Professional Coach Training Program
Professional Advanced ADHD Coach Training Program
Are you an experienced coach looking to expand your coaching practice with a specialized set of skills that can potentially reach 17-20 million individuals with ADHD?
The Professional Advanced ADHD Coach Program (PACG) is an advanced level program built for coaches who have already been trained in core coaching competencies and who want to add the ADHD coaching component to their skill sets.
This program will introduce you to ADDCA's proven, proprietary coaching models and strategies that will add powerful new tools to your current coaching skill set. If you are already confidently coaching your clients, using the core ICF competencies, then our Professional Advanced program will be perfect for you!
If you want to be one of a specialized group of well- trained ADHD coaches that can make a significant difference in the lives of individuals with ADHD, then you won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from the leader in ADHD coach training, the ADD Coach Academy.
Requirement to join Professional Advanced Program
- Produce documentation of successful completion (at least 100 hours) of coach-specific training from an ICF-accredited (ACTP) coach training program
- Successful completion of 20 coaching client hours and 5 hours of mentor coaching
- Demonstrate basic understanding and application of ICF core competencies in a live coaching session
- Because this particular ADDCA program trains advanced models and tools, it is essential that students have a solid grounding with their core coaching skills. Students registering for this Professional Advanced program are required to complete the Simply ADHD (M-99) , Personal Transformation (M-100) courses and Intro to ADDCA model recordings first. These prerequisites are included in registration.
Please complete the Qualification Interview Request Form below.
Simply ADHD Course (M-099 Prerequisite I)Module: 099
This foundational course will provide you with proven tools and models that powerfully explain ADD/ADHD in everyday language. It will also help you identify how and where ADD/ADHD can impact daily living while improving your ability to manage it more effectively for an enhanced quality of life.
Personal Transformation “PT” (M-100 Prerequisite II)Module: 100
During this next foundational course, you will engage in a transformational process to discover and explore
new realms of your being that will positively change the way you look at yourself and others.
Required Prep Work (Prerequisite III)Module: 200
Intro to LEAP & QUESTVERSATION Model Recordings
This required prep work consists of recordings designed to introduce you to two Basic ADDCA coaching models, LEAP & QUESTVERSATION©. These models are introduced in the Basic Course, so listening to these recordings is essential before beginning the Advanced Course.
Receiving the Client (M-201 Advanced)Module: 201
This module is designed to introduce you to the QUESTVERSATION© skill of Receiving. This is the first and foundational skill you'll use as a coach, and it is an essential element for powerfully impactful coaching.
Witnessing (M-202 Advanced)Module: 202
This module is designed to introduce you to the QUESTVERSATION© step of Witnessing, where we will further our understanding of being an Observer for our clients.
Questioning (M-203 Advanced)Module: 203
This module is designed to introduce you to the essential coaching skill of questioning that is used throughout the QUESTVERSATION© process. First, we'll explore what it means to powerfully question. That includes how questioning fits into the core competencies and supports the ADDCA Foundational Principles.
Filtering Thoughts and Beliefs (M-204 Advanced)Module: 204
This module is designed to introduce you to the skill of filtering clients’ thoughts and beliefs and provide you with some models and tools to effectively filter. First, we’ll discuss what it means to filter and the related ICF core competencies when we filter.
Activating a Plan (M-205 Advanced)Module: 205
This module is designed to introduce you to the skill of activating your clients’ plans and provide you with some models and tools to effectively get clients into action and keep them in action. First, we’ll discuss what it means to activate and the related ICF core competencies.
Reinventing a Successful Picture (M-206 Advanced)Module: 206
This module is designed to introduce you to the skill of reinventing a successful picture with your clients, and this module provides you with some models and tools to effectively help your clients see themselves in new, powerful ways and keep taking actions that support their powerful new self image.
Supervised Coaching (M-207 Advanced)Module: 207
Supervised Coaching teleclasses provide you opportunities to practice your skills and receive feedback from a credentialed teleclass leader.
Graduation and Certification Requirements
Professional Advanced ADHD Coach Training Program
A student at ADDCA may be taking courses for a variety of purposes. Therefore, ADDCA offers different levels of accomplishment for the Professional Advanced ADHD Coach Training program.
I. Certificate of coach training hours Completion
II. Graduation (PACG designation)
III. Certification (ACCG certification) (see requirements below)
I. Certificate of coach training hours Completion (without PACG designation):
II. Graduation (PACG designation):
- Completing the Simply ADHD (Module 99); Personal Transformation (Module 100); Advanced course (Modules 201-207) at or above required attendance levels
- Successfully completing the Module Reviews for each module
- Meet Supervised Coaching teleclass requirements- (Total 8: Coach 5x / Observe 3x)
- Working with an ADD MCC/MACC mentor coach for at least 10 hours (additional fee applies for mentor coaching)
- Obtaining three written feedbacks from an ADHD MCC/MACC mentor coach on his/her coaching skills
- Submitting a log confirming that he/she has coached at least 5 clients for a minimum of 50 hours (only 15 hours can be pro bono)
- Having completed a individual research project
- Applying for graduation (a brief essay is part of the application)
Successfully completing a final oral coaching exam
Requirements for ACCG certification:
Before one can apply for this certification at ADDCA, a student must meet the following requirements:
- Be a graduate of the Professional Advanced program and have received your PACG designation
- Have coached at least 20 clients and accumulated at least 350 client coaching hours (Up to 30 hours can be pro bono; the rest must be paid coaching hours.)
- Have worked with an ADHD MCC/MACC mentor coach for at least 10 hours over a 3-month period and within the six months prior to your certification application
- Have obtained two letter from ADHD MCC/MACC coaches who have heard you coach and can attest that you are coaching at the ACCG/PCC level
*Group mentor coaching may count toward the mentoring requirement of 10 hours, but no more than 70% of the required mentoring hours (in this case, 7 hours) can come from group mentor coaching. The group in which applicant was mentored cannot have contained more than 10 participants.
**There is an additional fee for the ACCG application process.
PLEASE NOTE: The courses listed below are designed to build upon one another.
They should be taken in the specific order presented below. Contact us if you have questions.
Register early as class sizes are limited.
Module 99 (Simply ADHD Course)*Pick one date only*
(S-47) June 3, 2013 – July 15, 2013 | M & W 12:00-1:30 PM ET
(S-48) August 6, 2013-September 19, 2013 |T&Th 3:00-4:30 PM ET
(S-49) September 30, 2013 – November 13, 2013 | M&W 7:00-8:30 PM ET
(S-50) November 12 2013 – January 9, 2014 | T&Th 12:00-1:30 PM ET
Module 100 (Personal Transformation Course)*Pick one date only*
(PT-46) June 11, 2013 - August 13, 2013 | T & Th 7:00-8:30 PM ET
(PT-47) August 5, 2013 – October 7, 2013 | M & W 12:00-1:30 PM ET
(PT-48) October 1, 2013-December 5, 2013 |T&Th 3:00-4:30 PM ET
(PT-49) December 2, 2013 – February 12, 2014 | M&W 7:00-8:30 PM ET
(PT-50) January 16, 2014– March 18, 2014 | T&Th 12:00-1:30 PM ET
Module 201-207 (Advanced ADHD Coach Training Course)*Pick one date only*
(A-44) September 9, 2013 – March 31, 2014 | M & W 10:00-11:30 PM ET
(A-46) January 7, 2014 - July 15, 2014 - T&Th 7:00-8:30 PM ET
(A-48) April 1, 12, 2014 –October 9, 2014 |T&Th 3:00-4:30 PM ET
(A-50) June 30, 2014– January 14, 2015 | M&W 12:00-1:30 PM ET
Pricing and Registration
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What is included in the Professional Advanced ADHD Coach Training program tuition?
Long Distance Learning: All teleclasses are conducted on the highest quality fiber optic telephone bridge lines.
Module 99 (Simply ADHD Course)
2 teleclasses / week for 6 weeks
Module 100 (Personal Transformation Course)
2 teleclasses / week for 9 weeks
Required Prep Work (Intro to ADDCA models Recordings)
Self-study - Recordings must be listened
to before Advanced ADHD Coach Training Course begins
Module 201-207 (Advanced ADHD Coach Training Course)
2-3 teleclasses / week for 32 weeks
90 minutes (Module 207-60 minutes)
We have gone green! You will receive two, extensive, well-organized electronic ADDCA textbooks which includes mind maps for visual learners, proprietary coaching models, and skill sets. Each textbook can be accessed right before the next course begins. (Hard copy textbooks are available for additional charge at checkout)
Password-protected student portal:
The student portal provides access to teleclass recordings, library, forums, and announcements.
All teleclasses are recorded so if you miss an occasional teleclass or just want to review, you can listen to the class recording 24/7.
Supervised Coaching teleclasses provide you opportunities to practice your skills and receive feedback from a credentialed teleclass leader. These Supervised Coaching teleclasses occur throughout the Professional modules.
You will be matched with a classmate learning partner and be given weekly coaching exercises so that you can practice each skill in greater depth, in addition to receiving important feedback.
Marketing Support for Coach Graduates:
You will receive a free listing promoting your coaching practice on our highly visited, resourceful and easy to navigate ADDCA Coach Directory upon graduation from the Professional Advanced (PACG*) program, or upon attaining your ACCG* certification.
Please note: The cost of the program does not include..
The Cost for Phone Calls or Internet - Find Out More
There are excellent calling plans available.
Please consult and compare long distance phone companies including SKYPE
The Cost for Mentor Coaching
The International Coach Federation requires 10 or more hours of mentor coaching to apply for certification, and as an accredited program ADDCA prepares you for certification by mirroring the mentor coach hours requirement. ADDCA does provide a recommended list of mentor coaches who have agreed to hold a few reduced-rate spots for ADDCA mentees.
There is a application fee when you apply for the ACCG* certification
PACG = Professional Advanced Coach Graduate
ACCG = Certification for Professional Advanced Coach Program
Pricing and Registration - Complete Program (Professional)
Includes: Simply ADHD; Personal Transformation and Advanced Courses (M-99; M-100; M-201-207)
Payment in Full:$5180 (10% Discount included)
Payment Plan: $1495 deposit -Then 13 Monthly Payments of $328 ($5756)
Contact us to see if you qualify for the Professional Advanced program.
Please attach documentation of successful completion (at least 100 hours) of coach-specific training from an ICF-accredited (ACTP) coach training program. After reviewing your email and documentation, we will contact you for an interview or email you a registration link .