Coaching (CHNG) Course Descriptions
CHNG 5301 Coaching-Methods and ProceduresPrerequisite(s): None
Life Coaching is a rapidly growing field that is a natural complement to the Counseling profession. It involves mentoring or guiding an individual as they explore the requisite skills, knowledge, confidence, and goals that they will need to become proficient and successful in the area(s) in which they are being coached. This course serves as an introduction of professional coaching from a Christian perspective with special attention given to coaching theories, practice, skills, and various coaching specialties.
CHNG 6301 Relationship CoachingPrerequisite(s): CHNG 5301
Relationship/Marriage Coaching involves mentoring or guiding a couple as they explore the requisite skills, knowledge, confidence, and goals that they will need to become proficient and successful in the area(s) in which they are being coached. This course will address some of the more advanced skills with which the Relationship/Marriage Coach should become adept (e.g., communication skills, conflict resolution skills). Attention will be paid to boundaries of competence and when referral is appropriate.
CHNG 6302 Executive Leadership CoachingPrerequisite(s): CHNG 5301
This course provides the framework to the structure and strategy surrounding Leadership. Special attention will be given to leadership strategies for navigating project management, cultural awareness, inter-generational issues, and balancing work and home life. Attention will be paid to boundaries of competence and when referral is appropriate.
CHNG 6303 Organizational CoachingPrerequisite(s): CHNG 5301
Designed to review current organizational theory as it relates to coaching and, in particular, the role of the coach in organizations and during organizational change, and coaching as the due diligence of change in organizations. Attention will be paid to boundaries of competence and when referral is appropriate.
CHNG 6304 Spiritual Formation CoachingPrerequisite(s): CHNG 5301
This course has a dual purpose: (1) to teach strategies for coaching others in developing and maintaining rich, satisfying, healthy spiritual lives; and (2) to engage students in spiritual formation and the development of spiritual discipline while encouraging them to evaluate their current spiritual functioning and how it can be deepened. Attention will be paid to boundaries of competence and when referral is appropriate.
CHNG 6305 Life Coaching Foundations IPrerequisite(s): None
This is an introductory course into the field of professional life coaching that examines the fundamental principles of coaching, the role of faith and spirituality, models of theory and coaching practice, core skill development, goal setting, motivation, and change strategies. Attention will also be given to establishing a successful coaching business.
CHNG 6306 Life Coaching Foundations IIPrerequisite(s): CHNG 6305
This course builds on Life Coaching Foundations I and explores how to develop a life coaching niche. It addresses advanced skills and technique development, coaching clients for life focus, gender issues and differences, understanding positive psychology principles, and incorporating personalized strategic action plans.
CHNG 6381 Special Topics/Independent StudyPrerequisite(s): None
Topics are selected on basis of student need and academic qualifications of staff. If regular lectures are not given, a minimum of 30 hours of work for each hour credit must be included. Laboratory may or may not be included.