Stages of Development are essential
for coaches to know and be able to use in meeting clients "where they
are." Rich in experiential learning, this workshop invites you to engage
in exercises and conversations that stretch your learning related to stages of
development, a theory that is becoming extremely applicable given the need for
leaders to lead in unprecedented complexity.
By its nature this material will applyto your personal journey as well as to your work, covering the main aspects of the theory, tools, traps, and client issues. Like others who have gone through this workshop, you will find the topic and its application absolutely transformational for your work as a coach.
Key Workshop Objectives:
- Describe three conventional and three postconventional stages of adult development
- Through case studies, identify stages of development
- Investigate client "failures" through a developmental lens
- Recognize traps a coach can fall into depending on client stage
- Identify resources most suited to support your clients' stage and your personal developmental journey
- Feel for more confident in using a developmental approach with your clients
Christine Wahl, MA.Ed, CIC, CDC, MCC
Chris Wahl founded the Leadership Coaching Program at Georgetown University. Her firm, Miro Group, offers executive, leadership and team coaching as well as tailored retreats for clients. Chris has studied and used developmental theory for over 12 years in her coaching and team work and is a certified scorer of the MAP. She teaches adult development to coaches and leaders at Georgetown University and George Mason University.
Barbara Braham, Ph.D., MCC
Barbara is an executive coach who has used developmental theory as the foundation of her coaching for over 15 years. She is certified to score and debrief the MAP, and has taught others how to score. She teaches developmental theory to aspiring coaches in the Georgetown Leadership Coaching program, and to leaders in the Georgetown Transformational Leadership program.
Maturity Assessment Profile (the MAP)
The MAP is required: you need to know your own stage to be able to apply this work to your clients' goals and needs. The deadline for completing the MAP is August 21, 2017, to ensure that you have your personal and confidential results in advance of the program. For further information on the assessment, please contact Christine Wahl, firstname.lastname@example.org or Barbara Braham, email@example.com. The fee for the MAP is $450 if you have not already completed it.
Lodging is available nearby for those who are traveling in for this workshop. We will send details to out-of-town participants after we receive your registration.
Click on the button below to register and make your payment for this workshop. Request for refunds before August 21, 2017 will incure a $100 service fee. Cancellations after that date will incur a 50% fee. Space is limited. You can contact Chris Wahl, 703-764-1895, or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.