Become a Parent Coach

Guide parents into peace and connection in their homes

Are you passionate about helping families grow in connection and peace? Has the Connected Families Framework been a tool you love, both in your home and/or your practice?

It is our privilege to equip new parent coaches, as they utilize the Framework in supporting more families. By coming alongside you, whether you’re a counselor, a pastor, or a social worker, we love watching the impact multiplied through YOU.

Do any of these describe you?

  • You already have a coaching certification or practice and want to incorporate the Connected Families Framework into your work. 
  • You are a trained counselor or work in human services and desire to offer a focused coaching element, using the Connected Families Framework, to your clients.
  • You are serving families in a ministry setting and want to bring a coaching lens to your conversations. 

Become a Connected Families certified parent coach

A Connected Families parent coach comes alongside parents for a season of time to inspire and equip them using our biblically-based Framework. Coaching is a forward-focused approach that identifies where a family is currently while encouraging and providing tools to help them reach their preferred future.

Minimum experience/educational requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services/OT/education/ministry. Exceptions considered on a case-by-case basis. 
  • Preferred: Counseling Degree/Coaching Certification/Ministry Experience
  • Parent for at least 5 years (exceptions considered)
  • Agree with the Connected Families Statement of Faith

Why coaching?

Learn why Connected Families offers coaching rather than therapy in this article by Chad Hayenga





  • Grow as a parent while you investigate if becoming a parent coach, using the Connected Families Framework, is right for you.



  • Duration – 8 months
  • Next cohort begins October 2022! 
  • Cost – $1200


  • Go through all Connected Families online courses
  • Read all Connected Families books
  • Record 4 coaching sessions and submit to a Connected Families parent coach for encouragement and feedback
  • Eight check-in meetings during the 8 month cohort (approx 2 hours each)
  • Complete assignments as assigned


  • Personalized feedback (on the 4 recorded sessions) to encourage, challenge, and further equip you in your parent coaching
  • Ongoing access to Connected Families staff via email
  • Access to the Connected Families parent workbook to use in your practice




  • Regular check-in meetings on an on-going basis, with a minimum of four required


  • Listed on our website as a Connected Families Certified Coach with a link to your website 
  • Email support as needed.
  • Connected Families certified parent coach logo for your website
  • Access to the Connected Families parent workbook to use in your practice
  • Affiliate status with compensation for products sold and/or reduced rates for Connected Families products

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