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



  • Duration:  3 to 6 months – to be completed by April 2023
  • Cost – $750



  • 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 April 2023! 
  • Cost – $1400


  • 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

Questions you might have

Registration is OPEN!Parent with confidence. Discipline with love.

Don't miss out! The Discipline That Connects With Your Child's Heart online course starts 10/04/2022.

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