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Whether you are seeking a
coach or are a coach,
ICF North Texas (ICF NT)
is the best professional
coaching resource in
Dallas/Fort Worth!


 

 

Whether you are seeking a
coach or are a coach,
ICF North Texas (ICF NT)
is the best professional
coaching resource in
Dallas/Fort Worth!


 

 

Whether you are seeking a
coach or are a coach,
ICF North Texas (ICF NT)
is the best professional
coaching resource in
Dallas/Fort Worth!


 

 

Whether you are seeking a
coach or are a coach,
ICF North Texas (ICF NT)
is the best professional
coaching resource in
Dallas/Fort Worth!


 
Home2018 Programs

2018 ICF NT Luncheons and Programs


ICF-NT is dedicated to providing value to our members and guests by providing programs that address a range of coaching interests from building a private practice, to learning new coaching skills to working effectively in organizations.  Whether you are a solo practitioner, a corporate internal coach, a client or a corporate customer, ICF-NT will bring you value each month. Our regularly scheduled luncheon meetings which are held at: 
Hackberry Country Club 
1901 W. Royal Lane in Irving, Texas 
Phone number is 972-869-2631 
Hackberry Creek Website

Luncheon schedule is: 
11:15-11:45 am    Networking 
11:45 am              Program
12:00-1:00 pm      Speaker 
1:00-1:30 pm       Program Wrap Up

Lunch is served as a buffet. The cost is $30.00 for members and $40 for non-members if paid in advance. There is an additional $10 fee if registration is received less than 5 days prior to the meeting. Reservations are necessary as seats may be limited. For more information about reservations for any of the events, see the Events Section, or contact any of the officers.  Often a workshop is offered after the monthly program.   Full Details on all of our educational opportunities are also listed below.

February Events



February 9 ICF-NT Luncheon

Understanding the Concepts and Value of ROI for Coaching
By Catherine A. Oleksiw, PhD, PCC

Our February 9 Luncheon Program features Catherine A. Oleksiw, PhD, PCC. Dr. Oleksiw works across sectors—with business, government, nonprofits and philanthropy, and higher education leadership—in assessing change. Throughout 2016, in the first year of their coaching program, Catherine led the metrics team for the Rice University Doerr Institute for New Leaders (DINL), which provides professional coaching to undergraduate students and coach training for the Rice community. DINL was an ICF-Global finalist for the Prism Award which includes metrics and measured growth in its criteria.

With over 30 years in leadership roles in government, higher education and private industry, Catherine has led government and foundation-funded education and health research and evaluation projects for the US Department of Education, the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, the Centers for Disease Control, and the National Science Foundation. Throughout 2015, she served on the advisory board for an innovation center in Dallas and led a metrics subcommittee. Her measurement expertise complements her experience in providing technical assistance, training, and leadership coaching on strategic planning, performance measurement, monitoring and evaluation, and Return on Investment (ROI) methodology. In her current consulting and coaching practice, Measured Transitions LLC, Dr. Oleksiw works with clients and partners in co-creating systems to assess performance and program outcomes.

Program Description


Return on Investment for Coaching has gained visibility in the world of coaching over the past several years. Do you seeking a clearer understanding of what ROI is and why you might need to be incorporating it into your coaching practice? Business coaches may be leading the charge on this, but all coaches can find value in this method of organizing metrics related to new awareness and behavioral outcomes of your clients. In February, join Dr. Catherine Oleksiw, to learn the basics of ROI and how to begin to walk the talk of this evaluation framework.

Program Outcomes

Participants will learn:

  • The importance of the business perspective in the ROI model
  • The value of ROI for you and for your client
  • The ROI definition and formula
  • The key questions related to the ROI model
  • The key outcomes to consider in the ROI of your coaching program

CCEUs for this Program: 1 Resource Development


Register for the Luncheon


February 9 Workshop

Building Your Case for Coaching ROI
By Catherine A. Oleksiw, PhD, PCC

1:30 to 3:30 PM
(Immediately following the luncheon program)

Workshop Price: $69.00

Join us after our February 9 luncheon, as Dr. Catherine Oleksiw builds on the introduction to ROI presented at the luncheon program.

Workshop Description

This workshop will provide participants with a deeper dive into the layers of the ROI model. “Believe me, calculating the ROI metric itself is the easiest step in the model,” Dr. Catherine Oleksiw will tell you. The challenge is in designing your ROI study with valid and reliable metrics for the essential elements of your coaching programs.

Jump into the complex world of ROI with Dr. Catherine Oleksiw and walk away with more confidence in how you think about accountability and impact of your coaching programs.

Workshop Outcomes

Participants will learn:

  • How to set the stage for assessing your coaching (and training) programs
  • The benefits of conducting an ROI study and how to communicate that to your client
  • How to explain to the client the ROI definition and formula
  • How to prepare for your ROI study

CCEUs for this Workshop: 2 Resource Development





January Event


Using Assessments: the Know-How You Need
to Effectively Coach Your Clients
By Ron D. Elliott, PhD

Our January 12 luncheon program features Ron D. Elliott, PhD. Dr. Elliott is a psychologist with more than forty years of experience in executive coaching, career management, executive assessment, and management consulting. He has worked with multinational corporations from consumer products, finance, communications, high-tech, transportation, energy, and strategic consulting business sectors. His coaching experience ranges from the boardroom to the ranks of middle management. Ron has consulted with executive teams for engagements ranging from six months to two years or more, depending on the complexity and reach of the challenges being addressed. Ron was a charter faculty member of the innovative two-year coaching certification program offered through the executive education division of the School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is the former southwest region chair for the Association for Psychological Type (APT).

Ron received his PhD in clinical psychology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He earned a master’s degree from Indiana University, specializing in psychometrics, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Manchester College. He completed his clinical psychology internship at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, DC. Ron resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

Program Description

As a coach, are you curious about how to best use assessments in your practice? What are the best ones to use? Fortunately, we have a local expert who is primed to give you answers to these burning questions: Dr. Ron Elliott, a psychologist with more than forty years of experience in executive coaching, career management, executive assessment, and management consulting. He will be speaking to us in January on the importance of assessments, how to incorporate them into a coaching practice or program, the pitfalls to avoid, and which ones are best for individual clients or situations. Come sit at the knee of a recognized authority in the coaching field as he shares his knowledge and expertise.

Program Outcomes

Participants will learn:
  • The value of assessments as part of the coaching process
  • What the use of assessments can help reveal irrespective of the client’s results
  • Principles for delivering assessment feedback
  • The different classes of assessments, and their applications
  • Best practices in using assessments

CCEUs for this Program: 1 Core Competency