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ARPT™ Consultant Criteria
1. ARPT™ International Association Approved ARPT™ Basic Training
Provide a copy of your certificate of completion of an ARPTIA Approved Basic Training.
2. License/ Registration
Provide a copy of your license/registration to practice independently as a mental health professional in the state or province where you practice.
3. Three Years of ARPT™ Experience
Do you have at least three years of experience after completing an ARPT™ Canada or ARPT™IA Approved ARPT™ Basic Training?
Applicants must have the minimum 3 years of experience after completion of the ARPT™ Basic Training.
4. Notarized Statement of ARPT™ Sessions
Have you conducted at least 400 ARPT™ sessions with at least 100 clients?
Provide a notarized document supporting this statement. Applicants can simply state "I have conducted at least 400 ARPT™ sessions with at least 100 clients" or similar wording and then have it notarized.
5. (Fifteen)15 Hours of Consultation-of-Consultation by an ARPT™ Consultant in ARPT™
Fifteen hours of consultation-of-consultation are required. Provide documentation from the ARPT™ Consultant(s) who provided consultation-of-consultation to you. It must specify the exact number of consultation hours you received and designate how many of those were individual consultations and how many were group consultations.
If you have received consultation from more than one ARPT™ Consultant, you will need documentation from each one.
Consultation-of-consultation groups cannot exceed more than six ARPT™ Consultants-in-Training at any one time.
Only consultation hours received after becoming an ARPT™ Certified Therapist can be applied towards this requirement.
At least 7 of the hours must be obtained through individual, ARPT™-focused Consultation-of-Consultation. The remaining 8 hours may be obtained through small group consultation. Consultation groups cannot exceed more than six participants at a time.
6. ARPT™ Consultant Letter(s) of Recommendation
Provide letter(s) from one or more ARPT™ Consultant(s) addressing the quality of your consultation in ARPT™ to others.
Letters may include documentation of consultation hours as required above.
7. Letters of Recommendation Regarding Professional Practice
Provide two letters of recommendation regarding your professional utilization of ARPT™ in clinical practice, consultation abilities, ethics in practice, and professional character. These letters may be from colleagues or peers.
8. ARPT™ International Association Policies Agreement
Applicants must read and verify on the application form that they agree to adhere to ARPATIA Policies.