The continued professional development (CPD) opportunities of this page are intended to support the skillset of coaches and mentors currently operating across East of England health and system partner organisations offering a framework to help support clients and organisations.
Sessions for New Mentors or those considering becoming a Mentor on the Hub:
Mentoring Skills Programme -. You must attend both sessions A and B in order. This program is specifically targeted at new and developing mentors. The sessions will be interactive, bring you up to date with current thinking and will afford you the opportunity to reflect on your practice as a mentor, whilst gaining or topping up your skills in key areas of mentorship so you can Mentor with confidence and make a real difference!
Session A will:
- Look at the different ‘Schools’ of mentoring, considering the similarities and differences in each
- Look at the definition, skills, and attitudes of being a mentor (i.e. the job description of a mentor)
- Discuss the co-creation of the mentoring contract
- Think about how to co-create a partnership where power differentials are redressed to enable the right work to take place
- Explore psychological safety and what that means in mentoring relationships
Session B will:
- Build key skills and competencies of being a great mentor including
- Listening skills
- Questioning skills
- Moving to action & accountability
- Work on the reflective practice of being a mentor
- Explore Ethical practice
Programme currently full
Sessions for registered Coaches and Mentors:
Coaching and Mentoring Supervision – Group Supervision will be hosted by Lesley Cave. Coaching supervision addresses the skills, understanding and capabilities of the supervisee through the reflection and exploration of the supervisee’s work with their clients. In this exploration, the supervisor helps the coach to: understand the client better, become more aware of their own reactions and responses to the client, understand the dynamics of coach–client interaction, examine how they intervened and the consequences, explore other ways of working with this and other similar client situations.
- All sessions are fully booked
Sessions for registered Coaches:
Coaching Skills Labs – Facilitated by Chris Birkbeck and Sara Massie. The Coaching Skills Lab offers an opportunity for each coach to work with coaching peers in a safe space and build confidence and competence.
- Thursday 23rd February 10:00-11:30 am currently full
Coming Back to Coaching –This session is for any coach who wants to get back to basics. It’s an opportunity to refresh your skills as the team share a range of practical tools and helpful reminders. The team will demonstrate how to use the coaching wheel, GROW model, and share their expertise in getting started on your coaching.
- Wednesday 07 December 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Coaching in the Virtual Space –Exploring as a coach how the changing space, place and shape of how you may be working in a hybrid space. This could include using platforms such as Teams, telephone coaching etc. The session will explore the current context and situation, the impact of the changing face of work and relationships with individuals and teams.
- Monday 23 January 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ethical Dilemmas in Coaching –The purpose of this session is for you to explore ethical dilemmas you may face as a coach, particularly where working internally within the system organisation and the role of supervision and reflective practice to explore and resolve challenges and issues.
- Wednesday 18 January 9:00 am – 12:00 pm