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Supports Young People to Build Resilience and Prevent Mental Health Problems

Our Youth Coach Training course provides you with the skills, knowledge and practice to coach the young people you work with and support them to improve their wellbeing.

The Bonus Condensed 'Summer School' Course starting on the 29th July 2024 is OPEN for Enrolment. Apply now!

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Introducing Coach Training

For 12 years we have been coaching 1000s of young people. Through becoming more resilient and building strategies for wellbeing we have helped them to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression levels.

We know if we train practitioners in our approach to coaching MANY more young people will be supported and mental health problems will be prevented. That’s why we want you to become an accredited Worth-it Trained Coach and enable the young people you work with to benefit from positive psychology coaching.

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Become a Worth-it Coach

  • Our online accredited Worth-it Coach Training course supports to you learn to use our evidence-based approach to positive psychology coaching.

  • The course is split into two parts, Training Part 1 and Part 2. Part 1 is recommended for groups and teams of staff who want to learn to coach young people in a current role such as student support, in teaching or youth work. Part 2, builds on Part 1 and provides the opportunity to become Accredited Coach with the Association for Coaching.

  • Together Part 1 and 2 of coach training programme provide up to 56 hours of blended learning. Delivered through our online learning platform, live online skills practice workshops, recommended reading, reflective logs and practical tasks.

  • Through peer-to-peer learning groups with other Trainee Coaches, you will be able to share and reflect on your coaching practice building up your skills and confidence to successfully coaching young people.

  • Live training sessions are conducted through a series of half day online workshops. These will comprise of 4 mandatory and two optional additional sessions for participants completing the Training Part 2.

  • The course should take approximately 6-12 months to complete depending on your rate of progress.

  • You will gain access to and learn how to use our bank of downloadable coaching tools and resources to use with young people. These include cards, pdf worksheets and activities.

  • You will be supported to complete up to 20 hours of coaching practice with young people.

  • Apply now to start benefiting from the skills and knowledge gained on this course. Enabling you to quickly support young people through coaching.

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Does this sound familiar?

  • You are worried about the mental health and wellbeing of young people you work with.

  • You are concerned that the young people you support are facing many challenging situations and they don't have the skills to cope. You feel they are at risk of more severe mental health problems developing.

  • You have done a range of learning or training courses but are looking for a more in-depth training course to know the support you are providing is effective.

  • Young people in your school or setting are disengaged or lacking motivation.

  • You want to provide a safe and effective interventions to support them develop strategies for resilience.

  • You want to empower young people to take responsibility for their own success and achievement but are not sure how to do this.

  • The young people you support are experiencing poor mental wellbeing; they are worried, stressed and lack resilience.

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Coaching enables you to address these needs in the young people you work with

Disempowerment

Through coaching the young people you work with will become empowered and learn strategies that help them deal with and manage their situations.

Poor Mental Health

Coaching can help develop resilience and improve strategies for positive mental health and wellbeing. This helps prevent the onset of long-lasting mental health problems.

Dependence

Through build self-reliance and resilience in the young people you work with, will become more independent and confident to tackle challenges they face.

Transition

Coaching is a practical and proactive way to help young people deal with transitions. This includes the transition back to school following lockdown.

Lack of Strategies

The process of coaching increases young people’s range of coping resources and self-help strategies.

Lack of Engagement

Coaching cultivates motivation and supports young people to progress and move forward, increasing engagement and attainment.

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Our Trainee Coaches are Supported
and Trained in 4 Ways

The Accredited Coach Training Course is split into two main sections. Training Part 1 teaches you all the theories and skills you need to coach young people in your school or setting. Once completed Part 1 is built upon with Training Part 2. This covers the ethical guidelines, advanced practice, and further skills required to work as a coach either independently or use coaching in your work with young people. Ongoing support and a toolkit of resources are provided to increase your ability and confidence to work as a coach with young people.

Coach Training Part 1

  • Explore the underpinning skills and knowledge needed to effectively coach young people develop wellbeing and resilience.

  • Learn about effective coaching relationships, engagement, boundaries and responsibilities and the importance of safeguarding.

  • Develop solution focused strategies that empower young people, enabling them to take ownership and accountability for their actions and outcomes.

  • Practice and apply strengths based positive psychology approaches suitable for vulnerable young people.

  • Practice and experience the coaching approach in order to effectively use this approach when working with young people.

Practical Information

  • 4 half day 4-hour practical workshops.

  • 16 hours of online and blended learning and recommended reading.

  • 4 hours peer learning group sessions.

  • 10 hours of coaching practice and reflective logs.

* Total Time Commitment 36 hours.
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Coach Training Part 2

  • Explore effective ethical practice for providing coaching to young people.

  • Understand the role and remit of a coach and explore how coaching can be provided in school, community or youth work settings.

  • Promote the benefit of coaching and opportunities to offer coaching to a wider range of young people.

  • Gain Knowledge of the importance of ongoing coaching skills development and supervision.

  • Gain further practical coaching tools and strategies to use with young people.

Practical Information

  • 2 half day 4-hour practical workshops

  • 10 hours of online and blended learning and recommended reading.

  • Bonus 'Running group coaching' workshop

  • 10 hours of coaching practice and reflective logs.

* Total Time Commitment a further 20 hours.
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You will gain access to our bank of coaching tools and resources for your own professional development and to use to complete your 20 hours of coaching practice with young people. These include:

Tools for young people

  • Solution focused coaching worksheets

  • Strengths tools and activities

  • Goal setting and action planning

  • Tools for developing self-awareness and confidence

  • Tools to challenging and change unhelpful thinking and behaviour

Professional Development tools

  • Self-reflective coaching logs

  • Session planning tools

  • Coaching question sets

  • Cheat sheets and tips to increase your confidence when coaching

  • Practical tasks and challenges to develop your skills

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Support includes:

  • Opportunities to gain and share your experience of coaching young people

  • Sessions that provide you with support and supervision

  • Feedback and advice to trouble shoot any problems you may encounter

  • Networks with other course participants that encourage professional development of your coaching skills

  • Motivation and encouragement to complete the required 20 hours of coaching practice with young people

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What Will I Learn?

Coach Training: Part 1

Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Module 5

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What Will I Learn?

Coach Training: Part 2

Module 6

Module 7

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Why become a Worth-it Trained Coach?

Worth-it have been supporting the prevention of mental health problems in young people for over a decade. Over 5000 children and young people have participated in our coaching based programmes for early prevention.
We have worked with 100s of young people through direct coaching 1-2-1 interventions. We have trained over 3500 practitioners, including teachers, youth workers, support workers and NHS staff in our Positive Psychology Coaching approach. Worth-it believe (and our published research tells us) that the coaching relationship and process is a highly effective way for young people to learn skills and strategies that develop resilience and wellbeing.

We are now providing the opportunity for YOU to train become a Worth-it Trained Coach and either provide Coaching to young people you work with in your school or setting. Below you will find how our Coach Training Course meets our organisational values.

Legacy

We believe in providing resources and training that creates a real and sustainable change. That is why we provide you with all the training and resources you need to coach young people yourself, meaning many more young people will benefit from our approach to coaching.

Integrity

Our course has been developed by a team of Positive Psychologists and Qualified Coaches utilising up-to-date research and practice. The Worth-it Coach training course will cover all the necessary underpinning theory and research to support young people develop resilience and wellbeing through Positive Psychology Coaching. We have even published our own research in international psychology journals.

Collaboration

This programme has evolved from extensive partnership work with, schools, local authorities, early prevention and CAMHS teams with a range of NHS services and local authorities nationally who have accede our training over the last 10 years.

Empowerment

Most importantly our Coaching Tools and Resources have been developed with and for young people. Taking on their ideas and feedback only enables our coaching interventions to meet their needs.

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Staff from schools and organisations that attend this training include

Sure Trust
Barnardos
Enfield Council
St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group
St Helens Local Authority
Platfform
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Coach Training Testimonials

Crosfields School
“I would definitely recommend it… the coaching has definitely given me more direction on how to interact, and how to push students and how to get them moving forward, positively. And all the tools that you get from it… we talk a lot about counselling, and looking retrospectively, but there's not much to do with proactively and looking forwards, ownership and that accountability. And I just think it's been brilliant for that.”

Justin Clarke, Head of Geography - Crosfields School

Brian Jackson College
“Since the training, the team of six that we've got is the strongest it's been in two years. We help each other out, we've all got different strengths. So if I've got something that I'm struggling with, I can go to any of the others, and say, 'what do you think of this?' And then we'll have a quick chat, tweak it and then it's perfect for my intervention.”

Paul, Pastoral Support Worker - Brian Jackson College

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“I literally tell everyone that this coaching course has changed my life”

Sarah Orru - Stiches Academy

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“The training was so useful and I will find it really useful with the young people I am working with.”

Emma Sharpe – Project Worker, The Children’s Society

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“Formal coaching is new to me, but I now feel that I could work with young people to help them find their own solutions.”

Claire Thorpe – Youth inclusion and safeguarding Coordinator, Leicestershire Fire Service

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“The ability to practice theory and models of positive and coaching psychology, it is refreshing and more engaging way to consider how the tools will enable my practice.”

Lucy Hart - Homeless Prevention Coach, P3

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Behind The Scenes

Take a sneak peak behind the scenes of Coach Training and see how it works.

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Book your Worth-it
Coach Training Course Today!

We deliver our coaching training in partnership with organisations.
We require a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 16 delegates to deliver our Coach Training Course with your team.
Below provides a breakdown of the two options for organisations.

Individual Training Options

  • Online Training Part 1 and 2

  • 6 half day 4-hour practical coaching skills workshops

  • 7 online learning modules

  • 26 hours of online and blended learning and practical learning tasks

  • Toolkit of 30 coaching tools and downloadable resources

  • Bonus group coaching workshop

  • 2 coaching development support sessions

Accreditation Requirements

  • 20 hours of coaching practice evidenced by 5 reflective coaching logs

  • Attendance at the 6 live workshop sessions

  • Completion of all 7 online learning modules

  • Learning record of self-directed learning

56 Hours Total Learning Time

Completed between 8 - 12 months

Payment Plan

6 Monthly instalments over 6 Months

£300

+VAT per month

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Totals £1800 +VAT

Full Price

From 29th June 2024

£1695

+VAT

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Early Bird

Ends 28th June 2024

£1495

+VAT

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Accredited Coach Training Online Learning

  • Training Part 1 and 2

  • 6 half day 4-hour practical coaching skills workshops

  • 7 online learning modules

  • 26 hours of online and blended learning and practical learning tasks

  • Toolkit of 30 coaching tools and downloadable resources

  • Bonus group coaching workshop

  • 2 coaching development support sessions

Accreditation Requirements

  • 20 hours of coaching practice evidenced by 5 reflective coaching logs

  • Attendance at the 6 live workshop sessions

  • Completion of all 7 online learning modules

  • Learning record of self-directed learning

56 Hours Total Learning Time

Completed between 8 - 12 months

Prices start from**

£7795

+VAT

ENQUIRE NOW

**Minimum 6 people

Practitioner Training Online Learning

  • 4 half day 4-hour practical coaching skills workshops

  • 5 online learning modules

  • 16 hours of online and blended learning and practical learning tasks

  • Toolkit of 30 coaching tools and downloadable resources

Learning Requirements

  • 10 hours of coaching practice evidenced by 3 reflective coaching logs

  • Attendance at the 4 live workshop sessions

  • Completion of all 5 online learning modules

46 Hours Total Learning Time

Completed between 4 - 6 months

Prices start from**

£5595

+VAT

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**Minimum 6 people

Coaching Skills Training Online or Onsite*

  • 2 day Coaching Skills Training Course

  • Practical coaching skills to work with young people

  • Evidence based wellbeing and resilience coaching activities

  • Workbook of resources to use with young people

Learning Requirements

  • 14 hours of training

Prices start from**

£3250

+VAT

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*Subject to location
**Minimum 6 people

*Accredited by the Association for Coaching, Award in Coach Training and Guild of Positive Psychology

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Coach Training Programme Leads

Liz Robson

Liz Robson

CEO & Founder

Liz is the CEO, Founder and Creative Director at Worth-it and is a leading Positive Psychologist and Educator. She has been developing evidence-based, co-produced early prevention programmes for young people within schools, the NHS and local authorities for over 12 years.

Jonny Baker

Jonny Baker

Consultant

Jonny is an expert in coaching and training with young people. He has over nine years’ experience, working with over a thousand young people and youth workers to develop their confidence, communication, mental health and wellbeing. Many of whom were categorised as at risk, NEET, refugee, SEN and ESOL.

Kim Carr

Kim Carr

Area Lead Consultant, UK Midlands & North

Kim is a qualified Positive Psychology Practitioner, combining her knowledge of applied positive psychology in schools with 10 years’ experience teaching psychology, extensive experience of secondary school leadership and a great passion for developing school mental health and wellbeing.

Want us to Coach the Young People in your School or Setting?

We have created this Coach training course to support practitioners to learn how to coach young people. We realise that in some situations you may need to increase your organisational capacity to support young people through our direct coaching support.
In order to address this, we are able to provide one-to-one or small group coaching with young people from your school or organisation.

find out more
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What Skills do Young People
Learn through Coaching?

Our work and research has shown that skills for resilience and wellbeing skills are developed through the experience of the coaching relationship, through explicit learning with their coach and through practising the skills and strategies for wellbeing and resilience inside and outside the coaching sessions.

Our approaches allow young people to take responsibility and ownership for their thinking, feelings and behaviour. The wellbeing skills and resilience strategies the young people develop through positive psychology coaching combine these three broad interrelated categories.

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Interpersonal and Relationship Skills

Skills and strategies that develop positive relationships and the skills to make and maintain them. This can include communication skills, friendship and teamwork skills.

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Self and Emotional Awareness Skils

Strategies that develop self-knowledge, self-acceptance and positive self-image. These are combined with strategies that develop emotional literacy.

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Thinking Skills

Skills that help young people develop a positive outlook, deal with challenges and take responsibility for their progress through goal setting, action planning and problem solving.

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What Research and Evidence Underpins Worth-it Coach Training?

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Coaching is evidenced to be the most effective way of providing support to develop resilience. Resilience is an important area of psychology research within the field of Positive Psychology. This training uses research and applied practice from both positive psychology and evidence-based coaching. These approaches have been adapted and made accessible for young people ages 13+. This integrated approach has been demonstrated to increase self-awareness, self-regulation, interpersonal skills, wellbeing and positive outcomes for vulnerable young people and provide a proactive approach to prevention.

Our Coach Training integrates strategies that include solution focused coaching, the development of helpful thinking skills, how to raise emotional and self-awareness, the development of positive interpersonal and communication skills, strengths-based approaches and goal striving behaviour.

Our CEO & Founder has conducted and published research to understand how Coaching can effectively support the prevention of mental health problems in young people. This research underpins this Coach Training Course.

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Fully Accredited Coach Training Provider

Accredited Coaching Award

Accredited Award in Coach Training

Our Worth-it youth Coach Training is an Accredited Award in Coach Training (AACT) provided by the Association for Coaching (AC), you will gain student membership to the AC when you enrol on this course.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this course accredited, what qualification will I gain?
Isn't Coaching just the same as Counselling or Mentoring?
What are the skills and qualifications of the trainers? It’s not a Micky Mouse course is it?
I’m looking at other coaching skills courses why should I do yours?
Can I use coaching with primary aged children?
What if I decide it is it’s not for me after I have enrolled?
How long will the course take to complete?
Do I have to coach young people to coach as part of this training?
I can’t make the dates for the live sessions can I still do this course?
I can’t make these dates. When is your next course?
Why should I join the Worth-it Coach Training Course?

Are you a Health or Local Authority Commissioner, Organisation or Multi-Academy Trust looking to offer this training for several members of staff?

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Who is this for?

  • Empower young people to develop positive mental health and wellbeing.

  • Make a real difference in supporting young people.

  • Learn and develop new skills and competencies.

  • Practice and take part in will the course has to offer.

  • Provide clear boundaries and expectations about the role and remit of the coaching relationship.

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Do you...?

  • Are looking for a quick fix.

  • Not willing to uphold the ethical guidelines of coaching.

  • Will be very directive and leading.

  • Have their own agenda that they are wanting young people to action for them.

  • Are not willing to put into practice the skills and suggested learning and development opportunities.

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What Others Are Saying

Obviously we know our programmes are awesome!
But it’d be silly to just take our word for it, check out what real customers are saying about us…

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Book your Worth-it
Coach Training Course Today!

We deliver our coaching training in partnership with organisations.
We require a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 16 delegates to deliver our Coach Training Course with your team.
Below provides a breakdown of the two options for organisations.

Individual Training Details

  • Online Training Part 1 and 2

  • 6 half day 4-hour practical coaching skills workshops

  • 7 online learning modules

  • 26 hours of online and blended learning and practical learning tasks

  • Toolkit of 30 coaching tools and downloadable resources

  • Bonus group coaching workshop

  • 2 coaching development support sessions

Accreditation Requirements

  • 20 hours of coaching practice evidenced by 5 reflective coaching logs

  • Attendance at the 6 live workshop sessions

  • Completion of all 7 online learning modules

  • Learning record of self-directed learning

56 Hours Total Learning Time

Completed between 8 - 12 months

Payment Plan

6 Monthly instalments over 6 Months

£300

+VAT per month

APPLY NOW

Totals £1800 +VAT

Full Price

From 23rd March 2024

£1695

+VAT

APPLY NOW

Early Bird

Ends 22nd March 2024

£1495

+VAT

APPLY NOW

Accredited Coach Training Online Learning

  • Training Part 1 and 2

  • 6 half day 4-hour practical coaching skills workshops

  • 7 online learning modules

  • 26 hours of online and blended learning and practical learning tasks

  • Toolkit of 30 coaching tools and downloadable resources

  • Bonus group coaching workshop

  • 2 coaching development support sessions

Accreditation Requirements

  • 20 hours of coaching practice evidenced by 5 reflective coaching logs

  • Attendance at the 6 live workshop sessions

  • Completion of all 7 online learning modules

  • Learning record of self-directed learning

56 Hours Total Learning Time

Completed between 8 - 12 months

Prices start from**

£7795

+VAT

ENQUIRE NOW

**Minimum 6 people

Practitioner Training Online Learning

  • 4 half day 4-hour practical coaching skills workshops

  • 5 online learning modules

  • 16 hours of online and blended learning and practical learning tasks

  • Toolkit of 30 coaching tools and downloadable resources

Learning Requirements

  • 10 hours of coaching practice evidenced by 3 reflective coaching logs

  • Attendance at the 4 live workshop sessions

  • Completion of all 5 online learning modules

46 Hours Total Learning Time

Completed between 4 - 6 months

Prices start from**

£5595

+VAT

ENQUIRE NOW

**Minimum 6 people

Coaching Skills Training Online or Onsite*

  • 2 day Coaching Skills Training Course

  • Practical coaching skills to work with young people

  • Evidence based wellbeing and resilience coaching activities

  • Workbook of resources to use with young people

Learning Requirements

  • 14 hours of training

Prices start from**

£3250

+VAT

ENQUIRE NOW

*Subject to location
**Minimum 6 people

*Accredited by the Association for Coaching, Award in Coach Training and Guild of Positive Psychology

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If you need further information about this programme, please contact us via the form below for a swift response.

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This article explored just three ways positive psychology coaching can help young people develop mental wellbeing

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Supports Young People to Build Resilience and Prevent Mental Health Problems

Our Coach Training courses provide you with the skills, knowledge and practice to coach the young people you work with and support improve their wellbeing. Autumn course is open for enrolment soon! Join the waiting list.

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Does this sound familiar?

  • You are worried about the mental health and wellbeing of young people you work with.

  • You are concerned that the young people you support are facing many challenging situations and they don't have the skills to cope. You feel they are at risk of more severe mental health problems developing.

  • You have done a range of learning or training courses but are looking for a more in-depth training course to know the support you are providing is effective.

  • Young people in your school or setting are disengaged or lacking motivation.

  • You want to provide a safe and effective interventions to support them develop strategies for resilience.

  • You want to empower young people to take responsibility for their own success and achievement but are not sure how to do this.

  • The young people you support are experiencing poor mental wellbeing; they are worried, stressed and lack resilience.

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Introducing Coach Training

For 12 years we have been coaching 1000s of young people. Through becoming more resilient and building strategies for wellbeing we have helped them to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression levels.

We know if we train practitioners in our approach to coaching MANY more young people will be supported and mental health problems will be prevented. That’s why we want you to become an accredited Worth-it Trained Coach and enable the young people you work with benefit from positive psychology coaching.

JOIN WAITING List
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Become a Worth-it Coach

  • Our online accredited Worth-it Coach Training course supports to you learn to use our evidence-based approach to positive psychology coaching.

  • The course is split into two parts, Training Part 1 and Part 2. Part 1 is recommended for groups and teams of staff who want to learn to coach young people in a current role such as student support, in teaching or youth work. Part 2, builds on Part 1 and provides the opportunity to become Accredited Coach with the Association for Coaching.

  • Together Part 1 and 2 of coach training programme provide up to 56 hours of blended learning. Delivered through our online learning platform, live online skills practice workshops, recommended reading, reflective logs and practical tasks.

  • Through peer-to-peer learning groups with other Trainee Coaches, you will be able to share and reflect on your coaching practice building up your skills and confidence to successfully coaching young people.

  • Live training sessions are conducted through a series of half day online workshops. These will comprise of 4 mandatory and two optional additional sessions for participants completing the Training Part 2.

  • The course should take approximately 6 months to complete depending on your rate of progress.

  • You will gain access to and learn how to use our bank of downloadable coaching tools and resources to use with young people. These include cards, pdf worksheets and activities.

  • You will be supported to complete up to 20 hours of coaching practice with young people.

  • Enroll now to start benefiting from the skills and knowledge gained on this course. Enabling you to quickly support young people through coaching.

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Coaching enables you to address these needs in the young people you work with

Disempowerment

Through coaching the young people you work with will become empowered and learn strategies that help them deal with and manage their situations.

Poor Mental Health

Coaching can help develop resilience and improve strategies for positive mental health and wellbeing. This helps prevent the onset of long-lasting mental health problems.

Dependence

Through build self-reliance and resilience in the young people you work with, will become more independent and confident to tackle challenges they face.

Transition

Coaching is a practical and proactive way to help young people deal with transitions. This includes the transition back to school following lockdown.

Lack of Strategies

The process of coaching increases young people’s range of coping resources and self-help strategies.

Lack of Engagement

Coaching cultivates motivation and supports young people to progress and move forward, increasing engagement and attainment.

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Why become a Worth-it Trained Coach?

Worth-it have been supporting the prevention of mental health problems in young people for over a decade. Over 5000 children and young people have participated in our coaching based programmes for early prevention.
We have worked with 100s of young people through direct coaching 1-2-1 interventions. We have trained over 3500 practitioners, including teachers, youth workers, support workers and NHS staff in our Positive Psychology Coaching approach. Worth-it believe (and our published research tells us) that the coaching relationship and process is a highly effective way for young people to learn skills and strategies that develop resilience and wellbeing.

We are now providing the opportunity for YOU to train become a Worth-it Trained Coach and either provide Coaching to young people you work with in your school or setting. Below you will find how our Coach Training Course meets our organisational values.

Legacy

We believe in providing resources and training that creates a real and sustainable change. That is why we provide you with all the training and resources you need to coach young people yourself, meaning many more young people will benefit from our approach to coaching.

Integrity

Our course has been developed by a team of Positive Psychologists and Qualified Coaches utilising up-to-date research and practice. The Worth-it Coach training course will cover all the necessary underpinning theory and research to support young people develop resilience and wellbeing through Positive Psychology Coaching. We have even published our own research in international psychology journals.

Collaboration

This programme has evolved from extensive partnership work with, schools, local authorities, early prevention and CAMHS teams with a range of NHS services and local authorities nationally who have accede our training over the last 10 years.

Empowerment

Most importantly our Coaching Tools and Resources have been developed with and for young people. Taking on their ideas and feedback only enables our coaching interventions to meet their needs.

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Staff from schools and organisations that attend this training include

Sure Trust
Barnardos
Enfield Council
St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group
St Helens Local Authority
Platfform
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Coach Training Testimonials

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“I literally tell everyone that this coaching course has changed my life”

Sarah Orru - Stiches Academy

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“The training was so useful and I will find it really useful with the young people I am working with.”

Emma Sharpe – Project Worker, The Children’s Society

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service Logo
“Formal coaching is new to me, but I now feel that I could work with young people to help them find their own solutions.”

Claire Thorpe – Youth inclusion and safeguarding Coordinator, Leicestershire Fire Service

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“The ability to practice theory and models of positive and coaching psychology, it is refreshing and more engaging way to consider how the tools will enable my practice.”

Lucy Hart - Homeless Prevention Coach, P3

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Coach Training Programme Leads

Liz Robson

Liz Robson

CEO & Founder

Liz is the CEO, Founder and Creative Director at Worth-it and is a leading Positive Psychologist and Educator. She has been developing evidence-based, co-produced early prevention programmes for young people within schools, the NHS and local authorities for over 12 years.

Jonny Baker

Jonny Baker

Consultant

Jonny is an expert in coaching and training with young people. He has over nine years’ experience, working with over a thousand young people and youth workers to develop their confidence, communication, mental health and wellbeing. Many of whom were categorised as at risk, NEET, refugee, SEN and ESOL.

Kim Carr

Kim Carr

Area Lead Consultant, UK Midlands & North

Kim is a qualified Positive Psychology Practitioner, combining her knowledge of applied positive psychology in schools with 10 years’ experience teaching psychology, extensive experience of secondary school leadership and a great passion for developing school mental health and wellbeing.

Want us to Coach the Young People in your School or Setting?

We have created this Coach training course to support practitioners to learn how to coach young people. We realise that in some situations you may need to increase your organisational capacity to support young people through our direct coaching support.
In order to address this, we are able to provide one-to-one or small group coaching with young people from your school or organisation.

find out more
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What Skills do Young People
Learn through Coaching?

Our work and research has shown that skills for resilience and wellbeing skills are developed through the experience of the coaching relationship, through explicit learning with their coach and through practising the skills and strategies for wellbeing and resilience inside and outside the coaching sessions.

Our approaches allow young people to take responsibility and ownership for their thinking, feelings and behaviour. The wellbeing skills and resilience strategies the young people develop through positive psychology coaching combine these three broad interrelated categories.

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Interpersonal and Relationship Skills

Skills and strategies that develop positive relationships and the skills to make and maintain them. This can include communication skills, friendship and teamwork skills.

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Self and Emotional Awareness Skils

Strategies that develop self-knowledge, self- acceptance and positive self-image. These are combined with strategies that develop emotional literacy.

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Thinking Skills

Skills that help young people developing a positive outlook, deal with challenges and take responsibility for their progress through goal setting, action planning and problem solving.

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What Research and Evidence Underpins Worth-it Coach Training?

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Positive Education

Coaching is evidenced to be the most effective way of providing support to develop resilience. Resilience is an important area of psychology research within the field of Positive Psychology. This training uses research and applied practice from both positive psychology and evidence-based coaching. These approaches have been adapted and made accessible for young people ages 13+. This integrated approach has been demonstrated to increase self-awareness, self-regulation, interpersonal skills, wellbeing and positive outcomes for vulnerable young people and provide a proactive approach to prevention.

Our Coach Training integrates strategies that include solution focused coaching, the development of helpful thinking skills, how to raise emotional and self-awareness, the development of positive interpersonal and communication skills, strengths-based approaches and goal striving behaviour.

Our CEO & Founder has conducted and published research to understand how Coaching can effectively support the prevention of mental health problems in young people. This research underpins this Coach Training Course.

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Our Trainee Coaches are Supported
and Trained in 4 Ways

The Accredited Coach Training Course is split into two main sections. Training Part 1 teaches you all the theories and skills you need to coach young people in your school or setting. Once completed Part 1 is built upon with Training Part 2. This covers the ethical guidelines, advanced practice, and further skills required to work as a coach either independently or use coaching in your work with young people. Ongoing support and a toolkit of resources are provided to increase your ability and confidence to work as a coach with young people.

Coach Training Part 1

  • Explore the underpinning skills and knowledge needed to effectively coach young people develop wellbeing and resilience.

  • Learn about effective coaching relationships, engagement, boundaries and responsibilities and the importance of safeguarding.

  • Develop solution focused strategies that empower young people, enabling them to take ownership and accountability for their actions and outcomes.

  • Practice and apply strengths based positive psychology approaches suitable for vulnerable young people.

  • Practice and experience the coaching approach in order to effectively use this approach when working with young people.

Practical Information

  • 4 half day 4-hour practical workshops.

  • 16 hours of online and blended learning and recommended reading.

  • 4 hours peer learning group sessions.

  • 10 hours of coaching practice and reflective logs.

* Total Time Commitment 46 hours.
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Coach Training Part 2

  • Explore effective ethical practice for providing coaching to young people.

  • Understand the role and remit of a coach and explore how coaching can be provided in school, community or youth work settings.

  • Promote the benefit of coaching and opportunities to offer coaching to a wider range of young people.

  • Gain Knowledge of the importance of ongoing coaching skills development and supervision.

  • Gain further practical coaching tools and strategies to use with young people.

Practical Information

  • 2 half day 4-hour practical workshops

  • 10 hours of online and blended learning and recommended reading.

  • Bonus 'Running group coaching' workshop

  • 10 hours of coaching practice and reflective logs.

* Total Time Commitment a further 30 hours.
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You will gain access to our bank of coaching tools and resources for your own professional development and to use to complete your 20 hours of coaching practice with young people. These include:

Tools for young people

  • Solution focused coaching worksheets

  • Strengths tools and activities

  • Goal setting and action planning

  • Tools for developing self-awareness and confidence

  • Tools to challenging and change unhelpful thinking and behaviour

Professional Development tools

  • Self-reflective coaching logs

  • Session planning tools

  • Coaching question sets

  • Cheat sheets and tips to increase your confidence when coaching

  • Practical tasks and challenges to develop your skills

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The Examples include:

  • Gain and share your experience of coaching

  • Be provided with support and supervision

  • Gain feedback and advice to trouble shoot any problems you may encounter

  • Build support networks with other course participants

  • Be supported to complete the required 20 hours of coaching practice with young people

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What Will I Learn?

Coach Training: Part 1

Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Module 5

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What Will I Learn?

Coach Training: Part 2

Module 6

Module 7

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Fully Accredited Coach Training Provider

Accredited Coaching Award

Accredited Award in Coach Training

We deliver our coaching training in partnership with organisations.

We require a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 16 delegates to deliver our Coach Training Course with your team.
Below provides a breakdown of the two options for organisations.

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Psychology Guild Organisational Member

We deliver our coaching training in partnership with organisations.

We require a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 16 delegates to deliver our Coach Training Course with your team.
Below provides a breakdown of the two options for organisations.

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Book your Worth-it
Coach Training Course Today!

We deliver our coaching training in partnership with organisations.
We require a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 16 delegates to deliver our Coach Training Course with your team.
Below provides a breakdown of the two options for organisations.

Individual Training Online Learning Options

  • Training Part 1 and 2

  • 6 half day 4-hour practical coaching skills workshops

  • 7 online learning modules

  • 26 hours of online and blended learning and practical learning tasks

  • Toolkit of 30 coaching tools and downloadable resources

  • Bonus group coaching workshop

  • 2 coaching development support sessions

Accreditation Requirements

  • 20 hours of coaching practice evidenced by 5 reflective coaching logs

  • Attendance at the 6 live workshop sessions

  • Completion of all 7 online learning modules

  • Learning record of self-directed learning

56 Hours Total Learning Time

Completed between 8 - 12 months

Payment Plan

6 Monthly instalments over 6 Months

£300

+VAT per month

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Totals £1800 +VAT

Full Price

From 30th October 2023

£1695

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From 29th October 2023

£1495

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Accredited Coach Training Online Learning

  • Training Part 1 and 2

  • 6 half day 4-hour practical coaching skills workshops

  • 7 online learning modules

  • 26 hours of online and blended learning and practical learning tasks

  • Toolkit of 30 coaching tools and downloadable resources

  • Bonus group coaching workshop

  • 2 coaching development support sessions

Accreditation Requirements

  • 20 hours of coaching practice evidenced by 5 reflective coaching logs

  • Attendance at the 6 live workshop sessions

  • Completion of all 7 online learning modules

  • Learning record of self-directed learning

56 Hours Total Learning Time

Completed between 8 - 12 months

Prices start from**

£7795

+VAT

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**Minimum 6 people

Practitioner Training Online Learning

  • 4 half day 4-hour practical coaching skills workshops

  • 5 online learning modules

  • 16 hours of online and blended learning and practical learning tasks

  • Toolkit of 30 coaching tools and downloadable resources

Learning Requirements

  • 10 hours of coaching practice evidenced by 3 reflective coaching logs

  • Attendance at the 4 live workshop sessions

  • Completion of all 5 online learning modules

46 Hours Total Learning Time

Completed between 4 - 6 months

Prices start from**

£5595

+VAT

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**Minimum 6 people

Coaching Skills Training Online or Onsite*

  • 2 day Coaching Skills Training Course

  • Practical coaching skills to work with young people

  • Evidence based wellbeing and resilience coaching activities

  • Workbook of resources to use with young people

Learning Requirements

  • 14 hours of training

Prices start from**

£3250

+VAT

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*Subject to location
**Minimum 6 people

*Accredited by the Association for Coaching, Award in Coach Training and Guild of Positive Psychology

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Behind The Scenes

Take a sneak peak behind the scenes of Coach Training and see how it works.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this course accredited, what qualification will I gain?
Isn't Coaching just the same as Counselling or Mentoring?
What are the skills and qualifications of the trainers? It’s not a Micky Mouse course is it?
I’m looking at other coaching skills courses why should I do yours?
Can I use coaching with primary aged children?
What if I decide it is it’s not for me after I have enrolled?
How long will the course take to complete?
Do I have to coach young people to coach as part of this training?
I can’t make the dates for the live sessions can I still do this course?
I can’t make these dates. When is your next course?
Why should I join the Worth-it Coach Training Course?

Are you a Health or Local Authority Commissioner, Organisation or Multi-Academy Trust looking to offer this training for several members of staff?

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Who is this for?

  • Empower young people to develop positive mental health and wellbeing.

  • Make a real difference in supporting young people.

  • Learn and develop new skills and competencies.

  • Practice and take part in will the course has to offer.

  • Provide clear boundaries and expectations about the role and remit of the coaching relationship.

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Do you...?

  • Are looking for a quick fix.

  • Not willing to uphold the ethical guidelines of coaching.

  • Will be very directive and leading.

  • Have their own agenda that they are wanting young people to action for them.

  • Are not willing to put into practice the skills and suggested learning and development opportunities.

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What Others Are Saying

Obviously we know our programmes are awesome!
But it’d be silly to just take our word for it, check out what real customers are saying about us…

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Coach Training Course Today!

We deliver our coaching training in partnership with organisations, we require a minimum of 6 and maximum of 16 to deliver our Coach Training Course. Below provides a breakdown of the two options for organisations.

Accredited Coach Training Online Learning

  • Training Part 1 and 2

  • 6 half day 4-hour practical coaching skills workshops

  • 7 online learning modules

  • 26 hours of online and blended learning and practical learning tasks

  • Toolkit of 30 coaching tools and downloadable resources

  • Bonus group coaching workshop

  • 2 coaching development support sessions

Accreditation Requirements

  • 20 hours of coaching practice evidenced by 5 reflective coaching logs

  • Attendance at the 6 live workshop sessions

  • Completion of all 7 online learning modules

  • Learning record of self-directed learning

56 Hours Total Learning Time

Completed between 8 - 12 months

Prices start from**

£7795

+VAT

ENQUIRE NOW

**Minimum 6 people

Practitioner Training Online Learning

  • 4 half day 4-hour practical coaching skills workshops

  • 5 online learning modules

  • 16 hours of online and blended learning and practical learning tasks

  • Toolkit of 30 coaching tools and downloadable resources

Learning Requirements

  • 10 hours of coaching practice evidenced by 3 reflective coaching logs

  • Attendance at the 4 live workshop sessions

  • Completion of all 5 online learning modules

46 Hours Total Learning Time

Completed between 4 - 6 months

Prices start from**

£5595

+VAT

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**Minimum 6 people

Coaching Skills Training Online or Onsite*

  • 2 day Coaching Skills Training Course

  • Practical coaching skills to work with young people

  • Evidence based wellbeing and resilience coaching activities

  • Workbook of resources yo use with young people

Learning Requirements

  • 14 hours of training

Prices start from**

£3250

+VAT

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*Subject to location
**Minimum 6 people

**Accredited by the Association for Coaching, Award in Coach Training and Guild of Positive Psychology

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