Terms and Conditions




Terms and Conditions

The ADD Coach Academy (ADDCA) is operated by the ADD Coach Academy LLC.  We reserve the right to change the Terms and Conditions at any time. Any changes to the Terms and Conditions will be posted on our website.


Access and Use
 
By accessing and using this site (including registering for our long-distance Coach Training & Educational programs and/or courses), you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions of Use.  We reserve the right to make changes to them at any time without notice, so check regularly for updates. By using the site, following an update, you are agreeing to the terms of the update.


Trademarks, Copyright, and Confidentiality

All information, text, graphics, video, sound clips, and other material of this website and all manuals, training, and coaching materials provided by the ADD Coach Academy are copyrighted.  All Rights Reserved.

Ethics Policy

ADDCA is committed to the highest professional standards for the coaching profession, and we promote these standards in our programs.  Thus, we reference and support the International Coach Federation Code of Ethics as found on the ICF website www.coachfederation.org.  We also reference and support the Professional Association of ADHD Coaches Code of Ethics as found on the PAAC website www.paaccoaches.org.

Starting Date Policy

We strive to adhere to the schedule given for your course or program.  From time to time, due to unanticipated circumstances, we are forced to change the start date. If you register for a program and it becomes necessary to change the start date, we will notify you as soon as possible. We respectfully ask for your patience while we adjust the dates to accommodate any changes in the class schedule. We appreciate your flexibility.

Class Cancellation Policy

We have a minimum class enrollment policy in place, to ensure an optimal learning experience.  In the event that enrollment is not sufficient, ADDCA may cancel a class.  Please note that ADDCA receives many last minute registrations and/or transfers, so many times we cannot determine the status of class until very close to the start date. Students can check class rosters on their student portal for up to date enrollment information. ADDCA will notify students, will offer other class schedule options, or provide appropriate refund for said class

Course Manuals

Electronic manuals for each course are included with registration.  The electronic course manual will be available in the student portal 5 days before the start of each class. Printed manuals can be purchased. For more information on how to purchase a printed manual, contact Student Support Services.

Additional Costs to You

 
The cost of the courses/program does not include:

  • Your cost for phone calls. There are excellent calling plans available.  Please consult and compare long distance phone companies
  • Cost for mentor coaching (Coach Training Programs only)   The International Coach Federation and the Professional Association of ADHD Coaches require 10 or more hours of mentor coaching to apply for certification.  As an ICF accredited program, ADDCA prepares you for certification by mirroring the mentor coach hours requirement.


Recording Policies

The ADD Coach Academy reserves the right to record all teleclasses within the ADD Coach Academy training program.

The ADD Coach Academy may, at times, be subject to audit by the International Coach Federation and/or the Professional Association of ADHD Coaches as part of accreditation renewal processes.
The ICF and/or PAAC may audit student records, teleclasses, and exams as part of the accrediting renewal process. You agree to allow your student records and class recordings to be accessible for auditing purposes.


Graduation, Requirements, and Revocation
 
To ensure quality training, graduation from our training programs is at the sole discretion of the ADD Coach Academy. You will be required to pass certain minimum requirements based on the program. All requirements are found in the Policy & Procedure manual which can be accessed in the student portal upon registration. 
 
Students have one (1) year to complete the Foundation (Prerequisite) Courses.
Students have one (1) year to complete the Basic program. (AAC)
Students have two (2) years to complete the Advanced program. (ACG)
Students have one (1) year to complete the Professional program. (PACG)
Students have one (1) year to complete the Masters program. (MACG)

If you do not meet the graduation requirements as determined by the ADD Coach Academy within that period, you may at our discretion be allowed to extend your training period for an additional fee to be determined by the ADD Coach Academy.
 

Payment of the Fees does not guarantee Graduation. Students cannot apply for graduation or certification if they have an unpaid balance at ADDCA.  In order for a student to graduate, all outstanding fees must be paid in full at least 2 weeks prior to the date of graduation.  
 
Your Graduation Certificate may at any time be revoked and you agree to return it to the ADD Coach Academy if, in the opinion of the ADD Coach Academy, you do not meet the ethical conduct guidelines set down by the International Coach Federation and the Professional Association of ADHD Coaches.
 

Coach Directory

Only ACG, PACG, MACG, AACC and  AACG coaches can be included in the ADDCA Coach Directory. ADDCA coaches in our directory may add their website link to their listing if they meet the following criteria:

1) The coach must use the appropriate ADDCA designation (ACG, PACG ,MACG, AACC, AACG) on their website

2) The ADDCA certified Emblem with hyperlink must be displayed on their site

Although these criteria must be met, the ADD Coach Academy can choose to not include any website link for any reason.


Tuition Payment and Late Fees

ADDCA requires a deposit to hold a space in an upcoming ADDCA training program/course.

If you are paying your tuition via payment plan, all recurring credit card installments will be processed approximately every 30 days after your initial deposit

If your account should become delinquent, we reserve the right to take any of the following actions:

  • Block you from the student portal and teleclasses until your account is brought current
  • Withdraw you from the training program, with forfeit of any money paid to date
  • Assess a monthly late payment fee of 10% of the amount owing, provided the late amount AND the late fee are paid no later than one month after the due date.

U.S. Participants
Pay in Full Option: Tuition may be made by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and AMEX), money order, certified bank check
Pay Plan Option: Deposit with reoccurring installments may only be made by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and AMEX),

Non-U.S. Participants
Pay in Full Option: Tuition may be made by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and AMEX), Paypal available for international money transfer only. Contact info@addca.com for more Paypal information.

Pay Plan Option: Deposit with reoccurring installments may only be made by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and AMEX),


Withdrawal / Refund Policy Click here

Transfer / Reenrollment Policy - Click here

 Privacy Policy

The ADD Coach Academy is committed to protecting the privacy of our participants’ information.

We will never share your personal information with anyone other than staff, faculty, accrediting organizations, affiliates, and/or fellow students, unless we specifically ask your permission or if a graduating student has decided to place their contact information on the ADDCA Coach Directory.  

 
 Links
 
This site may contain links to other websites operated by third parties. These websites may not be under the control of the ADD Coach Academy, and we are not liable for the content of any third party website accessed directly or indirectly through a link. When you click on a link to access a linked site, you acknowledge that the ADD Coach Academy and their sponsors neither endorse nor are affiliated with the linked site and are not responsible for any content that appears on the linked site - unless expressly stated otherwise.
 
 
Legal Disclaimer
 
The information on this site is for personal knowledge and development only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal advice and does not constitute a legal opinion or legal advice for any purposes. You must not rely on the information on this site as a legal opinion or advice and you are urged to consult with a qualified legal practitioner.

Disclaimer

We fully reserve all rights in regard to the nature, terms, and any other detail of any program, service, offering, or product offered by the ADD Coach Academy.  We reserve the right to change our programs, without notice, as well as any service or product offered.

All of the information on the ADDCA website, student portal, and in the ADDCA training materials is based on the opinion of the writers who have contributed to the website and training materials development.  These writers are professional coaches.  They are not attorneys, accountants, financial advisors, therapists, physicians, psychiatrists, or nutritionists and, unless otherwise stated on their bio pages, are not licensed by any federal, state, or local bureaucracy.  Use the information on this website and in the training materials at your own risk and use your common sense.  Use of this web site or training material is not a substitute for professional legal, financial, psychological, or medical advice.  If you feel that you need specific advice in a particular area, you are encouraged to seek personal, professional counsel.

By using the ADDCA website, student portal, courses, and/or training materials, you agree to hold the ADD Coach Academy, its owners, contributors, writers, trainers, and other users harmless in every way.   

 
General Disclaimer

The Content, services, and all information presented on this website are solely for personal knowledge, development, and training of you as a coach. You are urged to perform independent research and to seek expert advice on the topics presented in this site. You must not rely on the information presented in this site as your sole source of information on any topic; your reliance on such information is strictly at your own risk.