Prenatal Coaching Essentials Outline (4 CEUs)

10:00-10:20 – Meet and greet

10:20 – 11:15 – 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.

11:15 – 11:35 – Discussion in breakout rooms

11:35 – 12:30 – 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.

12:30 – 12:45 – Snack break

12:45 – 1:40 – Scenario-based coaching practice

1:40 – 2:00 – Designing the coaching session and how to follow up after each individual session

2:00- 2:20 – Closing

 

 

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