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Values and Ethics in Coaching

Values and Ethics in Coaching

First Edition

November 2016 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The first complete guide to exploring values and ethics in coaching, this book will guide you through the responsibilities of coaching practice, and help you recognize and reconcile common ethical dilemmas and choices.

Part I explores the theory and research underpinning ethical coaching practice, and invites you to examine own personal and professional values.

Part II delves into the key ethical considerations in the coaching relationship, including contracting, confidentiality and understanding boundaries. It explores each issue in depth, and offers implications and suggestions for practice.

Part III examines individual professional contexts, including coaching in business, sports and healthcare with real life examples and reflections from practising coaches.

This book is vital reading for trainee and practitioner coaches, and those looking to introduce ethical coaching practice into a professional setting.

Part I: The Nature of Values and Ethics
Chapter 1: What are Values and Ethics?
Chapter 2: Understanding Personal and Professional Values
Part II: Ethical Practice
Chapter 3: Developing the Coaching Relationship
Chapter 4: Maintaining an Ethical Coaching Practice
Chapter 5: Developing an Evidence-Based Coaching Practice
Chapter 6: Practising Reflexively
Chapter 7: Coaching across Professional Boundaries and Contexts
Part III: Ethical Issues in Coaching Contexts
Chapter 8: Ethical Issues in Business Coaching
Chapter 9: Ethical Issues in Coach Education and Training
Chapter 10: Ethical Issues in Sports Coaching
Chapter 11: Ethical Issues for Coaching in Healthcare
Conclusion: Towards a Shared Understanding of Ethical Standards

An interesting journey into the ethics of coaching

Mr charlie whewell
Sport & the Public Services Department, Bedford College
August 29, 2017

The structure of this text provides a very accessible and clear overview of ethical considerations in context. Each chapter beings with clear aims, an overview, key words and questions. This structure presents opportunities for readers to reflect on their existing knowledge in order to position their learning for new information. There are also effective activities and suggestions for further reading to extend a student’s understanding of key values and ethics in coaching.

Ms Lorraine Loveland-Armour
Department of Education, Newman University
February 14, 2017

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