A FREE REFERENCE LIBRARY OF TRAINING RESOURCES FOR THE SAGECRAFT LIFE COACHING PRACTITIONER
The following is a collection of free educational resources for the SageCraft Christian Life Coach Practitioner. I have gathered them from around the web or produced them myself. These documents contain many of the “SageCraft Life Coach Basic 100“. But, you have to keep in mind that this training is not merely “reading material”.
Live Training in Life Coaching Skills:
In addition to the reading material, there is live participation, interactive lectures, videos, and role-playing exercises, under the eye of a SageCraft Trainer. This is ideal. Only in this way can you gain the necessary experience. Live trainers can facilitate the exercises and clearly explain how the various Life Coaching tools are used.
This Website is designed to supplement my live 15-hour training classes. If you can’t attend LIVE Training:
Remember, that education, (Knowing ABOUT a subject) is different from the practiced ability to APPLY what you know. Merely reading about these concepts can be confusing; overwhelming! If you can’t attend a live training, pay attention to the “PRACTICE TIPS” throughout this website. They will help you to gradually build some real-world application skills, as a Life Coach.
Fundamentals of the Christian Faith:
Four Spiritual Laws Booklet You should know how to lead your Clients to the Lord:
Avoid mixing man’s Psychology with God’s Word:
The 1st Biblical Qualification for the SageCraft Christian Life Coach. You should meet the Qualifications for an Overseer and Deacon (1st Timothy 3):
ETHICS, AND THE PROMISE A PROFESSIONAL LIFE COACH MUST MAKE:
Go From being a mere “helper”, to being a “SKILLED HELPER” By following this 3 Stage/Phase Format:
BELOW: This book is available freely on the internet, in pdf format. This is a comprehensive text on the theory and practice of Solution-Focused Coaching. (Search it on the web and consider buying a hard copy):
AN ADDITIONAL 21 “PROGRESS-FOCUSED” TECHNIQUES:
Scaling Rulers to help you Guage a Client’s Readiness for Change-Readiness Ruler Examples:
Values Scale Cards-Another Tool for you to adapt to your Life Coaching Work:
BELOW: Example “S.U.D.S.” scale to help you devise your own Life Coaching questions:
Stages of Change Model:
Stages of Change Model2:
BELOW: Wikipedia Article on Motivational Interviewing:
BELOW: Government Manual, from S.A.M.H.S.A., describing Motivational Interviewing (M.I.) as used for substance abuse counseling-Useful for general reference on motivational Interviewing:
Wikipedia Article on Truth – Getting at the truth can be enormously therapeutic. so … :
The Motto of SageCraft is: “WISDOM IS THE PERCEPTION OF TRUTH”. How do you “perceive” Truth? You must develop your “Criterian of Truth” check out the following article: