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I’m Gonna Be a Master Coach…..Oh Dear….

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA OK, bear with me.  I’m freaking out a little having a reflective moment about my upcoming journey of becoming a Master Coach so I can learn more about providing support around coaching interactions to other professionals to enhance their practices with children and families.  For […]

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Coaching: What’s Not to Like? (Ode to the End of Master Coach Training)

Written by Cris Loesser, Unit Supervisor, Mecklenburg County CDSA The second cohort of M’Lisa Sheldon and Dathan Rush’s Master Coach training was coming to an end.  For the past six months, I had been learning how to coach other Early Interventionists to become coaches to families.  Despite being a total rookie, or maybe because of […]

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Using Reflective Questions to Empower Parents – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA The sun was out, and we were raring to go for this month’s Table Talk Wednesday event as we talked about using reflective questions with families as we’re providing supports.  We had Maria Kosuda, Speech-Language Pathologist with the CDSA, and Sarah Turza, Developmental Specialist with the […]

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Call me Sensei?

Written by Amanda Forbis, Service Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA As my Master Coach Training experience is coming to an end, I find myself reflecting back on what I have learned over the last few months, and what I will continue to do with the knowledge and skills I have gained through this experience.  This journey started […]

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A Tale of Two Coaches

Written by Stacy Campbell, MS, CCC-SLP Regional Clinical Supervisor, and Michaela Greene, MS, CCC-SLP Clinical Compliance Specialist, both with Speechcenter, Inc.; Introduction by Lisa Cloninger, Unit Supervisor, Mecklenburg County CDSA In February 2014, ten of our network providers and four CDSA staff kicked off the six-month-long journey to becoming Master Coaches. M’Lisa Sheldon and Dathan Rush at the Family Infant Preschool […]

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From Jack of All Trades to Master Coach

Written by Lisa Cloninger, Unit Supervisor, Mecklenburg County CDSA My grandmother used to call me a “Jack of all trades and master of none,” which meant I knew a little about a lot of things.  I can tell you that being a “Jack of all trades” comes in handy when working in early intervention.  It […]

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