Parent As Coach Module

The Parent As Coach module allows CYPFS leaders to bring the power of coaching to their work with parents to assist them support their children identify and achieve their goals.

This module is designed for parents whose children have completed their life, career or school performance pathway plans but can be delivered as a stand alone workshop.

This Parent As Coach Module includes activities to assist parents become aware of the strengths of their own parenting style and assist them learn the key skills they need to make them an effective change agent in young people lives. They will learn key coaching skills and how to lead powerful conversations using The G.O.A.L model. This structure allows for targeted optimistic and strength based conversations that assist young people strengthen the self awareness and resilience they need to overcome obstacles and achieve their identified goals in all areas of their life. 

Training Overview.

Parents will.. 

  • Review their current parenting experience
  • Identify their vision for positive parenting
  • Understand their parenting style and key strengths
  • Identify priority areas they want to work on
  • Identify potential blockers to moving ahead
  • Understand the key skills of coaching
  • Learn and practice the G.O.A.L conversation 
  • Design action steps to achieve their parenting vision

Included Resources:

  • Parent As Coach Slideshow (online Leader’s Library)
  • Parent As Coach Leader’s Manual (online Leader’s Library)
  • Parent As Coach Pathway Plan (printable PDF or writable PDF)
  • Life Vision Coaching Cards
  • LifeType Coaching Cards
  • EQ Coaching Cards
  • The G.O.A.L Coaching Conversation handout


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