News from the ACO
My Roots in Coaching
President Joyce Kubik writes, “In looking through [data on ACO membership], I noticed that the fourth year seems to be a time that many of us either decide to keep coaching or move on...”
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ACO's 10th Anniversary is Coming Up!
ACO 2015: "Lighting the Future". Today, ADHD Coaching is uniquely positioned and ready to shine an even brighter beacon of hope out to the world thanks to breakthroughs in neuroscience and global conversations about ADHD. ACO's 2015 conference is May 1-3 in beautiful Phoenix, AZ, and we invite ALL members of the ADHD Professional Support Community to submit your conference presentation proposals and continue to help expand the reach and visibility of ADHD coaching. Read more here and submit your proposals.
How to Get Certified as an ADHD Coach:
One of the questions the ACO is most frequently asked is, “How do I get certified as an ADHD Coach?” We thought our readers would appreciate an in-depth answer. Read more here.
Payment Processing Demystified
Lisa Joy Tuttle, MA, BCC, writes, “I love coaching so much that if money were no object, I’d do it for free! But alas, it is not, and so I can’t. One day I was bemoaning my “not getting paid” conundrum to my sister, and she read me the riot act: “It’s time to treat your business like a business! Read more here.
Need a Full-Service Bookkeeper?................Let Me Help You!
Enhance your business productivity by turning your bookkeeping over to a pro! With many years of bookkeeping experience, LaJuan Abbey (your friendly and reliable ACO Bookkeeper), ensures you stay in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Give yourself peace of mind so you can focus on growing your business. Click here to find out more.
Encouraging Motivation in Your Clients
Our clients often struggle with how to keep themselves on track. Andrea Sharb, CPO-CD, ACC, etc., writes about Positive Emotional Attractors (PEAs) and how to help clients stay motivated. Read more here.
Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching
Roxanne Fouché reviews Robert Biswas-Diener’s Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching: Assessment, Activities and Strategies for Success. Providing the vital translation of research to practice, this book is a must read for ADHD Coaches. Read more here.
Welcome New and Returning
We acknowledge and welcome our growing community of ADHD coaches and supporters worldwide. Please take a moment to personally reach out and welcome them.
Take the ACO Conference 2014 Home With You!
Own all the great learning from ACO Conference 2014! Whether you were able to attend the conference or not, this is a valuable resource with recordings of all the sessions that will let you view and listen to the presentations exactly as they happened live!! Read more here or go right to fleetwoodonsite.com to place your order. And if you have any questions at all please feel free to contact Katherine Jahnke and she will be happy to help!
The ACO Bookstore
Visit our bookstore and find some of the best books in the business!
Looking for Writers
Publishing in Circle is a great way to get your name and contact information out and it increases your expert presence. We are looking for more writers of guest columns, of research reviews, of coaches in the news, etc. If you like to edit or write and think this might be a great way to both get and give in your professional sphere, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CHADD Annual International Conference, held this November 13-15 in Chicago, IL, is the major research, practice and public information conference dedicated to ADHD. The conference will bring together researchers, clinicians, coaches, educators, adults, parents, and others. Learn more and register here.
ADHD Community Practice Calls
Join your colleagues in professional discussions every month. The ICF ADHD Community of Practice calls are co-sponsored by ICF and the ACO and are open to all ACO members, whether an ICF member or not. Contact ACO member and ICF ADHD Community Practice Leader, Chana Klein, to get on the mailing list to receive monthly notices regarding dates and topics.
Are you a coach in the news?
Has there been a print article about you somewhere? Were you on the TV or radio? Are you speaking someplace? Let the rest of us know. Send us the info here.
Journal of Attention Disorders and the ADHD Report
Access to the JAD and the ADHD Report are two of your many membership benefits! Click here to find out more.
New member info
Quick info on what new members need to know. Click here to find out more.
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