A – Z Coaching and Mentoring – This week’s extract highlights mental health and the importance of ensuring the coaching relationship is safe and appropriate for all involved.
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- Recognise that some people may have mental health problems that make coaching inappropriate.
- Understand the signs and symptoms of mental illness and be able to question the client further when necessary.
- Understand the ethical, legal, and professional standards and practices.
- Ask “What next?” Continue coaching, stop coaching or refer for medical help?
Taken from the A-Z Coaching Handbook by Clare Smale where you will find a comprehensive A-Z, plus a full list of references.