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"Community Events" brings you the latest news about upcoming community events including professional development opportunities and upcoming conferences and events brought to you by local coaches and peers.  Please see our Submission Guidelines below.  

Member Submissions

Coaching Supervision for Team Coaches

Submitted by: Michelle Chambers

EQ-i2.0 Refresher Course with EI Advantage – May 16, 2023

Submitted by: Janice Gair


Submitted by: Irena O’Brien

Business Coaching Advantage – Core Skills & Inclusion-based Coaching

Submitted by: Maggie DiStasi, PeopleDynamics Learning Group Inc


Submitted by: Rita McDowall

Be in Demand! Get EQ-i and EQ 360 Certified!

Submitted by: David Cory

Group Mentor Coaching (All levels) with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC and ICF Assessor

Submitted by: Cathy Shaughnessy

Mentor Coaching for ACC and PCC Credentials

Submitted by: Jo Bennett, ACPC, PCC, ACE

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Coaching Supervision for Team Coaches

Supervision is a safe space in which you can reflect on the teams you are coaching, the impact you are making and how the work is impacting you. All coaches benefit from the reflective pause and opportunity to learn with others. Join Michelle Chambers and Dr. Jacqueline Peters, well respected team coaches and trained team coaching supervisors to invest in you and improve your practice.

Sessions are 2 hours each. Group is limited to 6 participants. Program runs April 26, May 31 and June 28, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST. $899 USD. Approaches grounded in the “10 Eyed Model” (Hawkins) and meet the requirements for the new Advanced Certificate in Team Coaching with ICF and qualify for CCE credits.

Contact either Michelle@chambersandassociates.ca or Jacqueline.peters@inneractive.ca for more info.

Michelle Chambers

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EQ-i2.0 Refresher Course with EI Advantage – May 16, 2023

Has it been a while since you have conducted a debrief with a client? Or perhaps you have been doing many debriefs but your clients are curious about “what next?” Join us for this online EQ-i2.0 Refresher to review the steps to a successful debrief. We will review:

  • the client report, and behaviors associated with composites and subscales, and the importance of balancing.
  • the coach report, response style explained including inconsistencies and positive/negative impressions,
  • practice debriefs in a safe and fun environment where we are all learning and will benefit from hearing how other’s approach a debrief. We will provide a sample report in advance.

**Each participant will receive a copy of our book – Emotional Intelligence: Your Foundation for Success (Amazon). We put together 45 exercises that reflect the composites and subscales. Our clients have already put them into practice and have reported enhanced EI.

Date: May 16, 2023 11-2 EST

Pricing: $249 CAD. A $35 Amazon gift card will be provided upon registration to purchase the book. Register here!

Pre-requisite: Certification in EQ-i2.0. Interested in certification? More info here.

Need more info? Contact us at info@eiadvantage.ca

Janice Gair

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Free training on how you can create better results and lasting transformation for your clients, using the science of neuroplasticity.

You'll discover:

  • The 4 must-haves that your clients need to rewire their brains and make lasting changes
  • The game-changing neuroscience that explains why some coaching techniques work like gangbusters — and others are doomed from the start
  • The neuroscience behind habitual thoughts — and the scientific evidence that proves we can change our lives by changing our thought patterns
  • The neurological reasons why habits are hard to change — and how you can harness the brain’s power to make new changes stick
  • What the brains of chickadees and London taxi drivers can teach us about neuroplasticity
  • The brain training that helps senior citizens to perform like 20 year olds
  • How chronic distraction impacts the anatomy of our brain — and what to do about it
  • The activities and lifestyle factors that help preserve and improve our brain function throughout our lives.
Date: April 20
Time: 12 noon or 6 pm
REGISTRATION LINK: https://neuroscienceschool.com/webinar/

Dr. Irena O’Brien, PhD

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Business Coaching Advantage – Core Skills & Inclusion-based Coaching

We are committed to creating inclusive spaces and advocating for equity in the world.


Coursework and virtual practicum make for a compact 4 to 6 month program of intense learning, and you complete the training hours and coach assessment required to apply for your ICF ACC credential (with appropriate number of coaching hours). March 2023 start for Core Skills, May 2023 start for Credential Course.

BCA is grounded in solid research and practical experience, including understanding how the brain works, change theory, positive psychology, conversation intelligence, and the context of leading in a complex, fast-changing world.

ICF Level 1 accredited program.


For experienced coaches who want to deepen their skill set and work towards coaching at the PCC level. A rigorous and intensive program, participants will complete the training hours and coach assessment required to apply for your ICF PCC credential (with appropriate number of coaching hours accrued). September 2023 start.

Also included in BCA Advanced: complimentary participation in our 3-session interactive series for coaches, “Overcoming Bias and Fostering Deep Inclusion” – a necessity to coach in today’s world.

ICF Level 2 accredited program.

Learn more here.

Contact us to learn more: call Maggie at 416-988-5115 or email info@peopledynamicslearning.com

Maggie DiStasi

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    • Are you ready to address stress, overwhelm and dis-ease in your clients and yourself?
    • Are you passionate about helping and empowering others to live their best lives in these chaotic times?
    • Are you looking for tools to augment and differentiate your business?
    • Are you ready to transform yourself and your coaching practice?

Rooted in the latest evidence-based behavior-change principles and healthy lifestyle management best-practices, the Certified Resilience Coach Program (CRCP), now in its eleventh offering, addresses all the core competencies of resilience development and coaching within a single program experience.

The program includes a done-for-you resilience coaching system and tools. It also allows you to earn: 36 ICF Continuing Coach Education credits.

The next offering starts April 29, 2023. For program details and to register visit: https://www.leadershipwellness.ca/CRCP

* Use discount code ICFTORONTO2023 to save $200

**Read our blog to learn more about what resilience coaching is.

From our graduates:

The biggest tangible change I’ve noticed from participating in the CRCP, is how I talk to my clients about resilience. What I appreciated the most about this program, is that it provided me with a workable framework to share the ideas around resilience with clients.

- Chantal Breytenbach, PhD, ACC

As a result of this program, I have achieved more optimal balance and a greater sense of well-being. I would recommend this program to anyone who wants to increase their own resilience and coach others to increase theirs.

- Julia Rabinovitch, Solution-focused Leadership Coach, PCC

Rita McDowall

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Be in Demand! Get EQ-i and EQ 360 Certified!

Get certified to use the measures of EQ used by Amazon and Microsoft as the basis for their leadership training and coaching - and get certified by the company that Amazon and Microsoft get their coaches certified by - The Emotional Intelligence Training Company Inc. (EITC)

EITC was one of the first companies to partner with MHS to offer the EQ-i Certification Course and for the last 23 years we have been the leading provider of the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360 Certification Course globally.

Get certified in the 4 half-day live online course and then take your learning deeper with the 2 half-day live online course, Developing EQ where you will learn how to help clients develop their EQ through coaching and training and get a complete turn-key workshop for use in your organization, including participant workbook, interactive exercises and learning activities, video clips, and power-point slides. Learn more.

David Cory

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Group Mentor Coaching (All levels) with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC and ICF Assessor

As a trained Mentor Coach, and ICF Assessor, I have provided hundreds of hours of feedback for credential candidates at all levels. Come join a group! ACC and PCC candidates: https://perspectiveinaction.com/mentor-coaching-program MCC candidates: https://perspectiveinaction.com/mccprep

Cathy Shaughnessy

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Mentor Coaching with Jo Bennett, ACPC, PCC, ACE

Engage with confidence in a personalized 1:1 space where you can flourish as a coach!

For five years I have mentored clients in the early stages of their coaching journey: individuals in ICF accredited education programs, those applying for an ACC or PCC credential, as well as ICF members renewing their ACC credential. I am specifically trained in mentor coaching, and I am registered as a mentor coach with the ICF.

I take a coach approach with mentor clients to deepen their self reflection skills, collaborating to explore growth edges while celebrating current gifts. There is ample time to steep in the ICF Code of Ethics and Core Competencies for rich alignment. We co-generate thoughtful feedback on two or more recorded calls. My coach clients build on insights discovered during and between our sessions, as they witness their growth in their own client’s results.

More information is available on my website: https://solomojo.ca/icf-mentor-coach/

It is a joy and privilege to work with newer coaches. Their dedication to learning inspires me to grow and thrive as a professional.

I look forward to working with you!

Jo Bennett

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Submission Guidelines

ICF-Toronto Chapter Members (paid the $100 Activity Fee):
  • Limited to 1 free submission per month
  • Additional submissions $50/insertion
ICF-Toronto Members/Guests:
  • Submission (up to 250 words with link to your site):  $100/insertion
Please note:
  • Submissions by ICF-Toronto Members will only be accepted for events they themselves are presenting.  All other events will be deemed to fall under the "Guest" category.
  • All listings are linked to our monthly e-bulletin that is published on the 15th of each month and emailed to all members (or next business day if the 15th falls on a weekend).
  • Maximum 250 words.
  • Submissions will be sent to Info@icftoronto.com in either plain text, HTML or Word doc format.
  • Payment must be received and processed by the deadline in order for the submission to be distributed.
  • Lead time:  All submissions must be received and paid for 3-5 business days before the publish date.
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