WHEN: The Connections Curriculum National Training will be held Friday, June 28, 2013 through Sunday, June 30, 2013. (Participants should check into the hotel on Thursday, June 27th as training begins promptly at 8:30 am on Friday.)
WHO: The National Trainings will be facilitated by Brené Brown with co-facilitators, Robert Hilliker and Eric Williams.
TRAINING LOCATION: The Hotel Contessa on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas (306 W. Market Street, 78205). To learn about this beautiful property and to book your room reservations, feel free to peruse their website: www.thehotelcontessa.com or contact them at 866-435-0900.
TRAINING REGISTRATION FEE: Enrollment will be limited to 80 participants. The National Training fee is $1,250, which includes training, CEU's, lunches each training day, as well as morning breaks (equivalent to a continental breakfast) and afternoon breaks. Access to the fitness center as well as complimentary wireless, local and toll free telephone calls are also included in this fee.
SCHEDULE: Training is held over a 3-day weekend, starting at 8:30 am on Friday and ending at approximately 1:00 pm on Sunday. Participants must be present for the entire Training to get credit and to move forward in their certification process.
HOTEL RESERVATIONS: A block of rooms has been reserved for Connections Curriculum Training attendees at The Hotel Contessa at a discounted rate. Ask for the Connections Curriculum Training Group Rate. Check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out time is 1:00 pm.
There are only a limited number of rooms available at this rate. To ensure space at The Hotel Contessa, it is important to call and make reservations early.
Reservations should be made by calling The Hotel Contessa at 866-435-0900 or by clicking the link below:
Any special needs for your stay with The Hotel Contessa should be addressed at the time of making the reservations.
TRIP EXTENDER: The Hotel Contessa has generously extended the discounted room rate for Connections participants for the three nights preceeding and three nights following the Connections Training weekend. This is a great opportunity to bring your family to San Antonio! Those reservations will need to be made directly with The Hotel Contessa at 866-435-0900.
Please note that participants are responsible for making or changing their own hotel/lodging reservations.
ELIGIBILITY FOR CERTIFICATIONS: Connections Certification is open to a broad base of professionals in the helping field. This currently includes: Social Workers, Psychologists, Professional Counselors, Psychiatric Nurses, Psychiatrists, ICF-Certified Coaches, Clergy, Criminal JusticeProfessionals, Pastoral Counselors, Addiction Professionals, Marriage and Family Therapists
LICENSURE: Facilitators should have the appropriate licensure and/or training to do psycho-educational work with groups, as dictated by their accrediting entity. Please contact your licensing/certification boards to determine eligibility to meet your continuing education requirements.
Connections Curriculum LLC is an:
Approved CEU provider for NASW, NBCC, TSBSWE, TSBEMFT, TSBEPC, TCBAP, NAADAC, and ICF.
Fifteen (15) hours of continuing education will be available through the certification process, which includes three (3) hours of Ethics. Because the Intensive Retreat portion of the certification process is about completing your own work, continuing education credits are not available for the Intensive Retreat.The Connections Certification Team of Trainers believes that the best people to facilitate this work are those who do their own work of cultivating shame resiliency.
Connections Curriculum LLC maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS OFFERED: Friday- 5.5 Hours, Saturday- 5.5 Hours, Sunday- 4.0 Hours (includes 3 hours of Ethics)
STUDENTS: Students can also begin certification but must be fully licensed in their field before receiving designation as a Certified Connections Facilitator (CCF). All students must complete the certification process within two years of the initiation of Connections training.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: You must attend the Training in its entirety. No partial credit will be given. No exceptions. Please note that it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification boards to determine eligibility to meet your continuing education requirements.
SMOKE FREE: The Hotel Contessa operates as a smoke-free hotel.
REFUND POLICY: All requests for refunds must be made in writing. A full refund (less $75 administrative fee) can be issued within 3 months of the registration date and no later than March 28, 2013.
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