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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

Group Mentor Coaching with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC
Submitted by: Cathy Shaughnessy

Neuroscience of Coaching - CCEUs Available
Submitted by: Hayden Lee

CERTIFIED RESILIENCE COACHING PROGRAM - ***Register by August 19 and save $300***
Submitted by: Rita McDowall

Claim Your Free Guide “Adding Value as a Coach” by EI Advantage
Submitted by: Janice Gair

Virtual Facilitation Essentials (8.5 CCEs)
Submitted by: Jennifer Britton

Business Coaching Advantage – Fall Programs
Submitted by: Dorothy Greenaway

Virtual Mastermind groups for Coaches

Submitted by: Nance MacLeod

Coaching Race Relations and Complex Issues/ Become A Specialized Coach

Submitted by: Joyce Odidison

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Group Mentor Coaching with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC

A message from Cathy “I’ve personally provided over 375 hours of direct mentor coaching AND I still coach (over 5000 hours and counting), so I know the ropes. I’ll be showing you exactly how quickly you can ratchet your mastery of the ICF coaching competencies up a notch or two. Come join us for Mentor Groups! Earn 7 mentor coaching hours and 7 CCE's. You can also work with me to earn an additional 3 individual mentor coaching hours and 3 more CCE's.


Cathy Shaughnessy

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Neuroscience of Coaching - CCEUs Available

The best coaches invest in THEIR OWN LEARNING! And many coaches fail because they don’t understand the SCIENCE of coaching. At Master Mind Institute, our course Information for Transformation: The Neuroscience of Coaching EMPOWERS coaches with brain science behind effective coaching. They will learn to immediately apply neuroscience concepts into their sessions. Created by an MCC Coach and two neuroscientists, our course helps your clients have more aha moments by actually understanding what’s happening in the brain during the coaching journey. The online course is 10 pre-recorded video sessions, short assessments and twice monthly live Q & As with the instructors. Go to mastermindinstitute.com to sign up for the course and use promo code ICFTORONTO10 to save 10%

“The Neuroscience of Coaching program was a fantastic course! Each module was packed with powerful concepts that I was able to apply immediately to my coaching sessions. It was well-paced, well-designed, and well-balanced. The idea of bringing neuroscience and coaching together was a perfect combination.”

-Tony Martignetti, ACC, CPC, MBA
Chief Inspiration Officer | Executive Coach

Hayden Lee

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***Register by August 19 and save $300***

Are you and your clients stressed, overwhelmed and struggling? The Certified Resilience Coach Program (CRCP) is a 12-week blended program designed to teach you everything you need to know about how to cultivate resilience, ease, joy and vibrant well-being in yourself and your clients. Rooted in the latest evidence-based behaviour-change principles and lifestyle management best-practices, the CRCP addresses all the core competencies of resilience coaching within a single program experience. In this program you will:


Our clients rely on us to be strong, composed and focused. This program starts with you developing your own resilience, health and well-being.


You will learn resilience-coaching best practices and take on the role of a resilience coach for 8 weeks. Understanding how to create habit change in clients is key to becoming a masterful resilience coach.


The program includes a done-for-you resilience coaching system. It also allows you to earn: 30.5 International Coach Federation Continuing Education Credits: 19 core and 11.5 resource; a Certified Resilience Coach designation; and business opportunities.

The next offering runs from September 19 to December 7, 2020 and includes three live web sessions taking place September 26, October 17 and November 28.

For program details including learning outcomes, dates and fees visit: https://www.leadershipwellness.ca/coaching-resilience

For more information contact rita@leadershipwellness.ca (416-471-0052)

Rita McDowall

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Claim Your Free Guide “Adding Value as a Coach” by EI Advantage

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a road map that allows you to identify key issues more quickly with your client; to go below the waterline? Additionally, having a map that you can provide to your client adds value and gives you a head start to achieve meaningful outcomes.

Visit our site here, scroll to the bottom and claim your guide. In addition to our coaching and training programs, we provide certifications in tools focussed on emotional intelligence, resilience and managing change. We even offer self-paced learning so you can squeeze it in to your busy schedule.

Interested in learning more about us? Contact Janice at janice@eiadvantage.ca
We like collaborating with other coaches. Why? Because we are all in this together.

Janice Gair

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Virtual Facilitation Essentials (8.5 CCEs)

Wanting to expand your virtual facilitation toolkit for working and supporting others in the virtual and remote space (teams, groups and individuals)?

Join Effective Virtual Conversations Author Jennifer Britton for the one-day or five-week offerings of Virtual Facilitation Essentials (8.5CCEs). It is geared to those leading coaching, leadership and facilitation conversations in the virtual and remote space.

This virtual train-the-trainer program covers the essentials of creating and leading more engaging virtual conversations on different platforms available (zoom, Teams, WebEx, Go To…). We explore:

  • Skills needed for exceptional virtual conversations;
  • Tools available to you as a virtual facilitator;
  • Building your toolkit of virtual coaching and facilitation approaches;
  • Designing for virtual with neuroscience in mind;
  • Tricky issues and how to mitigate
  • Plus micro-practice opportunities

Upcoming Dates :

One Day offerings August 25th or September 9th (usually 9 – 4 30 pm ET); 5 week session starts Monday September 14 (Mondays 12:30 – 1:45 pm ET).

Cost: $475 plus HST. Questions: jennifer@potentialsrealized.com / 416-996-8326

More info and registration at https://www.groupcoachingessentials.ca/vfe.html

Jennifer Britton

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Business Coaching Advantage – Fall Programs

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 gain a WABC™ credential. Follow on with Parts 2 and 3 and you complete our full ICF ACTP. (October 2020 start)

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.

Learn more here, including Early Bird Pricing available now.


Part 2 is for more experienced coaches who want to up their game when coaching in the leadership context and are working towards professional designation or want ICF CCEs (20 hrs) for credential renewal. (September 2020 start)

Learn more here, including Early Bird Pricing available now.


For leaders in organizations who want to integrate a coaching approach into their way of leading. It is a virtually delivered, interactive program complete with:

  • A set of models and practical coaching tools
  • Plenty of skills practice with a focus on core conversation skills (listen, ask, say)

The program’s 5 half-day modules (September 2020 start) offer a comprehensive learning experience to enable you to rise to the challenge of competently and confidently practicing a coaching approach to leadership, remotely and in person.

Learn more here, including Pandemic-Sensitive Pricing available now.

Or contact us directly: info@peopledynamicslearning.com

Dorothy Greenaway

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Virtual Mastermind groups for Coaches

Executive Coach Global invites you to join our newest virtual Mastermind groups for Coaches. This is a brain trust for coaches who want to strengthen friendships, make measurable progress towards my goals, increase your profitability, Problem solve confidentially with a professional peer group and continue to grow and be all you can be.

Benefits of a Mastermind Group

Being a member of a mastermind group will help you grow individually and professionally.

Mutual support working with peers that you can lean on when your goals have slowed down or if you are facing challenges

Differing perspectives different views from fellow mastermind participants will let you come up with new strategies for success.

Resources access to a different skillset, experience and create a powerful network of people.

Accountability having accountability partners to support your goals

Celebrate acknowledgement and celebrating your wins will increase your success and prosperity

All coaches are invited to complete an application to join one of the upcoming groups starting in September. Only a few spaces left.

Cost $25 per meeting, 6-month MM program $125, 1-year MM program $222.
Hst not included in above prices

Contact Nance@executivecoachglobal.com for an application to join. Direct line 416-294-4667.

Nance MacLeod

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Coaching Race Relations and Complex Issues

The mounting stresses, fears, anxiety, and tension of the pandemic have resulted in more complex behaviour issues at work.

Learn how to Effectively Coach Race Relations and Negative Interpersonal Skills to Build Wellness Competencies for individuals, teams, and workplaces.

Join the upcoming free Webinar and explore the wellness competency mindset approach that adapts to address behaviour transformation when dealing with complex behaviour and mindset issues. Register here

Free Webinar August 19, 2020
11:00 am CST
Led by Joyce Odidison, MA. PCC. CTDP
Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc.


Become A Specialized Coach

Be the coach specialist who coaches complex issues for your organization or clients. Gain a coaching model that lets you deliver value to your clients.

The Wellness Competency Coach Training Program trains you in the most comprehensive wellness coaching model on the market.

Become a student of our program and:

  • Transform your practice with a wellness offering
  • Become a specialized high demand wellness competency coach
  • Get the free wellness coaching toolkit
  • Learn the easy client onboarding wellness model

The is the only wellness coaching program that comes with a framework that enrols clients into your wellness practice.

Register now for classes starting September 2020

Learn more here

Joyce Odidison

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Submission Guidelines

ICF-Toronto Chapter Members (paid the $100 fee):
  • Limited to 1 free submission per month
  • Additional submissions $50/insertion
ICF-Toronto 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 mailto:kim@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 8-10 business days before the publish date.
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