Diary of Events

Keep an eye on this page for what is going on at Barefoot such as taster mornings for our PG Cert in Business and Personal Coaching, CPD events, Spring and Winter conferences, webinars and supervision.

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Coaching Course Taster Mornings

If you are a business leader or people manager who has enjoyed coaching and developing your teams and you are now looking to do more coaching within your role or on a freelance basis, our coaching course could be the next step for you.

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Online Supervision - 10th November

Supervision is a time and space to reflect on your coaching work.  Supervision enables you to gain objectivity and perspective on your coaching, particularly in complex or difficult situations, or where coaching work is triggering your own 'hot spots'. It will also provide support and guidance to you in dealing with ethical issues and adhering to best practice.

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Coaching for Loss, Change, Uncertainty & Grief - 12th November

Change is an inevitable part of life and over the course of a lifetime, we and our clients will probably experience several significant life transitions.  Some of these will be initiated and planned for and others will be totally unplanned. Some of these will be welcome and others unwelcome. The workshop will draw on psychological models and literature to share some models and techniques which coaches can use to help clients manage the big and small (and inevitable changes) which life throws at us.   Suitable for:

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Coaching Skills Foundation Course - 12th November - 17th December

An introduction to coaching for managers, leaders or individuals who would like to incorporate some coaching tools and techniques into their business and personal lives. Delegates will be in a group of up to 24 people. Throughout the programme, delegates will have the opportunity to coach, be coached and to observe coaching.  Tutors will give live demonstrations of coaching techniques.  All delegates will receive a digital course workbook and a certificate of attendance from Barefoot Coaching Ltd.   By the end of the workshop, delegates will:

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How to Include and Empower Introverts & Quiet People - 17th-19th November

Why is quiet an inclusion issue? Introversion affects 30-50% of the population. (Source: Susan Cain: Quiet) A significant additional proportion are quiet/do not engage for other reasons (e.g. processing or hearing impairments, personal circumstances, health, trauma etc.) There is a strong cultural bias towards extroverts We therefore need to think about value lost through this missing element of engagement

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Contracting, Ethics & Boundaries

Clients boundaries have been blurred across home, family and personal identity, the whole person is arriving into the coaching space more than ever. As coaches we may welcome this holistic sense of self but there are boundary, ethics & contracting issues at play for us as coaches and our clients and the rules of engagement are changing. We have experienced an increased demand in coaching supervision  around boundaries & ethics in the recent past during and post COVID 19, particularly around self-care and compassion.   Delivered by Diane Hanna

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Leader as Coach

Now more than ever leaders must engage with their team to understand and support them in this VUCA world. This modular programme builds your skills as a leader into the psychology of coaching and how to effectively choose this style to maximise performance, develop and grow your talent.This programme is most effective when run as a series of workshops but can be run as separate sessions if there is a specific need.

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Enabling Change

As coaches we work at a change level every time we are with clients, whether it is transformational or not depends on our skilful intervention. This session explores the multiple levels of change, the levers for change & effective models that coaches can use overtly or covertly with clients to support them in their self-awareness journey  and to build a more empowering reality.   Delivered by: Diane Hanna

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Effective Feedback Skills

A regular supervisory issue that coaches bring to us is around the non directive to directive continuum as a coach and when to be more directive in holding the mirror up in service of the client. This workshop explores approaches in doing this & being skilful in our interventions in this area.   Delivered by Diane Hanna

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Supervision Skills

We have noticed an upsurge in the demand for supervision for coaches. Supervision of coach practice is vital to ensure the quality of coaching in organisations & for clients and that coaches themselves are their best self in their coach practice. These sessions introduce experienced coaches to the role of supervision and the supervisor so that you can build these skills into your practice.   Delivered by Diane Hanna

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01332 863641