Coaching Supervision: A luxury or professional imperative?

A webinar with Jo Birch and Kelly Ke, MCC on Wednesday, 17 July 2024, 7PM – 8:30PM SG/HK time.

Join Jo Birch and Kelly Ke as they introduce Coaching Supervision and explore how it relates to enhanced professionalism; ethical maturity; and a continually refreshed and vitalized coaching practice. Throughout the webinar, participants are invited to share experiences of supervision. Jo and Kelly will move between multiple facets of this exceptional profession practice. Kelly will also consider Chinese culture in the present day, and in the past, drawing parallels in the quest for insights.

We might wonder if leaders may benefit from time on the ‘balcony’, away from the heat of the ‘dance floor’. Such a reflective practice is becoming the privilege of a small few. Can coaches engaging in supervision lead the way? ICF recognizes Coaching Supervision as an important element of a coach’s professional development, learning and growth. ICF members engaging in Supervision gain CCEUs towards recredentialling.

3 Key Takeaways

  1. Greater understanding of the role of supervision in enhancing professional coaching practice
  2. Awareness of different types of supervision settings available
  3. How a coach might become a supervisor

About the speaker:

Jo Birch is a supervisor, executive coach, and psychotherapist. She is one of the 2023 EMCC Global Supervision Award winners. For more than a decade, Jo has been training coaches around the world to become coaching supervisors. In seeking to enhance her own (and others) ability to embrace difference, Jo pioneered online coaching supervision training in multiple languages and diverse cultures. Jo’s long relationships across APAC deepened through living in Mongolia; speaking Hindi/Urdu (slowly); reading and writing Nastaliq; and co-leading supervision training programmes Singapore / Hong Kong since 2013. Throughout her work, Jo incorporates a range of psychological understanding drawing on her long-established practice as a psychotherapist. With a life-long commitment to volunteering, Jo has been active within all major coaching professional bodies and is well-known as a collaborative editor, author and for advancing professional discourse and practice.

Kelly Ke, MCC, is a supervisor, executive coach, and leadership specialist. Kelly is a leading figure in the development of coaches and coaching across the Asia Pacific area. She provides numerous learning opportunities for Chinese-speaking coaches throughout the world – in individual and group settings. An influential advocate of the benefits of reflective practice, and coaching supervision, Kelly co-leads the Crucial Difference Diploma in Coaching Supervision. Kelly is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) by ICF (International Coach Federation); Certified Coaching Supervisor (CSA); practitioner of Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP). Specializing in Leadership Development, Kelly supports leaders across the APAC region through executive coaching, group facilitation, and dedicated leadership programs. Previously, a senior HR leader and business consultant for over 10 years, Kelly continues to coach NGO volunteer teachers, pro bono, in rural China.


Topic: Coaching Supervision: A luxury or professional imperative?

When: Wednesday, 17 July 2024, 7PM – 8:30PM SG/HK time

Where: On APAC’s Zoom

I. APAC Members – FREE
II. Non-members – SGD 15.00

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Category: Power Hour: A learning webinar to build coaching competencies through knowledge-exchange and experience-sharing where you can earn CCEU credits.

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