Empowerment Coach Training

Make an impact in your clients’ personal and professional lives.


Momentum’s Certified Empowerment Coaching: A Trauma-Informed Approach, is a 67+ hour program, designed to meet the accreditation standards of the International Coach Federation (ICF). These training hours may be applied towards the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential with the ICF.


Learn the skills and tools required to support your clients in making profound changes in their personal and professional lives, achieving their goals, and actualizing their potential. This training takes a trauma-informed approach to coaching, equipping you with the understanding and knowledge to recognize trauma and triggers, and to use the appropriate tools to move your clients forward in the coaching process.


The Empowerment Coach Training is for those interested in the basic knowledge and principles required for coach certification and credentialing with the ICF, for Coaches who want to review the updated ICF Core Competencies and ICF Ethics requirements, for Coaches with no prior knowledge of trauma-informed practice, for leaders and HR professionals, as well as individuals interested in acquiring foundational coaching skills through a trauma-informed lens who wish to start their own coaching practice.


The program is delivered via weekly scheduled sessions. The next training delivery is scheduled for Spring/Summer 2023, date to be announced. Applications begin March 2023.

For more information please contact the Director of Coaching Education, Selena Murillo, at selenam@momentum.org



This is a professional development program. Eligibility is extended to those who are self-employed, and includes business owners, as well as employees.

*Note: you may be eligible for the Canada Job Grant to supplement 2/3’s of your tuition cost, please check your province for availability. For Alberta residents, click here for more information: Canada-Alberta Job Grant.

Tuition Payment and Refund Policy

The cost of the Empowerment Coaching Program at Momentum is $4,900. This covers Part 1 and Part 2 of the training. Recipients who successfully complete the program will receive Momentum’s 'Certified Empowerment Coach' certification.

A non-refundable registration fee of $500 must be paid in advance of the course to hold a seat in the program. The remainder of the program fee ($4,400) is due 3 weeks prior to the start of the training.

Methods of payment: Tuition can be paid through credit card, EFT, or cheque (made out to Momentum).

E-Transfers are not accepted at this time.