Sign up now for Edge Foundation ADHD coach training

Edge ADHD coaches are trained, experienced, dedicated professionals who have a passion for helping young people with ADHD succeed. All our coaches either have ADHD themselves, or love someone who does, so they understand the challenges of ADHD (ADD) from both a professional and personal point of view.

ADHD coaching is a rapidly growing field.  At the Edge Foundation, we have been on the leading edge of developing ADHD coaching standards and curriculum designed to produce ADHD coaches that are ready to work with the unique needs of high school and college students with ADHD.  Some of the field’s top experts have been involved in developing our program including Nancy Ratey, Patricia Quinn and Jodi Sleeper-Triplett.

ADHD Coach Enrollment Qualifications

If you are an experienced life coach with a passion for helping the next generation excel, then we want you to sign up to be an Edge ADHD Coach!  To participate in this Edge Foundation ADHD coach training candidates must have:

  • Documentation you have completed at least one of the following:
    • IAAC certification (SCAC or CAC)
    • ICF certification (ACC, PCC, or MCC)
    • Graduation from an ICF-certified school with at least 60 hours of training, or
    • Taken and passed at least 60 hours of ICF-approved training
  • a minimum of 2 years of experience as a coach and
  • coached a minimum of 10 clients.

If you don’t yet have at least two years and ten clients worth of experience, you may still be eligible for our Associate Coach Program.. Please contact us to find out more.

ADHD coach training begins January 28, 2009

The next Edge Coach Training is filling up fast. It will be taught by Jodi Sleeper-Triplett, the world’s renowned expert on coaching ADHD high school and college students.

In this class there will be a maximum of 20 participants. It will meet weekly for ten weeks starting on Wednesday January 28, 2009 and running through Wednesday April 1, 2009. Classes will meet for two hours on the phone from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. There will also be a six month follow up period where you will meet once a month for an hour with your trainer and a handful of other new coaches to ensure you are all getting off to a good start. The course includes a complete coarse manual, an extended reading list, and over 60 pages of copyright-free material and templates for use with your clients.

The fee for all of this is $800.

20 hours of ICF-certified training

Additionally, for those who are applying for or interested in renewing their ICF credentials, the Edge Coach Training and mentoring is ICF-certified. You get 20 hours of ICF-certified training plus 6 hours of ICF-approved mentoring. If you’ve looked into other ICF trainings, this is a tremendous bargain.

Here’s everything you need to know about Edge ADHD Coach Training:

Prices will be going up for the next training offered in the 2nd quarter of 2009, so if you’re thinking about getting ADHD coach training, now’s the time to join the Edge team!�

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2 Responses

  1. Galina
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    $80 for 2 hours Phone class of What?
    Impossible to teach anything over the phone…
    Is it real or fake?

    Sincerely yours Galina

  2. Jodi Sleeper-Triplett
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    Hi Galina,
    Thanks for asking this question. Coach training is often done by telephone in a teleclass format. The Edge Coach Training program is designed for coaches who have prior coach training and most are very familiar with the teleclasses. The training team sends course materials out to all participants before the first class along with the phone number to call, the reading lists, course expectations, etc. When we meet on the phone, there is a class lecture, class discussion and coaching practice. Everyone has materials wiht them on the call, can take notes AND listen to the audio playback anytime after each class. Nice way to review the learning! Works very well. I have been training coaches in this manner since 2005 and some of the top coach training programs in the world are all conducted by teleclass/telephone. This is not fake. It is very real and very valuable.

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