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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

Overcoming adversity: 5 Science Backed Resilience Strategies from Ei Advantage

Submitted by: Janice Gair

Business Coaching Advantage – Essentials & Advanced Coach Training

Submitted by: Maggie DiStasi, PeopleDynamics Learning Group Inc

Certified Team Coach Training & Certification with Team Coaching International

Submitted by: Michelle Chambers

Global Workplace Wellness Community of Practice & Wellness Competency Teach Textbook Launch

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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Overcoming adversity: 5 Science Backed Resilience Strategies from Ei Advantage

While the holidays can be a time of great joy, they can also bring along a whole whack of challenges.

Resilience is the ability to bounce back from adversity and adapt to difficult or challenging circumstances.

Just like emotional intelligence, resilience is a trait that can be developed and strengthened over time — but doing so requires effort, dedication, and consistency. Think about it as a muscle in your mind: the more you work it, the stronger it becomes.

You’re a unique individual, which means developing your own resilience will be a personal journey that requires deliberate practice and self-awareness.

You can build resilience by finding activities that work for you and setting yourself up for small, incremental “wins” that reinforce positive thoughts and behaviour.

That’s why we’re sharing these science-based exercises to help you deal with difficult circumstances and to improve your own resilience. Check them out here!

Best wishes for the holiday season! Janice & Hayley, Ei Advantage

Janice Gair

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Business Coaching Advantage – Essentials & Advanced Coach Training

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.


Part 3 is 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 requirements of ICF ACTP training and be eligible to apply for an ICF credential - ACC or PCC, depending on number of coaching hours accrued. (February 2022 start).

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

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

Maggie DiStasi

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Certified Team Coach Training & Certification with Team Coaching International

Requests for team coaching are on the rise with organizations looking to become more agile; provide cost effective coaching and integrate networks of teams. Bring your team coaching practice to a new level! Become a Certified Team Performance Coach (CTPC)™. The certification program consists of 3 components:

1. Understand & Access the Tools: 13 CCE's – On-line learning at your convenience to learn about the 4 team coaching tools

2. The Master Class: 19.50 CCE's - Jan 31. Start date – session focuses on revealing results for the Team Diagnostic Assessment and lots of practice coaching for skill development (other sessions available)

3. Accelerated Learning: 27.50 CCE's – 6 virtual sessions for a deeper dive into team coaching methodology with faculty and practitioners. (multiple sessions available)

Free Tools Included with Your Registration

When you sign up for the Full Certification (FC) program you will receive a credit for a free Team Diagnostic™ for a team of up to 8 people. When you sign up for Accelerated Learning you receive free Team Leader View™ assessments and access to Team Coaching University.

Please contact Michelle at michelle@chambersandassociates.ca by January 20 for more information. To directly register, please contact Kellie@teamcoachinginternational.com.

Michelle Chambers, CTPC, CSODP, CHRL, CTDP, M.Ed

Canadian Partner, Authorized Facilitator and Certification Program Faculty

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Wellness Competency Teach Textbook Launch

Unveiling: WIS® Method

The Most Inclusive Wellness Competency Teaching and Coaching Textbook on the market.

Authored by Joyce Odidison, MA. PCC, CTDP.

Coach Trainer, Author of Six books, and Founder of Coach Velocity School of Coaching

Those trained in the method will:

  • Understand the theory and principles of Wellness Competency teaching
  • Learn the inclusive wellness teaching and conversation framework
  • Apply wellness coaching to improve mental health and wellness.

Training Dates: Virtual Workshop Training (Earn 5 ACSTH CCE)

Jan 11th – Feb 1, 2022 (4 Tuesdays) 8:00am – 9 am CST

Cost: 1800 Register by Dec 31, 2021 for $1399.



Global Workplace Wellness Community of Practice

January 13, 2022, at 12:00 pm CST

Attend your first session Free!

Are you a wellness coach, practitioner, or trainer? The wellness competency teaching is a new innovative way to stay emotionally and mentally well.

Each month, we teach a wellness competency teaching as part of the Global Workplace Wellness Community of practice, come and learn, share, and expand your network and wellness toolkit. January’s focus is on Building professional and personal Integrity through spiritual wellness; go here to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6BgWrIWoQk2toNbwwtcdAg


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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