The On Line Guide
Back in the glory days, various
provincial coaching associations developed accreditation processes. See below for some of their work.
Saskatchewan Life Skills Association (SLSA)
SLSA quietly carries on
and has an accreditation process in place.
Society of Life Skills Coaches (ASLSC)
Association of Life Skills Coaches of Ontario (ALSCO):
ALSCO began accrediting coaches in 1988. At its dissolution in 2003 it had 66
Accredited Coaches and 84 Interns in process. It was ALSCO that pioneered
accreditation of coaches, and it was ALSCO’s process that ASLSC, LSAM, SLSA
and MALSC adapted and/or adopted for their accreditation purposes and that
LSCABC tested in a Pilot Project. ALSCO defined competencies (as described in
NewStart materials), eligibility (not limited to NewStart training) and
procedures. Thus NewStart content was preserved without having to define and
verify NewStart training.
Guidelines For Mentors
Skills Coaches Association of BC (LSCABC)
Maritime Association of Life Skills Coaches (MALSC):
MALSC used ALSCO’s 67 competencies. MALSC accredited ten coaches prior to