ACTP Coaching
Certification
Institute

Tempe, Az

Jan 5 -8, 2025

Four days of training....

Knowledge to make a difference

For new and experienced  academic coaches who have not yet been certified or need refresher training.  

Academic Coach Information

Early Bird

Member Price

$600
$550

Includes

  • 4 Days of Training
  • Feedback on Coaching Methods
  • Take Home Resources
  • Certification Certificate
Register May 1st
Early Bird

NonMember Price

$850
$800

Includes

  • 4 Days of Training
  • Feedback on Coaching Methods
  • Take Home Resources
  • Certification Certificate
  • ACTP Membership
Register May 1st

Venue Information

Step inside Graduate Tempe and find yourself immersed in local history, legends and Sun Devil traditions, as creative interiors and college nostalgia come together for a stay that’s undeniably Tempe. Located across the street from Arizona State University and the iconic Gammage Theater, our hotel is your perfect home base for exploring all the city has to offer.

Graduate Tempe

(480) 967 - 9431
225 E Apache Blvd
Tempe, Az 85281

Training Topics

  • The difference between counseling, coaching, and mentoring
  • Coaching Foundation
  • Five Habits
  • 7 Pillars
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Arthur Chickering
  • Ethics
  • Partnership Roles
  • Informed Consent
  • Cognitive Behaviorism
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Solutions-Focused Coaching
    • OSKAR
  • Positive Psychology
  • Disarm – Recognizing the importance of first impressions, create a safe, welcoming environment for students. 
  • Discover – Utilize positive open-ended questions to draw out what they enjoy doing, their strengths, and their passions. Listen to each answer carefully before asking the next positive question. 
  • Dream – Help students formulate a vision of what they might become, and then assist them in developing their life and career goals. 
  • Design – Help students devise concrete, incremental, and achievable goals 
  • Deliver – The students follows through on their plans. The advisor is there for them when they stumble, believing in them every step of the way and helping them continue to update and refine their dreams as they go. 
  • Don’t Settle – The advisor challenges the student to proactively raise the student’s internal bar of self-expectations

 

  • Confidentiality
  • Code of Ethics
  • Documentation
  • Tracking
  • Profession Development
  • Coaches Self-Assessment
  • Student/Coach Assessment
  • Outcomes
  • Building Trust
  • Active Listening
    • Nonverbal behaviors
  • How to Ask questions
  • Goal-Setting
  • Strategies in Working With Diverse Populations
  • Establishing Trust and Rapport
  • Beginning and Ending a Session
  • Collaborative: Working in partnership with the client. A partnership within which style is quiet, accepting, attentive, respectfully curious, and directive rather than overtly persuasive.
  • Evocative: Listening than telling; eliciting rather than installing. Motivation to change is found within the person, and it is the practitioner’s role to elicit this. 
  • Respectful: Respecting the person’s autonomy, resourcefulness, and ability to choose. 
  • MBTI
  • Holland and the SDS

Institute Schedule

Sunday

9:00am – 12:00pm
     Training Session

12:00pm – 1:30pm
     Lunch On Your Own

1:30pm – 5:00pm
     Training Session

5:00pm – 8:00pm
     Dinner On Your Own

Monday

9:00am – 12:00pm
     Training Session

12:00pm – 1:30pm
     Lunch On Your Own

1:30pm – 5:00pm
     Training Session

5:00pm – 8:00pm
     Dinner On Your Own

Tuesday

9:00am – 12:00pm
     Training Session

12:00pm – 1:30pm
     Lunch On Your Own

1:30pm – 5:00pm
     Training Session

5:00pm – 8:00pm
     Dinner On Your Own

Wednesday

9:00am – 12:00pm
     Training Session

FAQs

Will I receive my certification at the Training Institute?

You will receive all the required training for the Academic Coach Certification. 

What non-training materials are required for certification?

Certification requirements outside of training include, but are not limited to: experience, references, and ACTP membership.

For detailed list of certification requirements please see our certification pages

Institute Refund Policies

Requests for refunds of the Institute registration must be made in email on or before July 15, less a $50 processing fee.  Requests for refunds of the Institute emailed after July 15, will not be honored unless they are requested as a result of serious illness or death in the family.  After July 15, there will be no cash refund but a seat in the next years Institute will be reserved.  Requests made 5 days prior to the Institute date will not be considered.

Payments by institutions will be refunded to the institutions and payments made by individuals will be returned to the individual.

Embassy Suites - Downtown St. Louis

Hotel rates can be found directly on the hotel's website

A limited number of discounted rooms are available through phone hotel registration:

Jennifer Walker
(314) 678 – 2903

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