ESDM Therapist Certification Program:
The program aim to ensure that each trainee is adequately prepared for the rigorous requirements of completing the therapist certification program.
To provide the necessary support required of our trainees, we have created the following steps towards certification to include successful
completion of the ESDM Introductory and Advanced Workshop before applying for Therapist Certification.
We have written a detailed explanation of all the steps of this process and the needed time for completion in the ESDM Therapist
Certification Supervision Action Plan and ESDM Therapist Certification Program Overview on the website.
This Program Capacity is ONLY 10 Trainees.
Registration deadline is now extended untill 12th of september 2019.
Registration Deadline is the 18th of August 2019.
What is the Advanced Workshop?
Professionals who have completed the Introductory Workshop will learn how to carry out ongoing therapy using the ESDM.
Groups of 5 professionals will be placed together to receive hands-on practice with children with ASD.
They will also receive live supervision by implementing an ESDM intervention program.
Coaching and feedback will also be provided on how to generate and embed a developmentally-appropriate
teaching curriculum into naturalistic routines for young children with ASD.
The Advanced Workshop includes interactive sessions with children with ASD to equip professionals with
the information, skills, and resources necessary to correctly implement the ESDM within their organization.
Trainees will work daily with children with direct supervision from the Trainer. Trainees’ fidelity scores in
the ESDM will increase with each session, with the goal of fidelity reaching minimum fidelity by the end of