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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

EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification with EI Advantage

Submitted by: Janice Gair

DEIW Certificate and Wellness Competency Teach Textbook Launch

Submitted by: Joyce Odidison

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


Submitted by: Rita McDowall 

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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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EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification with EI Advantage

Join us for our EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification February 14-17 OR March 28-31! Register!

Bring the best to your clients by becoming certified to deliver the EQ-i2.0 assessment. Emotional intelligence focuses on building communication, collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving and stress management. Emotional intelligence is a better predicter of success than IQ, all things considered and there is an abundance of research demonstrating that EI is important for individuals at all levels of an organization regardless of position, and that EI skills can be honed.

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

Janice Gair 

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DEIW Certificate

Explore the intersection between diversity, interpersonal relationships, and well-being in this unique training that explores history, diversity, inclusion, and psychological safety.

The Certificate in DEIW and Interpersonal Well-being offers insight, awareness, and roadmap to make the necessary changes to an inclusive vibrant and thriving workplace. Ideal for leaders, coaches, trainers, and health and wellness experts.

  • Relevance and Comprehensiveness – The courses offer a fully enhanced view of the issues and opportunities in diversity, equity, and inclusion for leaders and their organizations, looking at, race relations, diversity conflict management, critical conversations, ethics, and intergenerational trauma of racism, unconscious bias, micro-inequities, and misogyny.

Classes start February 1, 2021 – March 29, 2022

Times 11:00am – 12:00pm CST

Register here: https://interpersonalwellness.com/deiw/

Take one or more courses from the 12 courses and earn 3 PD/CCE per course

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 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


Joyce Odidison

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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. (new date: September 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 starting in January)


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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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 cultivating 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 an engaging 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, crediting you with:

  • 36 International Coaching Federation Continuing Coach Education units - 20 Core Competency and 16 Resource Development
  • A Certified Resilience Coach designation, and
  • Business opportunities

Our next offering runs from January 29 to April 10, 2022 and includes three live web sessions taking place February 5, March 5 and April 9.

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

For more information please reach out to Rita McDowall at rita@leadershipwellness.ca, 1-416-471-0052

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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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