Core Skills 2017

Westside - Los Angeles, CA

Core Skills: Westside - Los Angeles 2017 will be presented by EFT certified trainers and supervisors Dr. Silvina Irwin and Dr. Nancy Gardner at the Skirball Cultural Center (2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049).

The training consists of four two-day workshops, and each day will contain instruction on group supervision of EFT work according to the guidelines set by the Centre for Excellence in EFT (in Ottawa).

Each weekend provides twelve hours of training. When you sign up for the course, you are committing to your intention to complete all training modules listed below. 

 

MODULE 1  "ASSESSMENT" | March 31 - April 1, 2017

Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

MODULE 2  "DE-ESCALATION" | June 15 - 16, 2017

Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

MODULE 3 "WITHDRAWER REENGAGEMENT" | Aug 11 - 12, 2017

Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

MODULE 4 "PURSUER SOFTENING "| october 26 - 27, 2017

Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

There will be an opportunity for participants to get feedback on videos of their own work with clients. Bringing your own video to view is necessary to meet the Advanced Externship requirement of certification. 

Attendance meets the ICEEFT course requirement when applying for Certified EFT Therapist designation. 

The only outstanding requirement for certification after attending Core Skills training is eight hours of individual supervision. The application process is described on www.eft.ca.

Final decision regarding readiness for certification is determined by ICEEFT in Ottawa.

 

About the Trainers

The Westside Series will be will be presented by EFT certified trainers Drs. Silvina Irwin and Nancy Gardner (Read Dr. Silvina Irwin's bio here.)

 
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Nancy Gardner, Ph.D., is a co-founder and the immediate past president of the Los Angeles Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy (LACEFT). Dr. Gardner is certified as a Trainer, Therapist and Supervisor in  Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). Dr. Gardner has been a mental health professional for over forty years.  She has worked all of those years as a therapist, and for most them, she has also been a supervisor and teacher of therapists. She is a AAMFT Approved Supervisor and a CAMFT Certified Supervisor. She taught Couple Therapy for over a decade at Alliant International University in Los Angeles, chaired the Couple Therapy Special Interest Group for Los Angeles Psychological Association (LACPA), and is a Past President of LACPA.  Dr. Gardner is a frequent presenter at local conferences, generally on a topics related to couples. Her private practice is in Westlake Village, CA.

 

Cost & Registration

This course is limited to a maximum of 15 attendees. Attendance is based on first-come basis.

Both registration and payment must be complete to be enrolled.

Please complete and submit the following registration form, then continue scrolling down to learn about handling payment.

 

Registration Form

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I have the training and educational qualifications to legally practice as a professional mental health practitioner OR I am in formal training to be a professional mental health practitioner. *
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Participants must be familiar with and abide by professional and legal confidentiality requirements regarding all client information shared in the training. Certification in EFT is offered by ICEEFT based on completion of all requirements and demonstrated competence in the model. Completion of training does not guarantee competence or certification. Enrollment in this training constitutes an agreement to hold harmless all presenters and trainers from any and all claims, actions, and judgements, including all costs of defense and attorney’s fees incurred in defending against the same.
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Payment

The cost is $450 per module (payment due prior to the weekend of the module), or $1700 if the entire series is paid-in-full upfront ($100 discount). Lodging and food not included. A minimum of ten participants is required for the training to proceed.

Payment may be made online, by mail, or over the phone. See online payment options below. 

NOTE: Completing the registration and first payment commits the applicant to attend all four sessions of the training and reserves space for the whole course.

 
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You may purchase 48 hours of Continuing Education units - the certificate of completion is only available if you complete all modules of this course. 

 

 

Prerequisites, Qualifications, and Agreements

Participants must:

  1. have completed an ICEEFT-approved externship in EFT.
  2. be licensed therapists or license-eligible psychotherapy interns or otherwise legally allowed to practice as mental health professionals.
  3. be using EFT with at least one couple who is willing to be videotaped for case consultation.

Completing the registration and first payment enrolls the applicant in the full course series and reserves the space for attendance in all sessions of the training and is a declaration of intent to complete the course. This is important because space in the course is limited.

We have found over the years that Core Skills works best when all participants attend all sessions. However we know sometimes exceptions need to be made. We will do our best to work with you regarding special and unforeseen circumstances.

Certification is offered by ICEEFT based on completion of all requirements and demonstrated competence in the model. Completion of training does not guarantee competence or certification.