ACTO Conference 2017: Creating the Outcome

Community Events
  • When: June 8-10, 2017
  • Where: Toronto, Canada
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This is a conference dedicated to the professional development of Coach Trainers and leaders of Coach Training organizations!






CHADD 29th Annual International Conference

Community Events

When: November 9th - 11th, 2017

Where:  Atlanta GA

Registration: Coming soon



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2017 ACO ADHD Professionals Conference

Community Events | Speaking Engagements
  • When:  April 28th - 30th, 2017
  • Where:  Reston, VA
  • Registration:  Register here


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Accreditation Matters: How are Certification, Credentialing, & Accreditation Different?

ADHD Education | Coach Training

To recap our first 3 articles in the series:

Now we will talk about the different types of ICF and PAAC certification.

When looking for a quality ADHD coach or ADHD coach training program, it’s important to remember two things:

  1. Quality coach training programs are accredited (by ICF and PAAC)
  2. Individual coaches apply for certification as a credentialed professional coach (from the accredited program and/or ICF and PAAC).


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Academic Success Center, Led by ADDCA Graduate Michele Oelking, Wins Tulane University Award

Coaches in Action

The Academic Success Center team at Tulane University, led by ADDCA graduate Michele Oelking, was recently awarded the President's Staff Excellence Award.



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Birthday Parties, the Cafeteria, and Other Social Obstacles

ADHD Education

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by Caroline Maguire, PCC, M.Ed.

You need not helicopter to help your child make friends — in fact, too much parental interference can do more harm than good, especially in middle school.

Follow these strategies to boost your tween's confidence and skills in the most challenging settings and scenarios.



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Home Turf by Erin Dingle

Miscellaneous

Have you wondered what ADHD coaching can do for you?

This is a poem written by Erin Dingle, following a session with Laura Godfrey, her ADHD coach, that answers that question.



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Overview and Recommendations for Future Coaching/Therapeutic Research

Research

By David Giwerc, MCAC, MCC

Self-Esteem, Self-Efficacy, and Resources in Adults with ADHD Patricia Elizabeth Newark1, Marina Elsässer1, and Rolf-Dieter Stieglitz1 2012



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ADHD: How to Protect Yourself from Verbal Abusers

ADHD Education

Those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are often targets of very negative, hurtful comments. When attacked, they experience an amygdala hijack and fall into fight, flight, or freeze, which can trigger hours of rumination.



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The Importance of Certification for Life and ADHD Coaches - Accreditation Matters

In our previous articles, we talked about a significant issue in the coaching profession: anyone can call themselves an ADHD coach, regardless of whether they have actually received any training. We also discussed the preeminent governing bodies in the coaching profession and how they help identify quality, well-trained coaches.

Now we’re going to talk more specifically about certification as it relates to Life and ADHD coaches.



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