Training Format

Trainings are held in four 4.5-day modules (click on specific training location below).  Also offered: Online and Live NARM Consult Groups, NARM Experiential Consult Sessions, NARM Study Groups, access to NARM Demonstration Videos and Transcripts, and an optional Master’s Level Training with NARM Creator Dr. Laurence Heller.

CEU’s

Available for psychologists, psychotherapists, marriage and family therapists, social workers and professional counselors [120 CEU Hours for NARM Therapist/Practitioner Certificate].

CONTINUING EDUCATION  (# units per module)

Satisfactory Completion:  Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates available following course completion at www.ceuregistration.com. See CE purchase link above in course description.

Psychologists

  1. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists.  R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. # CE hours.

Social Workers.

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and other states’ board approvals for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers, and Counselors/MFTs.
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0006. This program is approved for # contact hours Live in-person

OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (#) clock hours, #RCST110701

Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and other states’ board approvals for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.

Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes Counselors and MFTs.

IL: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141.  (#) hours.

OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (#) clock hours, #RCST110701

TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. # CE hours. Provider #151

Chemical Dependency Counselors

CA: Provider approved by CCAPP, Provider #4N-00-434-0220 for (#) CEHs. CCAPP is an ICRC member which has reciprocity with most ICRC member states

TX: Provider approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider No. 1749-06, (#) hours general hours.  Expires 3/31/2020.  Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax Number (512) 476-7297.

Educators

TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider with the Texas Education Agency CPE# 501456. This course is (#) CE Hours.

Nurses

CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CeP122#, for (#) contact hours.

Disability Access:  If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 30 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

Admission Requirements

The NARM Practitioner Training is designed for psychotherapists, social workers, counselors and mental health professionals who work with trauma.  Graduate trainees and interns are welcome to apply.  Other health care professionals or educators working with complex trauma will be considered.  Applications are approved on a case-by-case basis, and may include a personal interview with the NARM coordinator and/or faculty member.

NARM Training Certificate

A certificate of completion is issued to all participants upon completion of the requirements for the NARM Practitioner Training.  Additionally, the NARM Training Institute provides 2 designations for graduates of the NARM Practitioner Training, depending on licensure and training: NARM Therapists and NARM Practitioners

 For more information on the difference between NARM Therapists and NARM Practitioners, please click here.

Disclaimer

The NARM Training Institute is neither a regulatory nor licensing organization and therefore not sanctioned to certify, license, or otherwise bestow the legal authorization to practice as a mental health professional.  While the theoretical approach taught in NARM offers a useful framework which can support professionals from various clinical disciplines, all participants in the NARM Practitioner Training should clarify to what extent using the NARM approach in their practices is condoned by their licensing body Acceptance into the NARM Practitioner Training does not ensure that all NARM methods will be appropriate for inclusion in your professional practice.  Training participants are responsible for operating within their professional scope of practice and for abiding by state and federal laws.