Prenatal Coaching Essentials Outline (4 CEUs)

9:00-9:20 – Meet and greet

9:20 – 10:15 – Introduction to Coaching

  • The origins of coaching
  • The differences between coaching, teaching, therapeutic healing, and supporting.
  • What makes coaching so valuable for the practice of birth support.

10:15 – 10:35 – Discussion in breakout rooms

10:35 – 11:30 – Understanding the coaching process in our field

  • Clarifying clients’ goals.
  • Exploring clients’ beliefs, thoughts, fear, and concerns.
  • Exploring new options – adopting new perspectives or taking new actions.
  • Eliciting clients’ accountability for their birth process.
  • Facilitating alignment of beliefs, goals, and actions.

11:30 – 11:40 – Snack break

11:40 – 12:40 – Scenario-based coaching practice

12:40 – 1:00 – Designing the coaching session

1:00- 1:20 – Closing

 

 

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