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Certificate in Resilience Coaching

Course Length: 1 Year (start at any time)
Qualification:Certificate in Resilience Coaching
Course Fees: £769.00

This qualification is for anyone interested in adding resilience coaching skills to their work portfolio.

Who the course is for

The Certificate in Resilience Coaching is suitable for anyone who wants to know more about resilience. Please note this course is designed to provide the underpinning theory of resilience coaching and doesn’t include any skills development.  The course carries 1 CPD point for each hour of study and can be used as a stepping stone to further training.

How you could use this learning 

You could use this learning with a PAYE job or enhance your skills for a new position.  You might start-up your own business or improve an existing business.  Giving this world of portfolio working, you could have a part-time position as an employee and be self-employed at the same time.

You could use what you learn on this course to: integrate into counselling, weave into a complementary therapy practice, enhance nursing skills, develop a business or leadership coaching practice, move into corporate resilience and wellbeing, improve a long-term-condition management service, develop resilience programmes for health and wellbeing charities, offer resilience coaching to NHS services, work with parents/families, develop a coaching service for young people, to enhance performance coaching, offer services to health clubs and spas or work with community organisations to improve the health and wellbeing of the community.

Course Outline and Modules

Resilience is your ability to adapt and bounce back when things don’t go as planned.   As a resilience coach, you form partnerships with clients to optimize health and well-being through developing and sustaining positive mindsets.  You help your clients enhance their self-motivation and self-regulation and assist to lever strengths, navigate the journey of change, and build psychological resources.

Module 1: Coaching Skills

Differences between coaching, counselling and mentoring – AC Coaching Competency Framework – AC Code of Ethics and Good Practice – How people learn – GROW Model – Other coaching models – Facilitating coaching sessions – Showing attention and interest – Using exploration skills – Showing understanding skills – Using action skills – Change management – Coaching management: supervision, record keeping, confidentiality, insurance, data protection

Module 2: Cognitive Behavioural Coaching

Defining cognitive behavioural coaching – The 8-step process to using CBC in coaching – Step 1: Setting the Scene for CBC – Step 2: Problem Identification – Step 3: Goal Selection – Step 4: Choices & Consequences – Step 5: Exploration of Faulty Thinking – Step 6: Decision-Making & Action Planning – Step 7: Implementation – Step 8: Evaluation

Module 3: Resilient Mindsets

3-to-1 ratio of positive to negative – Leveraging challenges as opportunities – Developing flexibility – Learning from experience – Making connections for your support – Making connections to support others – Taking decisive actions – Looking for opportunities for self-discovery – Nurturing a positive view of yourself – Maintaining a hopeful outlook – Taking care of yourself – Being proactive – Heart stuff – Humour – You’re a survivor not a victim – The ‘question thinking’ method of problem-solving

Module 4: Understanding the Stress-Body Link

Psychoneuroimmunology timeline (PNI) – PNI and the immune-brain loop – Definitions of stress – Signs of stress – General Adaptation Syndrome – Positive and negative effects of stress – Acute and chronic stress – Human Function Curve model of stress – Other conditions which have the same symptoms as stress – Causes of stress – Who is at risk of stress – Change and stress – The brain’s response to acute stress – Stress effects on the immune system

Module 5: Behavioural Strategies for Resilience

Stages of change in managing behaviour – Emotional intelligence – Exposure Therapy – Goal setting – Conflict management – Nurturing yourself – Social support – Creativity

Module 6: MindBody Techniques and Resilience

Meditation – PMR – Breathing – Biofeedback – Mindbody techniques – Journaling – Visualisation – Guided imagery

Module 7: Lifestyle Interventions and Resilience

Time management – Environmental resilience – Sleep – Exercise/activity – Smoking cessation – Complementary therapies – Nutrition and diet – Talking therapies – Creating and implementing a health and wellbeing programme

Module 8: Developing Self Esteem in the Coaching Client

Defining self-esteem – Self acceptance – Defining confidence – Language of assertiveness – Values and rights – How to respond assertively – relationship and communication skills – networking – making meaningful connections with others –giving and receiving kindness

Module 9: Mindfulness, Meaning and Resilience

Defining mindfulness – Physiological influence of mindfulness – Mindfulness in daily living – The link between wellbeing and human spirituality – Personal Meaning Profile – Coping Schemas Inventory – Making each day meaningful

Module 10: Embracing Change

Anxiety management – Managing challenge  – Personal control – Temporary V permanent

Module 11: Planning Skills

Problem-solving – goal setting – Action planning  – Creating a resilience development plan

Module 12: Personal Triggers and Interventions

Chronic illness e.g. diabetes – Stress-related health conditions e.g. high blood pressure – Emotional problems – relationship issues – Major life changes e.g. bereavement – Family stress e.g. parenting or caregiving – Social issues e.g. environment, low income,  isolation, discrimination, or sexual orientation – Post-traumatic stress after facing a life-threatening or traumatic event – Divorce or separation – Change in financial state – Changes in personal habits e.g. stopping smoking – Experiencing prejudice or discrimination – Lack of friends or support – time pressures – Moving home – Difficulties with neighbours – Living with someone with an alcohol, drug problem or other addiction – Studying

Module 12: Work-Related Triggers and Interventions

Redundancy –  Work-life balance –  Lack of control regarding work roles – Lack of support – Difficult colleagues – Unrealistic deadlines and expectations – Technology overload – Unmanageable workloads – Lack of involvement in decision-making – Lack of influence over performance targets – Lack of time – Aggressive management style – Lack of support from others – Isolation at work – Aversive behaviour e.g. bullying and harassment – Lack of understanding and leadership –  Others not pulling their weight – Others take credit for personal achievements –  Job insecurity – Long hours – Unsocial hours – Excessive travel – Work interfering with home/personal life – Inadequate training/resources to do the job – Primary interventions – Secondary interventions – Tertiary interventions

OPTIONAL

You can add modules from other courses for £59.00. The option includes learning material, a tutor-marked assignment and CPD certification.

Course Accreditation

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The Complementary Medical Association

Wellness Professionals at Work is an authorized course provider of the Complementary Medical Association (CMA). This course carries CPD points (1 point for every hour of study or skills development). The CMA also offers student membership which you can apply for while still studying and will gain the post-nominal letters SCMA. Upon graduation, you can apply for full CMA Membership “MCMA”.   CMA membership (as a student or graduate) also qualifies you for reduced insurance rates.

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National Council of Integrative Psychotherapists

The NCIP is one of the longest established and prestigious societies of its type in the UK and enjoys an international reputation.  This course is an NCIP Accredited Diploma and you are eligible to join the NCIP as a student member when you begin the course.  At course completion, you can apply for full membership as long as you fulfil membership criteria.

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Association for Coaching

A valuable benefit of the Advanced Diploma in Life Coaching Skills is the accelerated coach accreditation (Association for Coaching) scheme.  If upon successful completion of this course, you would like to apply for AC coach accreditation (foundation level), Wellness Professional at Work can help you by:

  • Easing your path through the coach accreditation process
  • Speeding up the assessment (AC prioritises applications from accredited AC coaching courses such as ours)
  • Eliminating coach accreditation resubmission fees
  • Saving you on the initial coach accreditation fees. Please note that there is a cost direct from the Association for Coaching to you for AC membership and coach accreditation status.

I think one of the most powerful things for in this course was learning to use the ABC of cognitive behavioral therapy to work out my reactions to certain situations.  The practice in doing this has given me the confidence in working with clients in this way. 

 S.K

Interim Director, Kent & Medway Partnership Trust

How the course is delivered

The Certificate in Mindbody Coaching is taken over one year through supported distance learning.  However, you can complete the course quicker if you choose. Each module takes approximately 10-15 hours to complete.  Features of distance learning include:

  • Flexibility: Start your course anytime throughout the year.
  • Accreditation and credibility:
    • CPD recognition from the National Council of Integrative Psychotherapists (NCIP).
    • CPD recognition from the Complementary Medical Association (CMA).
    • There is the opportunity to apply for full membership of the NCIP and CMA upon qualification depending on criteria fulfilment.
  • Community: Access to Wellness Professionals at Work Learning Hub on Facebook. Study-buddies are encouraged.
  • Materials provided: Learning materials.
  • Tutor support: Quick turnaround for queries and marking (one week) with support by email, phone, post and online. You are constantly encouraged with quality feedback and challenge.
  • Access to discounted courses and coaching: As a student and then as a graduate with Wellness Professionals at Work, we would like to give you discounts on any future courses and on personal and 1:1 coaching with us.
  • CPD points: You gain one CPD point for each hour of study on this course.

    Your Tutor

    Jo Permaul is your tutor on this course.

     

    Joanne Permaul

    You can meet Jo at our Meet the Team page.

    Assessment

    Each module has guided reading plus a 1000 word assignment.

    View the recommended reading materials for this course.

    UPGRADE:  After successful completion of this course, you can upgrade to the Diploma in Resilience Coaching Skills.  The fee for the upgrade is the Diploma minus the cost of the Certificate.  The coaching certificates provide the underpinning theory only.  The diplomas provide:

    • underpinning theory
    • regular supervised skills development workshops (online at the moment)
    • tutor mentoring through case study work
    • reflective learning for personal and professional development
    • business start-up coaching
    • access to TOTUM PRO
    • robust accreditation to level 5 
    • access to professional body memberships e.g. AC and ICF showing best practice and credibility to potential buyers

    You may like to purchase Laurel Alexander’s publication Resilience Coaching Toolkit (certified by CPD Certification Service) published by Pavilion Publishing and Media available from Amazon

    ‘Great book (& CD ROM) for resilience coaches.  Very comprehensive. I was a little cautious about spending £85 on one book. But all the coaching tools are on the CD ROM, which comes with the book.’

    Fees

    Before you commit to this course, we would like to remind you of what makes our courses stand out: robust accreditation, the option of adding modules, personal tutor support, high level of self-development, group interaction, you can join at any time, well-designed learning material, patient and inspiring tutors, live coaching practice, flexible pace.

    Your fee of £769 covers:

    • CPD recognition from the Complementary Medical Association
    • CPD recognition from the National Council of Integrative Psychotherapists

    • opportunity to apply for full membership (NCIP and CMA) upon criteria fulfilment

    • access to Wellness Professionals at Work Learning Hub on Facebook

    • study-buddies

    • learning materials

    • tutor support by email, phone, post and online

    • occasional Wellness Professionals at Work members newsletter

    Payment

    1. Pay in FULL in advance to receive 5% discount, that’s just £730
    2. Pay four instalments: £400 upon enrolment plus three monthly standing orders of £123

    Use this currency convertor for the investment in your national currency.

    HOW TO ENROL ON THE COURSE

    If you would like to enrol on this course, make payment using the button below and complete the enrolment form that follows. If you experience any problems please send us an email: admin@wellnessprofessionalsatwork.com

    Contact Jo if you wish to pay in instalements or make a bank transfer arrangement.

     

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