1. Demonstrates Ethical Practice

1. Demonstrates Ethical Practice Definition: Understands and consistently applies coaching ethics and standards of coaching.
  1. Demonstrates personal integrity and honesty in interactions with clients, sponsors and relevant stakeholders.
  2. Is sensitive to clients' identity, environment, experiences, values and beliefs.
  3. Uses language appropriate and respectful to clients, sponsors and relevant stakeholders.
  4. Abides by the ICF Code of Ethics and upholds the Core Values.
  5. Maintains confidentiality with client information per stakeholder agreements and pertinent laws.
  6. Maintains the distinctions between coaching, consulting, psychotherapy and other support professions.
  7. Refers clients to other support professionals, as appropriate.
Coaching Out of the Box® -- 5/5/5 Coaching Model elements:
Principle: Be Curious Principle: Be Supportive Principle: Be Accepting Principle: Be Focused Principle: Be Committed Exchange: Identify
Exchange: Discover
Exchange: Strategize
Exchange: Clear The Way
Exchange: Recap
Skill: Listening
Skill: Encouraging
Skill: Questioning
Skill: Requesting
Skill: Action Planning

Reflect and remind yourself how you demonstrate or could demonstrate this competency in your coaching exchanges. 

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