Certifications held by Life Coach Kenneth Rippetoe
April 1993 – May 2002 – Kenneth served as a part-time volunteer counselor to teens and young adults in Amarillo, Texas, and Columbia, Missouri. In October of 1999, Kenneth served as a full-time volunteer living and working in Cochabamba, Bolivia, Barquisimeto, Venezuela, and Laguna de Duero (Valladolid), Spain.
October 2002 – Nominated by VA New York/New Jersey Veterans Healthcare System Leadership into the “Bridges to the Future Program” Mentorship Program. This program was developed to foster a culture of continuous learning and professional development. While a participant in this program, Kenneth completed 80 hours of intense coursework in addition to the year-long projects and coaching courses. Supervisor of over 40 individuals, Kenneth encouraged and provided his staff with learning and career growth opportunities. As a Life Coach and Mentor, Kenneth assisted his staff in seeking expanded roles within the VA Healthcare System.
October 2008 – Nominated by VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network Leadership into the 2009 Leadership Development Institute. Kenneth completed 80 hours of intense coursework in addition to the year-long projects and coaching courses. As part of the Leadership Development Course, Kenneth, a certified life coach, completed the VHA Core Coach/Mentor Training Course provided by the International Coach Federation.
September 2009 – Kenneth achieved VHA Resident Mentor status. Kenneth completed the VHA Core Mentor Training course and actively participated in coaching, mentoring, and precepting over 25 hours with subordinates.
November 2009 – Kenneth successfully completed the Leadership Development Institute, including 80 hours of intense coursework, provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, given by the VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network.
March 2010 – Kenneth was recognized for achieving VHA Fellow Mentor status. Kenneth completed the VHA Core Mentor Training course and actively participated in coaching, mentoring, and precepting over 50 hours with subordinates.
February 2014 – Kenneth completed the 6–month Soul Blazing Institute’s Soul Blazing Certification Program in Los Angeles, California and is a practicing certified Soul Blazing Life Coach. This comprehensive training included an intense study of the Soul Blazing therapy system, including Soul Blazing’s theoretical underpinnings and an in-depth study of each Impostor and its origins. Additionally, Kenneth completed over 25 hours of Soul Blazing Sessions as part of a practicum for the course.