Certified Black Male Elevation Coach (CBMEC)

Non-Contact Education Hours


(Free with Membership)
The Certified Professional Coach course must be completed prior to enrolling in this course.

Our coaching curriculum for a Certified Black Male Elevation Coach focuses on empowerment and emotional intelligence, along with foundational coaching education and mentoring.

The curriculum was designed to be culturally sensitive, acknowledging the unique experiences and challenges faced by Black males. It is dynamic and interactive, encouraging participants to engage deeply with the material and with each other. Also, it is delivered in a manner that respects and celebrates the diversity of experiences within the group, while facilitating personal growth and development.

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Empowerment and Emotional Intelligence Education and certification.

MODULE 1: Education on Empowerment and Emotional Intelligence 

1. Introduction to Empowerment and Emotional Intelligence 

  • Understanding empowerment within the context of Black male experiences
  • Overview of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills

2. Cultural Empowerment 

  • Historical and cultural context of Black male empowerment
  • Strategies for overcoming societal challenges and stereotypes

3. Self-Awareness and Self-Regulation 

  • Identifying personal values, strengths, and weaknesses
  • Techniques for managing emotions and impulses

4. Motivation and Goal Setting 

  • Principles of intrinsic motivation
  • Setting and achieving personal and professional goals

5. Empathy and Social Skills 

  • Understanding and managing interpersonal relationships
  • Effective communication and conflict resolution skills

6. Integrating Empowerment and Emotional Intelligence 

  • Practical exercises for applying emotional intelligence in daily life
  • Empowerment through emotional intelligence

MODULE 2: Coaching Education 

1. Coaching Principles and Ethics 

  • Core coaching competencies
  • Ethical guidelines and professional standards in coaching

2. Effective Coaching Techniques 

  • Active listening and powerful questioning
  • Coaching models and frameworks

Supplementary Materials and Activities:

  • Recommended readings on Black history, empowerment, and emotional intelligence
  • Reflective journaling exercises
  • Peer coaching sessions for hands-on practice
  • Online discussion forum for ongoing support and community building

Assessment and Certification:

  • Continuous assessment through participation, exercises, and peer feedback
  • Final practical assessment (e.g., conducting a mock coaching session)
  • Certification awarded upon successful completion of the program


Upon completing the BCA Coach Training Program, students will have the skills and knowledge to become effective, empathetic, and ethically responsible certified coaches. They will receive a certification as a Certified Black Male Elevation Coach (CBMEC), which recognizes their proficiency in coaching.

ONLY $399.00

Meet Your Instructor 

Dwayne L. Buckingham, Ph.D., LCSW-C, BCD

As a decorated retired veteran, life-long learner and ICF Association Certified Coach (ACC) with over 15 years of coaching experience and 25 years of experience as a board-certified and licensed clinical psychotherapist, Dr. Buckingham has empowered and transformed the lives of more than 40,000 persons worldwide.
He has 22 years of active duty experience and brings a wealth of real-world knowledge. He isn’t just providing theoretical understanding; he is offering insights from two powerful human psychology and behavior realms and wisdom gained from coaching hundreds of individuals worldwide.
Becoming a certified coach was one of the most rewarding accomplishments Dr. Buckingham has achieved on his journey toward reaching his full potential.
In addition to being a certified coach, Dr. Buckingham is also a certified facilitator of the Arbinger Institute’s Outward Mindset Leadership Model and Stephen Covey’s Leading in the Speed Trust curriculum.