AD6002: Coaching Approaches and Skills

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 12.
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
Teaching Period(s): Semesters 1 or 2 or 3. (semester details for this module will be confirmed at the start of the programme).
Teaching Methods: 24hr(s) Lectures (and demonstrations / role play; self study using dedicated learning materials; continuous reflective practice via reflective journal; coaching practice)
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Staff, School of Applied Psychology; Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Module Objective: Provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of various models, skills and approaches to coaching.
Module Content: Person centred coaching, transference and counter transference, goal setting, an integrated approach to coaching.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Define and apply person centred coaching skills
  • Understand the concepts of transference and counter transference in the coaching relationship
  • Define and apply distinct coaching approaches such as gestalt, transactional analysis, existenialist, neuro linguistic programming, solution focused coaching and narrative coaching
  • Demonstrate key coaching and listening skills
  • Facilitate goal setting and review
  • Manage a coaching conversation that demonstrates structure and free flow
  • Implement an integrated approach to coaching drawing on appropriate approaches and coaching models.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 2,500 word academic assignment).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: No Formal Written Examination.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the Module Coordinator).

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