INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL GRIEF COACHING
From Grief to Gratitude Coaching Program
Grief is the Journey . . . Gratitude is the Destination
From Grief to Gratitude Coach Certification Program
Being a member of the From Grief to Gratitude Community means being part of a professional group of passionate, empowering, and successful team members. Complete a pre-enrollment application to begin the enrollment process. If selected, you will be contacted to schedule a pre-enrollment interview to determine if the program is the right fit for you. I would be honored to have you join our team!
Dora Carpenter, Certified Professional Coach
Founder and Program Director
Work through your own grief while learning to help others.
As a From Grief to Gratitude Certified Coach, you will have the knowledge, skills, resources, and confidence to coach clients through the transformative process of handling the painful emotions of losing a loved one, getting on top of their grief, and moving forward in life with meaning and purpose in the shortest time possible.
To make sure that becoming a From Grief to Gratitude Certified Coach is a good fit for you, we have a pre-enrollment application process. Click on the button below.
What Your Program Includes . . .
From Grief to Gratitude Coach Certification Program is supported on a state-of-the-art online program platform where you have 24/7 private access. Your certification program includes:
Please understand that the From Grief to Gratitude Coach Certification Program is not based on a theological, philosophical, or conceptual framework for healing or fixing grief. It has been developed from and infers a personalized compassionate, heart-centered approach to empathetically journey with clients through their unique grieving process and does not imply, offer, or provide professional counseling or therapy.
Certification Program Overview . . .
The 8-week From Grief to Gratitude Coach Certification Program has eight live interactive training modules where we focus on program-specific content and methodology, International Coach Federation (ICF) core competencies, and coaching activities and assignments. Here is a look at the modules:
Module 1 - Foundations of Coaching Someone through Grief
This orientation module focuses on the prerequisites for successfully coaching your clients, understanding the ICF core competencies, the program format, delivery, expectations, and requirements for certification.
Module 2 – Giving Clients Permission to Grieve
You will have the knowledge, skills and resources to coach clients through the grieving process and help them understand and acknowledge their emotions. Here is part of what we will cover:
Module 3 – Supporting Clients to Remember to Honor the Life and Legacy
This is where you will help your clients to accept the death and begin the transition from focusing on the death to remembering and honoring the life. Some of the highlights are:
Module 4 – Guiding Clients to Incorporate New Traditions into Old Traditions
You will be able to coach your clients through creating renewed attitudes, behaviors, and perspectives resulting in transformative awareness and actions. Key elements include:
Module 5 – Encouraging Clients to Embrace Meaning and Purpose Going Forward
Here you will encourage and support clients to embrace a renewed purpose as they complete assignments focusing on “what’s next” activities. Here are a few of the activities you will help them create:
Module 6 – Championing Clients to Find Gratitude in the Gift of Now
Your clients are now ready to forge ahead and you will proficiently coach them through developing the blueprint for a successful journey to a place of fulfillment, happiness, and gratitude. A few highlights are:
Module 7 - Understanding the Impact of Grief in the Workplace (content only)*
Understand how the normal, although challenging, impacts of grief affect the workplace. Become aware of the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual grief-related emotions affect job performance, morale, and loss of grief-related company revenue.
Module 8 - Providing Support for the Grieving Employee and Balancing Productivity (content only)*
Understand the significance of loss and how to reduce the impact on productivity. Learn the benefits and tools to ensure a compassionate, grief-informed, and grief-friendly workplace culture.
*The content-only modules on Workplace Grief do not license and authorize you to present the From Grief to Gratitude Workplace Grief Workshop. This is an optional certification program.
The Intern-While-You-Learn Program gives you the opportunity to build your confidence and competence while working with a pro-bono coaching client.
For frequently asked questions and program costs see Questions and Answers.
Special Savings Now Through December 31, 2020
Be accepted into the program and register before December 31, 2020 and take $300 off the $2,197 program cost (payment options available). Pay a one-time, non-refundable training fee of $1,897 and monthly license fee of $59. During the period in which monthly license fees are kept current, your licensing agreement grants you permission to use the Institute of Professional Grief Coaching (IOPGC) intellectual property to coach, teach, and train the From Grief to Gratitude Coaching Program; a profile headshot and email and/or website link as a featured coach on our website; and, access to Dora Carpenter's monthly office hours.