“My PCI training was both practical and inspiring and it is perhaps the single best educational experience that one could ever have.”
~ Kay Kimball Gruder, Paci Certified Parent Coach®, Successful College Parenting
The Parent Coach Certification® Training Program consists of four graduate-level distance-learning courses to be completed within 12–18 months, devoting about 5-7 hours each week.
During your training year, you have 24/7 access to your course materials on PCI’s Student Portal. The PCI Student Portal also provides audio files needed for your training, along with valuable learning experiences through audio recordings of actual coaching conversations, and PDF’s of required and supplemental reading.
Intentionally built into the program are “extras” for you to participate in if you choose to, such as being coached by a senior student so you know what it feels like to be on the parent side of the PCI Coaching Model™. During the year, your progress is regularly reviewed and discussed so that you can add skills, stretching yourself in new directions to optimize your innate talents. At PCI we strongly believe in purposeful, continual development of our human potential. Our training program reflects that!
Graduates are quick to agree that the year long journey toward becoming a PCI Certified Parent Coach® is a unique experience of professional growth and personal fulfillment.
During your training, you must:
For an introduction to the theoretical framework of our coaching model and to learn more about our philosophy, please click here.
For information about the content of each of the four courses of the Parent Coach Certification® Training Program, please see Course Summaries.