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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


Submitted by: Cinnie Noble


Submitted by: Rita McDowall

Lumina Spark Qualification Program

Submitted by: Peter Raven

Business Coaching Advantage & Team Coaching Advantage - Fall 2021

Submitted by: Dorothy Greenaway

Kids Coaching Connection - Divine Elementals

Submitted by: Susan Howson

EQ Training & Resources by EI Advantage

Submitted by: Janice Gair

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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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We are thrilled to tell you about this first-time event running from September 9th - November 18th (alternate weeks at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time Zone/Canada)!

Six accomplished speakers will present hour-long webinars on important subjects about coaching individual clients and teams to strengthen their conflict competence and engage more effectively in conflict. The titles and speakers are:

  • Reflective Action in Practice (Vik Kapoor)
  • The Law of Reciprocity and Loss Aversion (Gary Furlong)
  • The Good Fight: Building Your Clients’ Mindset And A Skill Set for Productive Conflict (Liane Davey)
  • Let’s Explore The Connections Between Resilience At Work And Conflict (Catherine Carr and Craig Runde)
  • Coaching: The Art Of Asking Questions (Kenneth Cloke)
  • Why Embodied Approaches Are Crucial To Conflict Management (Amanda Blake)

International Coaching Federation has granted 6 CCEU’s. The cost is $120.00 (CDN) and all proceeds will go to Mediators Beyond Borders International and Peacebuilders International. We hope you will be there! For more information and to register please visit: www.conflictcoachingsummit.com/

Email: info@conflictcoachingsummit.com

Cinnie Noble

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***Register by July 30th 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: 36 International Coach Federation Continuing Education Credits: 20 core and 16 resource; a Certified Resilience Coach designation; and business opportunities.

***The next offering runs from September 11 to November 21, 2021 and includes three live web sessions taking place September 11, October 16 & November 20.

For program details including learning outcomes, dates and fees, and to register visit: https://leadershipwellness.mykajabi.com/CRCP.

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

Rita McDowall

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Lumina Spark Qualification Program

We, at Lumina Learning, believe in you and what you do. We are offering a 20% discount to ICF members until August 31st.

Many Coaches, OD & HR Professionals from around the world are becoming Lumina Qualified using our many different tools and virtual coaching applications.

Lumina Spark might be your first qualification as it reveals your whole personality, providing a unique portrait of who you really are. Increase self-awareness, reveal hidden potential and cope better under pressure. Find your Inner Spark. Increase your potential.

To learn more about Lumina Spark, or any of our other psychometrics, please click here.

The Lumina Spark Qualification Program has been awarded:

  • 13.5 Core Competency hours
  • 15.5 Resource Development hours

Janice Parviainen

Global Partner Lumina Learning Canada, USA, AU and NZ

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Business Coaching Advantage & Team Coaching Advantage - Fall 2021

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 2021 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 2021 start)

Learn more here, including Early Bird Pricing available now.


For coaches that want to learn the theory and develop the skills and mindsets required to confidently coach teams – from recognizing an opportunity for team coaching and contracting for it, to creating the container for meaningful team engagement and psychological safety, and knowing how to recover when things go wrong (September 2021 start).

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

Dorothy Greenaway

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Kids Coaching Connection

“Taking Relationships with Kids, Youth and Families to a Whole New Level”

ICF Fully Approved ACSTH Program

You know the power of coaching. You are one yourself. Your soul is now urging you to coach kids, youth and families. Or perhaps a teenager/young adult in your life is wanting to become a coach.

If this sounds familiar, the Kids Coaching Connection program is for you, and them.

The Kids Coaching Connection program is an experiential program made up of five core courses.

Kids Coaching Connection Divine Elementals

This is the first of the 5 courses in the Kids Coaching Connection program. Participants realize a transforming and life changing experience designed to foster foundations of trust, communication and meaningful connections with kids, youth and families.

Kids Coaching Connection Training - Divine Elementals

July 12-14, 2021  //  July 19-21, 2021

Time: Mon: 10 - 6 pm, Tues: 10 am - 6 pm, Wed: 10 am - 1pm

Location: Live, Online

Investment: $995.00 + HST

Past Participants Say it all:

“Kids Coaching Connection is an outstanding training program for everyone who works with kids, youth and families in any capacity” (M. LR, ACC - Holistic Youth Life Coach)

“The coaching framework taught from and within the heart is truly masterful” (M. D - Pediatric Nutritionist and Life Coach)

For full course description and to register go to: https://www.kidscoachingconnection.com/courses

or contact: Susan Howson susan@magnificentcreations.com416-708-6232

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EQ Training & Resources by EI Advantage

EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification! Next dates are June 22-25 or our Summer School, August 23-24 Register!

E-Learning! Check out our new e-learning modules with strategies to enhance resilience and optimism. A Certificate of Completion is awarded and upon request a letter indicating ICF RD CCE units on with student name, name of the event/class, date, and number of hours completed. Like them? Invite your coaching clients to participate in our e-learning as a supplement to your coaching packages. Cost: $49-179 We love partnering with other coaches.

Emotional Intelligence: Your Foundation for Success - Coach Reference Book! The volume outlines 45 exercises that have been proven to promote emotional skills. We hope you find this guide useful as a tool in your coaching practice to help your clients more quickly adopt strategies that can put them on the path to growth. Available on Amazon!

Want to learn more about us? Contact us here!

Janice Gair

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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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