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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

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

Submitted by: David Cory

Business Coaching Advantage – Coaching Essentials & Leadership Coaching

Submitted by: Maggie DiStasi, PeopleDynamics Learning Group Inc.

EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification & DEI online training with EI Advantage

Submitted by: Janice Gair


Submitted by: Rita McDowall

The Global Workplace Wellness Summit Addressing Toxic Stress Affecting The Health of Millions of Professionals At Work

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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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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Business Coaching Advantage – Coaching Essentials & Leadership 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 gain a WABC™ credential. Follow on with Parts 2 and 3 and you complete our full ICF ACTP. (March 2022 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.


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. (March 2022 start)

Learn more here.


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)
  • A comprehensive learning experience to enable you to rise to the challenge of practicing a coaching approach to leadership, remotely and in person

Bring this program in-house, customizing the rollout of the program’s 5 half-day modules according to what works best for your organization.

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

Maggie DiStasi 

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EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification & DEI online training with EI Advantage

Join us for our EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification October 18-21 or November 29-December 2! Register!

Check our online training for DEI! Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is one of the most important aspects in our environment today which requires us to think and behave differently. This short course will examine DEI principles and provide relationship management strategies to build a more inclusive culture. Practical downloadable optional exercises are suitable for both individuals and teams. Cost: $199 Learn more here.

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

Janice Gair 

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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 January 29, 2022 to April 10, 2022 and includes three live (2.5 hour) web sessions taking place February 5, March 5 & April 9, 2022.

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

For more information, book a call here: https://calendly.com/resilientbydesign/discoverycall?month=2021-10

Rita McDowall

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The Global Workplace Wellness Summit Addressing Toxic Stress Affecting The Health of Millions of Professionals At Work

With everything that is going on in the world right now, it is not surprising that more and more people are experiencing work as a major source of stress in their lives. From November 8 – 10, 2021, the 4th annual Global Workplace Wellness Summit (GWWS) will take place virtually.

The Summit line-up

Day 1 – November 8th will focus on The Trust Factor – Aligning Trust and high performance finding a path via spiritual wellness

Attendees will learn to identify:

  • Wellness deficits
  • Professional self-esteem
  • Integrity and trust

Learn to assess and unleash the power of spiritual wellness at work!

Day 2 – November 9th will focus on Emotional Wellness Factor – Explore how emotional wellness can motivate positive mental health, performance, and customer experience that will boot your corporate bottom line

Attendees will learn to identify:

  • Listen to their emotions
  • Learn self-mastery
  • Identify emotional traps at work

Learn to unleash the power of emotional wellness at work!

Day 3 – November 10th will focus on an Interpersonal Wellness Roadmap to DEI - Understanding The Pain of Diversity Conflicts of Conflict at Work

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Build interpersonal resilience
  • Improve interpersonal DEI relations
  • Identify and address interpersonal conflicts early

Learn assess and improve interpersonal wellness power at work

About GWWS: The Global Workplace Wellness Summit is an initiative of Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc., a corporate wellness coaching and training firm, to collaborate on a globally inclusive wellness agenda. The Summit offers three full days of learning and development with over thirty speakers and six committees. Register here

Learn more www.globalworkplacewellnesssummit.com or call 877 999-9591. E-mail: Joyce Odidison joyce@interpersonalwellness.com (#GWWS)

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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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