federation (ICF),

AND

Coaches whose Coach Training program is NOT listed here

International Coaching Federation (ICF) requires that coaches who completed training programs not accredited by ICF complete 10 hours of Mentor Coaching over 3 months (90 days).

->Three (3) hours of Mentor Coaching must be individual (1:1)
->Seven (7) hours may be in a group or individual (1:1).

->Coaches renewing an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential,

->Coaches applying for a Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential.

IS MENTOR COACHING ACCEPTED FOR CONTINUING COACH EDUCATION (CCE)?

Yes, International Coaching Federation (ICF) accepts 10 hours of Mentor Coaching Continuing Coach Education required for ICF coaching credential renewal.

IS MENTOR COACHING CONSIDERED A BUSINESS EXPENSE FOR CONTINUING COACH EDUCATION (CCE)?

Yes, Mentor Coaching fulfills the definition of a business expense for Continuing Coach Education (CCE) by US tax authorities.

It is always advisable to verify local tax regulations and consult local tax authorities.

WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF 1:1 MENTOR COACHING?

Before Individual Mentor Coaching Meetings:

Coaching Credential Candidates provide the following materials at least 72 hours in advance of a 1:1 Mentor Coaching meeting:

->MP3 recording of a 20–45-minute coaching meeting that demonstrates ICF competencies for the ICF certification level sought,

->Accurate transcript of each recorded coaching meeting,

->Written assessment of ICF competencies demonstrated during the recorded coaching session,

->Suggested alternate coaching interventions for the recorded coaching session that align with required ICF competencies.

Several organisations provide online transcription services.

One example is otter.ai, which offers three (3) free automated transcriptions of meetings 40 minutes or less in duration, per email address.
Additional free transcriptions are available for each unique email address.

Transcription services offer moderately-priced subscriptions that provide unlimited full transcription of sessions longer than 40 minutes.

During Individual Mentor Coaching Meetings

The first individual Mentor Coaching meeting is a baseline to measure subsequent progress toward demonstrating ICF coaching competencies.

Meetings are scheduled 2-4 weeks apart to incorporate and practice mentor feedback.

The second individual Mentor Coaching meeting reviews a coaching meeting that takes place after the first Mentor Coaching session and incorporates feedback from the first Mentor Coaching appointment.

The third individual Mentor Coaching session builds on feedback from the second Mentor Coaching session.

After the Third 1:1 Mentor Coaching Meeting

The Coaching Credential Candidate may continue Mentor Coaching with:

->A group led by a colleague for seven (7) hours, OR

->Continued individual (1:1) Mentor Coaching sessions for seven (7) hours.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN 1:1 MENTOR COACHING?

1:1 Mentor Coaching sessions include:

->Three (3) hours of preparation by Mentor Coach to review the transcript, listen to the recording, note feedback,

->Three (3) one hour 1:1 meetings to jointly review the taped session, transcript, self-assessment, and recommendations for future coaching strategies,

->One (1) one hour 1:1 Introduction to Reflective Case Conversations – Coaching Supervision, focusing on the Coach’s subjective experience of coaching and questions that arise from the coaching work.

Reflective Case Conversations: Coach Super-Vision differs from Mentor Coaching’s focus on demonstrating required ICF coaching competencies.
It is a recommended best practice for coaches at all levels of experience and is required in many jurisdictions for coach re-credentialing.

WHAT IS THE FEE FOR THREE (3) ONE-HOUR 1:1 MENTOR COACHING MEETINGS?

The fee is “Standard and Customary” and alternate financial arrangements are available, depending on the coach’s situation.

Three (3) one-hour 1:1 meetings, with preparatory review and a one (1) one-hour 1:1 Introduction to Reflective Case Conversations-Coaching Super-Vision are offered for USD $1000, payable in advance by Venmo app or cash transfer.

WHAT IS THE FEE FOR TEN (10) ONE-HOUR 1:1 MENTOR COACHING MEETINGS?

The fee is “Standard and Customary” and alternate financial arrangements are available, depending on the coach’s situation.

Ten (10) one-hour 1:1 meetings with preparatory reviews and one (1) one-hour 1:1 Introduction to Reflective Case Conversations – Coaching Supervision are offered for USD $3200, payable in advance by app or cash transfer.

WHY WORK WITH KATHRYN WELDS, PhD, MCC, ESIA?

Kathryn is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) with International Coaching Federation (ICF), Certified Coaching Supervisor and Master Coach with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC).
She is also a licensed, board-certified psychologist in California and Oregon, USA.

Kathryn earned academic degrees at Scripps College (B.A., Psychology, Phi Beta Kappa) and Harvard University (M.A., Ph.D., Personality and Developmental Psychology), and completed post-doctoral fellowships at Cornell University Medical College (New York City), California Pacific Medical Center (San Francisco).

She completed Post-graduate Certificates in Executive Leadership Coaching at Columbia University in the City of New York, Advanced Program Management at Stanford University, and Diplomate in Health Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Kathryn brings more than 20 years experience as an organizational psychologist, global change consultant, leadership coach, and coaching supervisor, helping people and organizations accomplish ambitious, complex changes.

She held internal leadership roles at Cisco Systems, Hewlett Packard, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Levi Strauss & Co., Inc., Mercer Human Resources Consulting, Oracle Corporation, other organisations.

Her work as a coach, supervisor, and psychologist is guided by ethical principles outlined in the EMCC Global Code of EthicsAmerican Psychological Association Code of Ethics, and International Coaching Federation Code of Ethics.

More information about training and experience is available on LinkedIn

For Further Information

You are invited to schedule a complimentary 15-minute videoconference to discuss questions about 1:1 Mentor Coaching toward ICF Coach Certification.