Our professional training is rooted in our philosophy of embracing neurodiversity, respecting every individual, nurturing growth, and building on strengths to overcome challenges.
This training stream is for licensed Davis Dyslexia Facilitators who are keen to extend their practice and become a licensed Davis Autism and Concepts for Life Facilitator. This in-depth training will equip you to create inspiring change for individuals with autism, as well as for individuals with executive functioning challenges.
The Post-graduate Licensing Training is a comprehensive training stream that takes into account the existing level of knowledge and expertise you already possess as a licensed Davis Dyslexia Facilitator.
This training pathway builds on your existing skill set, adding the detailed knowledge, experience and skills required to become a licensed Davis Autism and Concepts for Life Facilitator. As a trainee, you will participate in a practical workshop, complete written assignments and work with individuals during practicums, under the supportive guidance of your personal supervisor.
Below is a brief overview of the key components of this training stream. A full description of the steps in this pathway is available here.
Step 1: Workshop
There are two workshop options available for trainees in this training stream:
Option 1: Davis Life Concepts for Autism Workshop
Introduction to the Core Principles and Concepts of the Davis Autism Approach (5 days)
Followed by specialized sessions covering theory and methods (1 day)
Cost – contact us
Option 2: Nurturing the Seed of Genius Workshop (5 days)
Introduction to the Core Principles and Concepts of the Davis Autism Approach
Cost USD $1595
Step 2: Field Assignment One
Practice concepts and tools for self (40-60 hours)
Cost USD $900
Step 3: Practicum 2
Conduct two full Davis Autism Approach programs with two autistic individuals (Up to 200 hours)
Cost USD $1500
Step 4: Final Assignment
Completion of ongoing self-assessment and Articulation Questions (10 hours)
Cost USD $300
Annual license fee: USD $500 for the first year, USD $750 thereafter
Annual renewal criteria: Client list and completed research questionnaires along with one case report per annum for the first two years of licensing, followed by periodic submissions of case reports for quality assurance, as requested by the Ron Davis Autism Foundation.
Professional development requirement: All licensed Davis Facilitators are expected to keep up to date with current developments in autism and undergo professional development annually. All Facilitators are required to attend a Davis Autism workshop on working with non-verbal autistics and the very young within two years of licensing.
Please note: all costs and fees stated on this website are in US dollars.
What benefits will you receive as a licensed Davis Autism and Concepts for Life facilitator?
In addition to being part of a supportive worldwide community actively working together to create inspiring change in the world of autism, you will also receive:
your business listing on Ron Davis Autism Foundation website
referrals of program enquiries received by Ron Davis Autism Foundation
the right to use Davis trademarks when promoting and advertising yourself as a licensed Facilitator for the Davis Autism Approach Program and Davis Concepts for Life program
the right to print copyrighted marketing material created by Ron Davis Autism Foundation
the right to purchase specialized Davis Autism and Concepts for Life resources from authorized vendors
access to regular professional development opportunities offered by Ron Davis Autism Foundation
subscription to the Davis Autism Approach and Concepts for Life Facilitator network for peer support and advice
periodic e-newsletters and technical updates and bulletins from Ron Davis Autism Foundation
consultation with Davis Autism Approach and Concepts for Life Supervisors as needed, and
the right to offer NOIT (Natural Orientation Inducing Tool) supervision to families of non-verbal autistic individuals.
Find out more about this licensed training opportunity here.
Enquire about training contact us.