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.
Upcoming course June 16-19, 2015 is full and we have already received the max number of applications for the Fall class ( oct 26-29,2015) . Applications received after Jan 1,2015 will be placed on waitlist . To be placed on wait list you must submit application by mail or email. Please do not fax . Further inquiries can be sent to Stacey , Clinic Administrator,
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.