Fundamentals of ADHD Coaching for Families program is now ICF approved

Coach Training | Home Page News and Announcements | Public Newsletters

ADDCA is excited to announce the Fundamentals of ADHD Coaching for Families program is now an approved track within the ADDCA comprehensive coach training program as accredited by ICF.



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Discovering My Real Me

Miscellaneous

by David Giwerc

Why can’t I be perfect? Why can’t I be the best? Why can’t I be the center? Why can’t I be the richest? Why can’t I be revered? Why can’t I be the star? Why can’t I be …? …and when I paused, I realized:



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Stimulant Diversion Rising with Young Adults with ADHD

ADHD Education | Miscellaneous

Stimulant diversion, which can range from giving a friend a single pill to selling one’s prescribed pills to others, is on the rise; and young adults, particularly college students, are the primary source of this increasing and troubling form of prescription medication misuse.

By David Giwerc, MCAC, MCC



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ADHD Distinctions

ADHD Education

ADDentifiers are words that seem similar in meaning but when articulated identify the shifts the ADHDer is missing.

ADDentifiers describe the lower level of functioning and encourage the client to move up to the next level of ADDentification.



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Happy Thanksgetting

Happy Thanksgetting Published on November 26, 2015

by Jay Perry Chief Talent Champion / Take Charge of Your Talent



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Accreditation Matters - Find Out Why

Coach Training

All ADHD coaches (and their training) are not created equal

David Giwerc, MCAC, MCC, and Jeff Copper, MBA, PCC, PCAC, CPCC, ACG talk about the importance of going through an accredited coach training program.

Earning a certification from an accredited ADHD life coach training program distinguishes you as an elite professional ADHD coach.


Accreditation Matters article series - Part 1   – Part 2   – Part 3 Part 4






ICF Converge 2017

Community Events

When: August 24 - 26

Where: Washington DC

Registration: Register here



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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!






International Conference on ADHD Sponsored by CHADD and ADDA

Community Events

When: November 9th - 11th, 2017

Where:  Atlanta GA

Registration: Coming soon



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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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