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Learning RPM - RPM Training

The "Soma RPM Introductory Course" is held at the HALO clinic in Austin,TX conducted by Soma Mukhopadhyay . This is an intensive "all day" (9a-3p) course taught over 4 days (Tue-Fri) which is offered 1-2 times per year. The fee for the course is $850.00 which includes training materials (Soma's first book "Understanding Autism Through Rapid Prompting Method") and post-requisite follow up consultation (25min) with Soma .

The course is open to parents as well as Professionals that apply who have serious interest in furthering their understanding of RPM . Applicants must satisfy all pre-requisites prior to acceptance to the course. All post-requisites must be satisfied to receive a "Certificate of Completion" of the course .

Please note: Attendance of the course and/or receipt of a certificate of completion does not permit trainees to "train" others in RPM or conduct presentations on the methodology of Soma RPM.

The final course offered this year is JULY 22-25,2014 which is FULL and there is a cancelation list. There will NOT be another course offered for 2014.

The dates for the ext course will be held in early 2015 (Date TBD) As of May 23rd we have received the maximum number of applicants for this course. Any applications received at this time will be placed on the cancelation list. Further inquiries can be sent to Clinic Administrator-Stacey at information@halo-soma.org

Soma® RPM Introductory Course:

Candidates for this course are expected to attend each full day of the course in order to receive full instruction. The candidates for this course must satisfy all pre-requisites prior to acceptance. For parents that would like to apply the following PRE-REQUISITES are required :

I. Have attended at least one "camp" with their child at HALO (or at a local RPM Workshop) or had RPM session with Soma (or with Level III Certified RPM Provider Erika Anderson of ACE Teaching & Consulting in Green Bay WI) This is necessary to have some initial exposure to RPM.

II. Submit a video clip of themselves working with their child using the basics of RPM ( ie written choices presented to student using a teach-then-ask example)

III. Complete application submitted to HALO by the deadline .

Pre-requisites for Professionals (Educators,aides or Para's,OT's,PT's,SLP's etc)

I. Observed student sessions or "camp" with Soma at HALO or Erika Anderson at ACE Teaching & Consulting clinic in Green Bay WI. Or view a student's camp DVD or purchase Soma's Conference DVD (available for purchase at our online store) This is necessary to have some initial exposure to RPM.

II. Submit a video clip of themselves working with a student using the basics of RPM (ie written choices presented to student using a teach-then-ask example)

III. Submit a complete application along with a brief bio and letter of interest as to why you are interested in attending the course.

POST -REQUISITES: Within 90 days of completing the course , submit a 5-8 min video clip with an accompanying lesson plan demonstrating the basic application of RPM.

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