Readers will be introduced to the three core approaches of counselling, coaching and mentoring, and shown how they work across a variety of settings, including therapy, teaching, social work and nursing. Part 1 takes readers through the theory, approaches and skills needed for helping work, and includes chapters on: The differences and similarities of counselling, coaching and mentoring Foundational and advanced skills for effective helping Supervision and reflective practice Ethical helping and working with diversity Part 2 shows how helping skills look in practice, in a variety of different helping professions. 10 specially-written case studies show you the intricacies of different settings and client groups, including work in schools, hospitals, telephone helplines and probation programs.
How Philosophy Can Help Your Clients Live with Greater Awareness, Courage and Ownership
Author: Yannick Jacob
In An Introduction to Existential Coaching Yannick Jacob provides an accessible and practical overview of existential thought and its value for coaches and clients. Jacob begins with an introduction to coaching as a powerful tool for change, growth, understanding and transformation before exploring existential philosophy and how it may be integrated into coaching practice. The book goes on to examine key themes in existentialism and how they show up in the coaching space, including practical models as well as their application to organisations and leadership. Jacob concludes by evaluating ethical dimensions of working existentially and offers guidance on how to establish an existential coaching practice, including how to gain clients and build relationships with strategic partners. With reflective questions, exercises, interventions and activities throughout, An Introduction to Existential Coaching will be invaluable for anyone wanting to live and work at greater depth or to succeed as an existential coach. Accessibly written and with a wide selection of references and resources, An Introduction to Existential Coaching is a vital guide for coaches in training as well as an inspiring addition to the repertoir of experienced practitioners. It serves academics and students to understand existential philosophy and allows professionals with coaching responsibilities to access more meaningful conversations.
Don't Just Do Something, Sit There offers anyone who would like to learn how to coach or to develop their existing coaching skills a practical guide to coaching people using a predominantly non-directive approach. It explores how a coach can help others to think through their situation and find their own way forward, one which reflects the reality and constraints of their situation. The book considers the skills which underpin successful coaching – listening attentively, asking questions that help the other to think, and playing back to communicate or check understanding. It explores the spectrum of directive to non-directive coaching, considers practical aspects such as confidentiality, describes a range of tools that a coach might use, and looks at how a line manager can adopt a coaching style. It also considers the philosophical and psychological foundations of non-directive coaching. Written by an experienced coach in clear and easily understood language Aimed at managers, consultants and HR professionals who want to use a non-directive approach to empowering others and releasing their potential Chapters can be read as stand alone guides to topics such as listening, questioning, becoming a capable coach, and the inner game of coaching
"This book gives students an excellent introduction to expectations of assessments at undergraduate level. It is written by an experienced law tutor who knows not only what a good law essay is but also has a good grasp on what it is that students both want and need to know." "--"Nick Taylor, Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds " " The text provides a useful step by step guide, not only on how students should be doing things, but why they should be doing things. As such it is a useful tool in demystifying legal education, and in bridging the gap between staff and student expectation.
A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach
Author: Lynn Kidman
In this fresh and engaging introduction to sports coaching, Lynn Kidman and Stephanie Hanrahan guide students through the coaching process. Focusing on the practical aspects of sports coaching, the book helps students to develop their basic technical skills as well as strategies for working with individual and team athletes, and to plan and implement effective coaching sessions. The book develops an "athlete-centred approach" to sports coaching, by which athletes take ownership of their learning, in turn strengthening their abilities to retain key skills and to make effective decisions during competition. Useful pedagogical features in each chapter, such as real life case studies, activities, self-reflection questions, and summaries of current research and best practice, encourage reflective practice and help student coaches to develop and extend their coaching techniques and philosophies. The Coaching Process is invaluable reading for any student starting a sports coaching course at college or university, and for any coach working with athletes or children in sport who wants to improve their practical skills.
A Handbook for Leaders, Coaches, HR Professionals and Organizations
Author: Carol Wilson
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Category: Business & Economics
Effective performance coaching can help individuals and organizations achieve their maximum potential, tackle challenges and reach specific goals. It leads to personal and professional development, improves productivity, performance and motivation, and helps to create a work/life balance. Best Practice in Performance Coaching is both an introduction for anyone thinking of becoming or hiring a coach - whether private or corporate - and a reference guide for experienced coaches. A practical guide to the 'what' and the 'how' of performance coaching, it covers a broad range of topics from the personal and executive angle and explains the structure of a coaching relationship. The book contains extensive guidance on coaching techniques and the best-known and emerging models and tools as well as advice on how to train as a coach, how to run a coaching practice and how to structure coaching sessions. Complete with worksheets and exercises, evaluations and international case studies, this is a thorough guide to performance coaching. Forewords by Sir John Whitmore and Sir Richard Branson.
Boost Your Effectiveness at Work by Inspiring and Developing Those Around You
Author: Max Landsberg
Publisher: Profile Books
The essence and success of The Tao of Coaching has always been its focus on the practical tips and techniques for making work more rewarding through the habit of coaching - and this philosophy continues to underpin this brand new reissue. The book's premise is simple: that to become an effective coach, managers and leaders need master only a few techniques, even though mastery obviously requires practice. Each chapter focuses on a specific technique - or Golden Rule - of coaching to help practice make perfect. Tried and tested by generations within and beyond the workplace, this succinct and engaging book gives readers the tools to: - create more time for themselves, by delegating well - build, and enjoy working with, effective teams - achieve better results - enhance their interpersonal skills. It demonstrates that coaching is not simply a matter of helping others and improving performance, but is also a powerful force for self-development and personal fulfilment.
Miller and Hall center totally on the nature and ministry of Christian coaching. They provide an overview of the growth and development of coaching and its application to Christian ministry. They show core coaching skills, and essential and supporting coaching skills. The core skills of focused listening and asking powerful questions reappear throughout the book as the authors demonstrate in real life situations how to use them. A TCP Leadership Series title.