Exploring Ethics in Coaching: Case Studies

  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Webinar Via Zoom
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ICF Raleigh is pleased to present 3 webinars on Ethics in the Coaching profession.  This webinar is LIMITED to 15 people and will NOT be recorded to ensure a confidential and robust conversation

In this FINAL webinar, we will examine case studies and apply the ICF Code of Conduct to them. Participants will be asked to explore what the ethical issues are, different ways that the issues might be approached, and what needs to be considered in the context of the case. We will draw from a variety of relevant work but invite the attendees to bring their own ethical dilemmas to the conversation.


Mary Prefontaine, CPCC, Co-Founder of Brew + Past Events Director of the Vancouver Island Chapter of ICF. Mary specializes in leader development of individuals + teams. She is a trained associate of the Ethical Lens Inventory and encourages her clients + fellow coaches to stay alert to the conscious and unconscious biases we each hold when it comes to ethical dilemmas we face in our lives.

Lily Seto, MA, PCC, Certified Mentor Coach and Diploma in Coaching Supervision, is Past President of the ICF Vancouver Island Chapter. Her practice includes individual and group coaching, mentor coaching and coaching supervision, and facilitation. She is a member of the Global Independent Review Board (IRB) and often explores ethics with her coaching supervision clients. She also teaches Intercultural Competence and Global Coaching as an Associate Faculty member with Royal Roads University in the Advance Coaching Certificate Program. www.lilyseto.com

This webinar is assigned 1 CCE for credential renewal purposes. For confidentiality purposes, this webinar will not be recorded and the virtual room will be locked 5 minutes after the start.

About the Series:  Each webinar is assigned 1 Core CCEU in Ethics for credential renewal purposes, for a total of 3 Core CCEUs in Ethics if you participate in all three. Once you are registered you will receive a Zoom virtual room invitation a few days before the webinar to attend via the internet. To participate fully you will need a video camera and microphone attached to your computer. You must participate in the live webinar for the full hour to receive the CCEU.

As coaches, we face ethical dilemmas. Sometimes something doesn’t feel right, or sometimes we aren’t sure how to respond to a situation or request. In these three webinars, we will explore the difference between morals and ethics and what ethical maturity is, as well as what the ICF ethical standards are and what happens when an ethical complaint is lodged. We will close the series with a webinar of applying the ICF Code of Conduct to case studies. All webinars are designed to be highly interactive so bring your ICF Code of Conduct and participate in the discussions!

The webinars may be taken separately or as a series of three. Maximum participants in the first and third webinars is 15 per webinar to allow for a robust conversation. There will be no recordings for session 1 and 3, to ensure a confidential space to have the conversation.

For general information on the SERIES, see below. For information about our individual facilitators and topics, see the event writeup on the appropriate date.

  • Ethics Session 1: September 6, 11:00 am to 12:00 noon Eastern: TOPIC: “Ethical + Moral Maturity in the Coaching Profession” with Lily Seto + Mary Prefontaine
  • Ethics Session 2: October 18, 11:00 am to 12:00 noon Eastern: TOPIC: “How would you feel if someone complained about you as a coach”? With Dr. Michael J. Marx
  • Ethics Session 3: November 15, 11:00 am to 12:00 noon Eastern: TOPIC: “Exploring Ethics in Coaching: Case Studies” with Lily Seto + Mary Prefontaine

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