STAR Practitioner Admission Criteria

Admission Criteria

  • Completion of Level I and II trainings
  • Training or teaching experience
  • An academic background in a STAR related discipline or relevant qualifying experience

Application Requirements

  • our office to notify us that you wish to become a STAR Practitioner and submit payment of fees
  • Agree and sign the Memo of Understanding (MOU) we provide to you

Equips participants to:

  • Provide presentations and workshops of up to two days based on the STAR content

Support and benefits from STAR/EMU include:

  • An research-supported curriculum developed over a 12 year period
  • Provided with a set of 20-25 PowerPoint Slides, including Village STAR and the 3-Part Snail Model
  • Annual teleseminar/webinar with other STAR Practitioners
  • Access to the Learning Community, a Moodle web forum that provides notification of STAR content updates and new materials, STAR E-zines for your mailing list, discussion board, and the STAR postcard
  • Annual 20-minute personalized mentoring/coaching call with STAR EMU staff (additional time available for purchase—-$50 for 20 min; $100 for 40 min, $120 for 1 hour).

Fee for Practitioner Status:

  • $249 initial fee (Includes processing and the support and benefits listed above)
  • (Temporary) elimination of annual dues

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