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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 Coaching (All levels) with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC and ICF Assessor

Submitted by: Cathy Shaughnessy


Submitted by: Rita McDowall

Mentor Coaching for ACC and PCC Credentials

Submitted by: Jo Bennett, ACPC, PCC, ACE

Five Change Management Trends for 2023 and Change Style Indicator Certification by EI Advantage

Submitted by: Janice Gair

Business Coaching Advantage – Essentials & Advanced Coach Training

Submitted by: Maggie DiStasi, PeopleDynamics Learning Group Inc


Submitted by: Irena O’Brien

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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 Coaching (All levels) with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC and ICF Assessor

As a trained Mentor Coach, and ICF Assessor, I have provided hundreds of hours of feedback for credential candidates at all levels. Come join a group! ACC and PCC candidates: https://perspectiveinaction.com/mentor-coaching-program MCC candidates: https://perspectiveinaction.com/mccprep

Cathy Shaughnessy

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  • Are you ready to address stress, overwhelm and dis-ease in your clients and yourself?
  • Are you passionate about helping and empowering others to live their best lives in these chaotic times?
  • Are you looking for tools to augment and differentiate your business?
  • Are you ready to transform yourself and your coaching practice?

We are proud to be pioneering a new generation of coaches who are responding to the disruption and stress of our times and elevating our health and strength one client at a time.

Rooted in the latest evidence-based behavior-change principles and healthy lifestyle management best-practices, the Certified Resilience Coach Program, now in its eleventh offering, addresses all the core competencies of resilience development and coaching within a single program experience.

In the program you will learn to:


The program includes a done-for-you resilience coaching system and tools. It also allows you to earn: 36 ICF Continuing Coach Education credits.

The next offering runs January 23 – April 2, 2023 and includes three live (3 hour) web sessions on January 28, February 25 and April 1.

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

*Register with a colleague and save 20%, register with 2 colleagues and save 30%. Book a call here to learn more.

**Read our blog to learn about what resilience coaching is.

Rita McDowall

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Mentor Coaching with Jo Bennett, ACPC, PCC, ACE

Engage with confidence in a personalized 1:1 space where you can flourish as a coach!

For five years I have mentored clients in the early stages of their coaching journey: individuals in ICF accredited education programs, those applying for an ACC or PCC credential, as well as ICF members renewing their ACC credential. I am specifically trained in mentor coaching, and I am registered as a mentor coach with the ICF.

I take a coach approach with mentor clients to deepen their self reflection skills, collaborating to explore growth edges while celebrating current gifts. There is ample time to steep in the ICF Code of Ethics and Core Competencies for rich alignment. We co-generate thoughtful feedback on two or more recorded calls. My coach clients build on insights discovered during and between our sessions, as they witness their growth in their own client’s results.

More information is available on my website: https://solomojo.ca/icf-mentor-coach/

It is a joy and privilege to work with newer coaches. Their dedication to learning inspires me to grow and thrive as a professional.

I look forward to working with you!

Jo Bennett

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Five Change Management Trends for 2023 and Change Style Indicator Certification by EI Advantage

Over the past few years business leaders have had to learn to adapt to new changes and information faster than ever before. What trends should you be aware of to support your clients? Below are five of the biggest we see coming:

1. The Use of Digital Tools to Facilitate and Support Change

2. Managers Need to Lead the Charge for Change

3. Change is Becoming Part of Company Culture

4. Change Management is Data-Driven

5. “Humanizing” Change

Become certified in the Change Style Indicator and help your clients and their teams manage change for success. Certification is self paced (3.5 hours) and the assessment provides insights on personal preferences for managing through change. Certification Cost: $899. Each report for your client is only $30 – give them great value! Contact us for more info!

Happy Holidays!

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 complete the training hours and coach assessment required to apply for your ICF ACC credential (with appropriate number of coaching hours). March 2023 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 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. March 2023 start.


As coaches we have an opportunity in every conversation to co-create experiences with clients which invites feelings of being deeply seen, heard and valued. To engage in this work from a place of honesty and vulnerability we must begin first with being open to seeing the expansive wholeness of who we are as coaches and how our lived experiences shape how we see and communicate with the world around us. March 2023 start.

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

Maggie DiStasi

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This in-depth, evidence-based program, starting on January 4th, 2023, teaches you the neuroscience you need to level up your coaching skills and support your clients in even more meaningful ways.

This program represents a unique opportunity for you as a coach, and the great news is you will also earn 24 CCE units once you complete the program. So you are building your skills and earning CCEUs.

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
  • How to generate more willpower and make hard habits feel easyl
  • How our brains hijack rational thought without us realizing — and 3 ways to keep it from happening
  • How to help your clients create successful habits around health, relationships, and business
  • 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
  • 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 January 4th. To learn more: neuroscienceschool.com/program

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

Irena O’Brien

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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 3-4 business days before the publish date.
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