Accredited Coaching Signatures Supervisor (ACSS) Training

Diploma in Supervision: An Integrative Relational approach to include ACSS Training

By becoming an Accredited Coaching Signatures Supervisor (ACSS) you have a unique ability to attract new clients be they coaches or people development practitioners from all professional fields.

You are also able to significantly enhance your current supervision offering to existing clients to invite them to complete their unique Coaching Signatures Profile® (CSP) and receive a comprehensive report.
As an ACSS, you are able to supervise your clients to give them the benefit of learning, understanding and developing:
  • Analysis and insight of their most natural ‘self’ coaching signature
  • Provision of a framework and shared language to develop, monitor and evaluate their coaching practice Awareness of different coaching postures they adopt with clients
  • Creative interventions for developing alternative & appropriate coaching strategies
  • Matching coaching practice appropriately
  • Adherence to best practice
  • Increased self-awareness, versatility and confidence within their coaching practice
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About the ACSS Programme 
The ACSS programme is delivered either over five 1.5 x hour virtual sessions or 2 x half-days in person.

The ACSS programme is suitable for coach supervisors and experienced coach practitioners.  

There will be an opportunity to complete your own Coaching Signatures Profile® (CSP) and receive supervision feedback either prior to or during the programme.

As part of the programme, you are required to profile and deliver a coaching signatures supervision session to a client.

We work with both independent practitioners and corporate clients and will be pleased to explore any group training arrangements you may have.

Once accredited you will also automatically become a member of:

ACSS Community of Practice

sharing a passion and commitment to the ethos of supervision


The ACSS CoP meet at least twice a year to share experiences, resources and news in the wider practice of supervision and the different ways we use and benefit from the CSP and related resources.

We are a vibrant group who enjoy re-connecting with existing colleagues, meeting new members and generally putting the world of supervision to rights!

The meetings are held in the lovely riverside setting of Phyllis Court Club in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

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Please contact CSC Limited for more in-depth information. We’d be delighted to have a conversation with you.

Diploma in Supervision
An Integrative Relational approach
includes training to become an Accredited Coaching Signatures Supervisor

This stretching and stimulating, programme is delivered in ten x 2 hour virtual sessions which is delivered either on a one to one or small group basis.

Programme structure overview:

• Understanding the landscape of supervision

• Creation and components of contracting

• Sense of self and role; both supervisor and supervisee

• Supervision process, theories, models and techniques

• Ethical practice and maturity

• Development of your professional knowledge

• Distinct practices of leadership and organisational supervision

• Commercial frame of supervision; building your supervision practice


There is ample thinking time built in for reflective exploration together of the supervisory process.

Throughout the programme, reflective/reflexive learning journaling is required along with the submission of an assignment (2000 words) themed on ‘My Development as a Supervisor’.

Please contact CSC Limited for more in-depth information. We’d be delighted to have a conversation with you.

‘My aim and focus in designing this new Diploma in Supervision: An Integrative Relational Approach is to support, guide and enable coaching practitioners in their on-going learning to enhance their continuing professional and personal development to practise with maximum acuity at the leading edge of professional supervision’.


About Patti Stevens, Founder & Managing Director

Patti Stevens founded the Coaching Supervision Consultancy Limited (CSC Ltd) in 2004 to meet the Professional Supervision requirements of practitioners working within the Coaching, Leadership, Consultancy, & People Development contexts.

Patti is Joint Co-Founder (2005) and Fellow of the Association for Professional Executive Coaching & Supervision (APECS) and a Companion of The Institute of Leadership and Management.

Throughout her professional work which began over 35 years ago, Patti’s professional training has been in organisational, coaching, counselling and supervision psychology.  Having gained extensive coaching, counselling and supervision experience both in the private & public sector, Patti works with many and varied corporate & private clients across all levels of organisational structure.

Whilst running the thriving CSC Ltd., over the past 24 years Patti has also been a Visiting Coaching Supervisor on the MA in Coaching & Mentoring Practice at Oxford Brookes University which she helped to develop & design & was part of the programme development team for the first Professional Doctorate in Coaching & Mentoring (DC&M) and the Postgraduate Certificate in Supervision for Coaching and Mentoring. She has developed & supervised Henley Coaches & Supervisors over a period of years at Henley Business School.

Through the professional  supervision relationship and by using The Coaching Signatures Profile® (CSP), Patti quality assures coaching provision by monitoring, evaluating and developing coaches, leaders, consultants & those involved in people development work to integrate & sustain both best practice and coaching performance delivery together with continuing personal professional development (CPPD).

Patti’s professional qualifications include; Diploma in Supervision for Coaching & Mentoring (Oxford Brookes University); MSc in Psychological Counselling & Psychotherapy (Roehampton, Surrey); Post-Graduate Diploma in Organisational Psychology & Psychiatry (Kings College, London); Diploma in Professional Coaching & Mentoring (OSC&M) and a BSc in Psychology (Brunel University) together with extensive continual CPPD learning.

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