Dr. Jennifer H. Selke
Thank you for considering my coaching services. This document is meant to outline the nature of our relationship.
The coaching provided by Dr. Jennifer H. Selke is centered understanding your StrengthsFinder results and how they apply to your personal or work goals. Services are paid for via our initial mode of contact. If we met through the Gallup Exchange, that is where your services will be billed. If we met via another means, you will be billed though that system. Services not paid for in advance will not be provided. You are required to give 24 hours notice if you need to cancel or change the time of an appointment. Otherwise, you will be charged for the session in full and after the second such incident, all future cancellations will be charged in full. Dr. Selke agrees that every effort will be made to reschedule sessions, which are cancelled in a timely manner.
The focus of coaching is development and implementation of strategies to reach client-identified goals of enhanced performance and personal satisfaction. Coaching may address specific personal projects, life balance, job performance and engagement, or general conditions in the client’s life, business, or profession. Coaching utilizes personal strategic planning, values clarification, brainstorming, motivational counseling, and other counseling techniques. The client sets the agenda and the success of the enterprise depends on the client’s willingness to take risks and try new approaches. The relationship is designed to be more direct and challenging. You can count on your coach to be honest and straightforward, asking powerful questions and using challenging techniques to move you forward. You are expected to evaluate progress and when coaching is not working as you wish, you should immediately inform me so we can both take steps to correct the problem.
As a Licensed Educational Psychologist, I am ethically and legally bound to protect the confidentiality of our communications. I will only release information about our work to others with your written permission or in response to a court order. There are some situations in which I am legally obligated to breach confidentiality in order to protect you or others from harm. If I have information that indicates that a child or elderly or disabled person is being abused, I must report that to the appropriate state agency. If a client is an imminent risk to him/herself or makes threats of imminent violence against another, I am required to take protective actions. These situations are quite rare in coaching practices. If such a situation occurs in our relationship, I will make every effort to discuss it with you before taking any action.
As you are no doubt aware, it is impossible to protect the confidentiality of information that is transmitted electronically. This is particularly true of e-mail and information stored on computers that are connected to the internet, which do not utilize encryption and other forms of security protection.