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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Psychological Foundations of Coaching (PSY253)

Formerly Foundations of Coaching (PSY253)
39 hours (13 weeks).
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - October 2015.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe and begin to apply the following psychological theories to a practical application to coaching:  The Humanistic Approach, The Cognitive Approach, The Behavioral Approach, Positive Psychology, The Narrative Approach,The Solution-Focused Approach, Developmental Processes in Children, Adolescents and Adults, The Adult Learning Approach (Androgogy), and Cultural Considerations in Coaching.


Topics include: International Coaching Competencies, The Humanistic approach, The behavioral approach, The Cognitive approach, Positive psychology, The Narrative approach, The Solution-Focused Approach, developmental processes in children, adolescents and adults, Androgogy and cultural considerations. Methods include: lecture, discussion, in-class exercises and coaching role play.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 15 semester hours in Psychology or Counseling (10/10). NOTE: All five courses in the Life Coaching Program must be successfully completed in order to qualify for credit recommendations.