Building Coaching Competency: Coaching Collaboratives

These learning programs are a follow up to the Building Coaching Competency (BCC) learning program. The Coaching Collaboratives support supervisors and managers to integrate coaching into their supervisory practice. These workshops allow learners to practice coaching, meet with colleagues to discuss successes in coaching, and gain support on how to continue to implement coaching in the workplace. Ongoing support after the workshop includes, but is not limited, to on-site technical assistance. Before attending this instructor-led training, learners must complete all prerequisites listed below.


Who Should Attend?

Supervisors and managers working in Child Welfare or Juvenile Justice.


Course Benefits

Learners will:

  • Strengthen their coaching skills and gain proficiency in using the coach approach.
  • Increase their confidence in using the six coaching skills and six coaching steps that have been adapted from the coaching approach of the Atlantic Coast Child Welfare Implementation Center and in mastering the coaching process.
  • Be trained how to create a coaching community among Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice supervisors and managers.
  • Be trained how to bolster an individual’s commitment to using the coach approach and support a coaching culture across all sectors of Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice.


Course Prerequisites

Prior to attending this course, learners are required to have completed one of the following: All components of the Building Coaching Competency learning program (instructor-led or virtual) OR the one-day, instructor-led Building Coaching Competency for Administrators learning program.


Course Components

Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete a two-hour, instructor-led workshop. Completion of all components is necessary to receive a Certificate of Completion.


Continuing Education Units

The New York City Administration for Children’s Services is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0402. Each Coaching Collaborative is 2 contact hours/0.2 CEUs. This series in total is 12 contact hours/1.2 CEUs. CEU credit is contingent upon completion of all components.



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