Looking for tools to grow business? Look no further than the ICF Member Toolkit. The content on this page will not only assist in marketing planning, but it will also allow better understanding of how ICF works for members on a level that benefits them as individual business owners.
Background information and membership facts – March 2018.
Sample Coaching Agreement
Sample coaching agreement to personalize for individual coaching practices.
ICF Member Guide
Everything you need to know to make the most of your ICF Membership.
New Member Guide
Everything you need to know as a new ICF Member. Includes opportunities for you to get involved and a new member checklist.
Feeling Stuck? PDF
It is important to acknowledge that coaching may not be the right fit for everybody. Depending on an individual’s specific needs and situation, he or she might benefit more from another service such as consulting, mentoring, psychotherapy or counseling. Help identify the best route for the journey by sharing this map, designed as a resource for anyone feeling stuck in their personal or professional life.
ICF Core Competencies
A PDF of the ICF Core Competencies
Client Testimony Release Form
A sample release form to obtain testimonies and photo authorization from clients.
ICF Branded PowerPoint Template
ICF branded PowerPoint Template
Generic ICF Press Release Template and Guide
To use this press release, follow the cues and drop information directly into the easy-to-use template. Also included is information on Best Practices and Tips on Pitching Stories to the Media.
ICF Credential Press Release Template
Press release template to use after earning an ICF Credential. This template allows individual information to be inserted into the document.
Media Alert Template and Guide
To use this media alert, follow the cues and drop information directly into the easy-to-use template.
New ICF Member Press Release Template
Press release template for new ICF Members to announce their association with the International Coach Federation. Simply drop information in and send!
When to Refer a Client to a Mental Health Professional
A list of indicators for determining whether a client should be referred to a mental health practitioner.
Introduction to Launching an ICF Chapter
This document details the process for starting an ICF Chapter, the resources available and the expectations of the organization.
New Chapter Guide
This document details how to organize an ICF Chapter, general guidelines and expectations.
Key GDPR Best Practices for ICF Coaches
An overview of GDPR and its impact on you as a coach operating in the EU.
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ICF logos may only be used by other parties who obtain prior authorization for ICF Headquarters before using an ICF logo. Without prior permission from ICF Headquarters, use of an ICF logo, or any other version or likeness of the logo, is in violation of the ICF’s logo use guidelines and trademark law.
Please review and follow the ICF Brand Manual and follow accordingly.
The logo may not be altered in any way. The logo may be displayed in black, white, or in PMS full color (orange 1375 and blue 072). No other colors may be used, nor may the logo be displayed on patterned backgrounds (such as polka dots, wavy lines, etc.)
ICF Members in good standing may use the logo on their website, business cards, press releases, email signatures, and other promotional items. See the ICF Brand Manual for more details on proper use.
Should you have questions regarding the logo, please contact email@example.com.
For ICF Credential logos, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For ICF ACTP, ACSTH or CCE Program logos, please contact email@example.com.
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The following coaching contract forms are made available only as sample agreements for consideration by you in developing a contract that represents your particular coaching and legal relationship(s) with your client(s). They are intended to serve as a reference or guide only. You will find possible standard clauses covering a number of important areas of the relationship intended to protect you and your clients. Once you have drafted your version, it is strongly recommended that you review the draft form with your legal counsel for any additional input and for consideration of the applicability of the ICF Code of Ethics to the proposed relationship. ICF is making these sample coaching agreements available “AS IS” without any warranties or representations as to its suitability or use for any particular purpose.
ICF specifically disclaims any and all liability or responsibility for any claims, actions, losses, injuries of any kind or nature or damages to person or property arising out of or resulting from your voluntary decision to make use of these sample documents or any variation hereof.