Core ICF Competencies Update

Updated: Dec 27, 2021


Updated ICF Core Competence model includes new elements and themes that emerged from the large scaled research and have been integrated into this model. These include a paramount emphasis on ethical behavior and confidentiality, the importance of a coaching mindset and ongoing reflective practice, the critical distinctions between various levels of coaching agreements, the criticality of partnership between coach and client, and the importance of cultural, systemic and contextual awareness. These foundational components, combined with emerging themes, reflect the key elements of current coaching practice.


In Progress - Will be updated

Updated coaching core competencies

  • Updated Coaching Core Competencies

  • More Streamlined

  • More Consistent Language

  • Enhanced Some of the Concepts

  • Improved Cohesion

  • More Succinct (1,537 Words ➔ 1,109 Words)



Overview: Updated Core Competencies


VIDEO Series: Updated ICF Core Competencies