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Mentoring and Coaching

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Course Overview

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Course Description
The purpose of this course is to distinguish the difference between a mentor and a coach and how to shape these relationships. A discussion of the utilization of learning contracts to help in this process is also discussed. Exercises are included to help the learner understand how to use a learning contract and how to choose a mentor or a coach.

This course provided by the South Central Public Health Partnership and may require a secondary registration and/or login. Click the LAUNCH button below to start or be taken to the course.

Target Audience
Learners seeking to differentiate between a mentor and a coach and how to shape these relationships.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Distinguish between mentoring and coaching
  2. Develop strategies for picking a coach or mentor
  3. Learn to develop a learning contract
  4. Identify the steps in structuring a coaching relationship
  5. List the benefits of coaching and mentoring relationships

COL Competencies/COL Tier(s)
8A.6 (Tier 1): Describes needs for professional development (e.g., training, mentoring, peer advising, coaching)

Professional/Disciplinary Competencies

  • Community Health Center Core Competency Model (CHCM)
  • L12: Mentor employees to build relationships, build leadership and provide training and support
  • L12: Facilitate empowerment and motivation of others to accomplish objectives.


Credit /CEU
None listed

2 hrs.

Required: Java Script, Real Player or Windows Media Player

Course Publication Date
July 20, 2012

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