KDVI PSYCHODYNAMIC-SYSTEMIC GROUP COACHING PRACTICUM

KDVI’S SIGNATURE GROUP COACHING PRACTICUM IS A TRANSFORMATIONAL AND HIGHLY PRACTICAL PROGRAMME aimed AT DEVELOPING CONFIDENCE AND SKILLS IN PSYCHODYNAMIC-SYSTEMIC GROUP COACHING.

This interactive and experiential 10-day programme comprises of 5 modules paced over 9 months, combining theory, technique, process, presence, live practise and supervision. Participants will receive a strong theoretical foundation and will be given opportunities to apply new skills and practise group coaching within a safe space.

Using yourself as an instrument, you will experience the power of group coaching to identify your role and style as a coach. You will have the opportunity to lead group coaching sessions with peers and practise group coaching in a company with support and supervision from an experienced KDVI coach.

Testimonials from KDVI coaches complete the journey by providing practical insights into executive group coaching in different contexts (team coaching, board, family business).

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE?

The practicum is designed for:

  • Experienced coaches who wish to broaden their practice to working with groups
  • Senior team leaders and experienced consultants with coaching skills who wish to deepen their understanding of groups and teams.

 

Programme participants are selected on their maturity, diversity and depth of experience, psychological sensitivity, and the sense of purpose that drives their work with leaders. We welcome participants from all corners of the world, from a range of sectors and with varying expertise.

What Will I learn?

Knowledge

Learn about frameworks and theories on group coaching and group dynamics.

Skills & techniques

Integrate theory into practice and experiment with a number of tools and techniques. 

Process 

Create psychological safety and spaces for courageous conversations, establish presence, discern and manage group dynamics for individual and collective change.

Ongoing supervision 

Pairing with a personal KDVI coach and mentor who will guide you throughout the journey to become better coaches.

Personal development 

Develop your identity, style and development plan as a group coach.

Accreditation 

Add credibility to your group coaching practice through CCE accreditation - This is a Continuing Coach Education (CCE) programme. On completion, you will gain core competency credits and resource development credits. These can be used towards the renewal requirements of an ICF credential. 

For organisational coaches and team leaders, group coaching can be used to foster cohesive high performing teams, promote a learning and feedback culture and transform yourself into a reflective and powerful agent of change.

PROGRAMME DESIGN

The programme is designed around 5 modules. Each module provides a combination of learning, connecting and applying, so that you can develop and deepen your group coaching skills as well as learn from peers and experienced coaches. Throughout the programme, you will also engage in peer intervision, 1:1 supervision with your coach, reflective journaling, and a personal development plan to expand awareness and enhance your learning.

Module 1: Psychodynamic-Systemic Foundations & Self as Instrument

  • Creating psychological safety
  • Psychodynamic-system framework for group coaching
  • Using self as instrument: Experience group coaching as a participant
  • Identify your professional development needs for group coaching
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Module 2: Managing Group Dynamics

  • Overview of group coaching dynamics
  • Experience group dynamics
  • Explore group coaching styes and tools
  • Design a group coaching session

 

Module 3: Group Coaching in Action

  • Group coaching of peer group
  • Experience group coaching with different tools

 

Module 4: How to Apply Group Coaching

  • Explore coaching for team performance
  • Planning the client journey from beginning to end
  • Tricky coaching testimonials from experienced coaches

 

Application with real groups or teams

  • Practice group coaching in an organisation and write up a case of the project and reflection paper

 

Module 5: Consolidation

  • Sharing application experiences and cases
  • Consolidate key learnings, takeaways and celebrating success
  • Q&A with guest speaker

SUPPORT

Should you need assistance about the programme requirements, check whether your profile is suitable before submitting your application, or wish to discuss how this programme can meet your professional development needs, please contact the programme coordinator.