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69. What Coaches Can Legally Do (Scope of Practice Part 2)
Episode 6914th November 2022 • On Your Terms • Sam Vander Wielen
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Scope of practice couldn’t be more important in coaching and advisor-type careers. Understanding what you’re actually legally allowed to do and not do is not only smart but could help prevent you from breaking the law!

In this “part 2” episode, we’ll go over my best tips to help you figure out your scope of practice. I’ll teach you… 

  • how to know if you’re stepping over the legal line (even though a coach or certification told you otherwise)
  • why those in the healthcare space may want to listen extra closely
  • why you should ignore those that say “everybody does it” when talking about skirting the legal limits of what’s allowed
  • how to make sure you’ve got what you need to feel secure in what you’re providing to your clients

If you’re asking yourself, “how do I know what I can legally do as a coach?” – this episode will help clear up your scope of practice questions. 

In this episode, you’ll hear…

  • The two biggest systemic issues when talking about scope of practice 
  • Programs that mislead you about the actual qualifications they provide
  • Why the world of online businesses has bred a culture of “if they can do it, why can’t I?”
  • Signing a contract doesn’t get you out of the scope of practice conversation
  • The actual purpose of certifications and programs
  • “FOMO” and why you don’t need to put yourself at risk to build a successful business.
  • Why just doing something doesn’t qualify you to teach that thing
  • Q&A

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