BCLC – Board Specialists

BCLC Specialist Descriptions, Requirements and Definitions.

For life coaches who are seeking recognition as a practice specialist, the BCLC has several designations to choose from. Only individuals who are already credentialed with the BCLC are eligible to apply for a specialist designation. Individuals may also apply as a specialist at the same time they apply for the appropriate level of core life coaching credentials

The following specialty designations are currently available. The specialty designations are as follows:

Certified Crisis Pregnancy Life Coaching Specialist (CCPLC)

Certified James C. Dobson Life Coach Specialist (3 specific areas) (CJDLC)

Requirements

To be considered for any of the life coaching specialists, the applicant will need to complete the following:

  • Everyone who applies for the Crisis Pregnancy Life Coach Specialist designation must hold one of the four BCLC credential levels. Or, the coursework required for the Crisis Pregnancy life Coaching specialist can also be used towards a life coaching credential.

Requirements for the Certified Crisis Pregnancy Life Coach (CCPLC )Specialist are as follows:

  • Completion of the 24 lesson Crisis Pregnancy Coach & Counselor Training Program
  • A one-time $49.00 fee, made out to AACC, to become a specialist.

Everyone who applies for the James C. Dobson Life Coach Specialist designation must hold one of the four BCLC credential levels. Or, the coursework that is required for the James C. Dobson Life Coaching specialist can also be used towards a Life Coaching credential.

Child Development and Parenting – CDP (choose one of the following):

  • Board Certified CDP Life Coach
  • Board Certified CDP Advanced Life Coach
  • Board Certified CDP Master Life Coach

Marriage and Family – MF (choose one of the following):

  • Board Certified MF Life Coach
  • Board Certified MF Advanced Life Coach
  • Board Certified Master Life Coach

Family Advocacy and Public Policy – FAPP (choose one of the following):

  • Board Certified FAPP Life Coach
  • Board Certified FAPP Advanced Life Coach
  • Board Certified Master Life Coach

Requirements for the Certified James C. Dobson Life Coach Specialist are as follows:

  • 2 Dobson Courses to achieve the Life Coach Specialist Certification
  • 3 Dobson Courses to achieve the Advanced Life Coach Specialist Certification
  • 5 Dobson Courses to achieve the Master Life Coach Specialist Certification
  • A one-time $49.00 fee, made out to AACC, to become a specialist.