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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

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

Submitted by: David Cory

Group Mentor or MCC Prep Group Mentor Coaching with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC

Submitted by: Cathy Shaughnessy

EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification & E-Learning Options with EI Advantage

Submitted by: Janice Gair

Business Coaching Advantage – Essentials & Advanced Coach Training

Submitted by: Maggie DiStasi, PeopleDynamics Learning Group Inc.


Submitted by: Dr. Irena O’Brien


Submitted by: Rita McDowall

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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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Group Mentor or MCC Prep Group Mentor Coaching with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC

Group Mentor Coaching

A message from Cathy “As a trained Mentor Coach, and ICF Assessor, I have provided hundreds of hours of feedback for credential candidates at all levels. AND I am still actively coaching my own executive clients (over 5000 hours and counting), so I know the credential challenges you are facing. As an MCC, I will work with you personally to ratchet up your mastery of the ICF Coach Core Competencies to successfully acquire or renew your ICF credential. You will earn 10 mentor coaching hours and 10 CCE units in the Core Competency category. Come join the next group! I'd love to work with you! https://perspectiveinaction.com/mentor-coaching-program

MCC Prep Group Mentor Coaching

A message from Cathy “Getting ready to take that big leap to your MCC credential can be daunting. I know, I've been there. Coaching for the 2500 hours you need for your application is only the first step. Once you've done that, you'll need to take a good hard look at your work to make sure you are aligning with the ICF Coach Core Competencies and meeting at least the minimum skill requirements at the MCC level. I am a trained Mentor Coach and ICF Assessor, and I have helped coaches attain their MCC credentials by working with me one-on-one, and in my MCC Prep Group Mentor Coaching programs. I work with all of my coach clients personally, whether in group mentor coaching or one-on-one sessions. Find out more: https://perspectiveinaction.com/mccprep

Cathy Shaughnessy

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EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification & E-Learning Options with EI Advantage

Join us for our EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification April 25-28! Register!

As coaches, we coach most effectively when we understand the emotional make up of our clients. That’s almost impossible to guess. Bring the best to your clients by becoming certified to deliver the EQ-i2.0 assessment. It will give your clients insights into how they communicate, collaborate, solve problems and cope with stress. And each client report comes with a coach report so that you can ask better questions.

Or want to supplement your coaching? Check out our eLearning options for yourself and your clients here! Need more info? Contact us at info@eiadvantage.ca

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 BCA Coaching Advanced and you complete our full ICF ACTP. (October 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.


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. (September 2022 start).

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


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 (October 2022 start).

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

Maggie DiStasi

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This in-depth, evidence-based program teaches you the neuroscience you need to level up your coaching skills -- and earn 24 CCE (Continuing Coach Education) units while you do. Learn more here.

Here is just some of what you'll learn in this 14-module Certificate Program in Applied Neuroscience:

  • How to maximize life-long learning and protect against cognitive decline, so you and your clients can grow and evolve at any age
  • How to generate more willpower and make hard habits feel easy, so new routines and behaviours stick with your clients for the long haul
  • How our brains hijack rational thought without us realizing — and 3 ways to keep it from happening, so your clients make better decisions
  • How to help your clients create successful habits around health, relationships, and business — and how to maintain and strengthen them over time
  • Why visualizing desired outcomes can make your clients less likely to follow through on their goals – and what to do instead to help them succeed
  • The little-known, under-used shortcut to turning on instant motivation, so your clients are less likely to get sidetracked from their goals
  • The new science of resilience, and how to help your clients bounce back faster
  • How to skyrocket productivity and make work feel fun and effortless

Everything you’ll learn has practical value for you, your coaching clients, and for daily life…

…and you’ll work with a private community of experienced coaches to incorporate these neuroscience findings into your coaching practice.

We start on May 2nd. To enrol: neuroscienceschool.com/program

Need more info? Email me at irena@irenaobrien.com

Irena O’Brien

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The world needs you now…

Do you know that resilience is the number one predictive factor of success in overcoming adversity with ease and grace? Would you like to discover how you and your clients can enhance your capacity to navigate adversity, adapt to stress and adjust to life's challenges and all the uncertainty we live with today?

The Certified Resilience Coach Program (CRCP), now in its ninth offering, is a 12-week blended program designed to teach you everything you need to know about how to cultivate resilience and vibrant well-being in yourself and your clients. In the 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 10 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 and tools. It also allows you to earn: 36 ICF Continuing Coach Education credits: 20 core and 16 resource; a Certified Resilience Coach designation; and business opportunities.

The next offering runs April 30 – July 10, 2022 and includes three live (2.5 hour) web sessions on May 7, June 4 & July 9.

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

Rita McDowall

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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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