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  • Coaching for Diverse Populations (60 Hour Coaching Certification Program)

    Registration Closed

    • Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
    • Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT
    • Location: Vanderbilt University, Student Life Center 010A, Meeting Room 1, 310 25th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37240

    • Career Level: Basic-, intermediate-, and advanced-level career services professionals
    • Competency: Career Coaching, Advising, and Counseling
    • Fee: $425 (member); $500 (nonmember)
    • Summary

      The NACE Coaching for Diverse Populations workshop examines the specific needs of diverse student populations with the understanding that coaching strategies must be appropriate for the population served. Specific student populations include veterans, students with disabilities, alumni, international students, and LGBTQ student populations. This workshop will provide a theoretical framework of coaching fundamentals and strategies coupled with interactive exploration of student scenarios and case studies.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Summarize steps to establishing an effective coaching session;
      • Use helping skills to promote coaching alliance;
      • Create an approximate timeline for coaching services and establish a comprehensive coaching plan; and
      • Identify existing factors affecting the coaching process: client support system, attitude and social.
    • Event Details

      To view the attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the “I'd like to” option next to the Coaching for Diverse Populations 1/25/19 listing in MyNACE > Events.

      You can receive a full refund less a 5 percent administrative fee if you cancel your registration at least 15 days prior to the beginning of the Coaching for Diverse Populations workshop. Your request must be in writing and should be directed to Cancellation requests made less than 15 days prior to the start of the event/program are not refundable. However, a credit equal to the value of the cancelled registration will be issued and will be valid for 12 months from the date of issue. Please note: No-shows are not eligible for a refund or credit. For details about transferring your registration, please see the FAQ page.

    • Format

      This one-day program incorporates facilitated discussion, guided activities and group work to create a stimulating and engaging learning experience.

    • Presenter

      Rebecca Doak

      Rebecca Doak, M.A.Ed., BCC (Board Certified Coach), Career Coaching and Training Consultant, University of Mount Union Center for Student Success and Career Development, Executive Director (retired)

      Becky’s 30 year career in higher education culminated in assuming leadership of the University of Mount Union’s Center for Student Success where she served as Executive Director and oversaw the offices of Academic Support, Accessibility, Career Development, Counseling, and Transitions. Prior to that she served as Director of Career Development at both Walsh University and The University of Mount Union. While at Mount Union she earned two NACE Awards of Excellence; one for student publications and the other for educational programming. The programming award was a collaboration with faculty on the creation, development, and implementation of an innovative three tier academic course entitled “Career and Life Planning” co-instructed by faculty and career personal. The 3 course series is a graduation requirement for all business students. She also served on NACE’s Principles for Ethical Professional Practice Committee and contributed to the white paper on NACE’S position on unpaid academic internships.

      Rebecca is a Board Certified Coach and possesses all four coaching specialty designations, two of which are: Career Coach and Executive/Corporate/Business/Leadership Coach. She served as a subject matter expert for two of NACE’s Coaching Certification Modules.

      While at Mount Union, Becky was a Fulbright Scholar to Germany and served on The Washington Center for Academic Internships National Liaison Advisory Board. Some of her areas of competencies include but are not limited to: career search, internships, career readiness, employer and faculty relations, graduate school, and alumni advising. She is recognized for reaching high levels of outcomes in employee training, strategic planning, marketing, and data analysis. Along with being a NACE Coaching Faculty member she has presented at over 20 state and national conferences on a variety of career related subjects. Becky enjoys combining humor and audience engagement in her presentations. She is qualified to administer a variety of career and life assessments. Her Master’s Degree is in Mental Health Counseling from Malone University in Ohio.

    • Certification Clock Hours

      Continuing Education Clock Hours:

      BCC – 7.5 clock hours
      ICF – 7.5 clock hours


      Knowledge Assessment: Upon successful completion and participation in the NACE Coaching for Diverse Populations workshop, named registrants who wish to receive a certificate of completion will be provided instructions to complete the online NACE Coaching for Diverse Populations Knowledge Assessment. The assessment consists of 25 multiple-choice and true/false questions.

      Attendees scoring an 88 percent or better on the assessment will receive the NACE Coaching for Diverse Populations Certificate of Completion. Successful completion of the workshop and obtaining the certificate of completion can be used in part (7.5 hours) to meet the training requirements for the Board Certified Coach credential offered through the Center for Credentialing and Education.



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