On Your Terms
On Your Terms
Aug 2, 2021
2. Scope of Practice for Coaches (What You're Legally Allowed to Do)
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Scope of practice is one of the most requested topics in my community, and in my DMs, so we’re going to get down and dirty, talking about what you are, and are not, legally allowed to do as a coach. 

First of all, you need to understand exactly what scope of practice is and which scope of practice covers what you do. This is where this episode starts. But there’s so much misinformation out there when it comes to scope of practice legislation that it can be a real minefield, and getting things wrong has the potential to land you in trouble, so I spend a bit of time myth-busting as well. 

Once that’s out of the way, I get into how you can design your business in a way that’s safe, covered, and will let you sleep tight at night. 

In this episode, you'll hear… 

  • 02:09 - What scope of practice means 
  • 04:08 - How it affects your business 
  • 06:17 - The myth of unregulated industries 
  • 08:17 - Where the confusion comes from
  • 16:04 - Do’s and don’ts of your coaching scope of practice



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