Competency (1 day) and Professional Issues 1 (two days) are for students who have completed the full SME cycle and are ready to graduate.
Professional Issues 1. What does it mean to be a professional and how do you transition into this role? This course will cover some of the important issues facing professionals in the somatic field. This course will include:
The student/movement educator relationship.
Responsibilities of being a professional, including ethical guidelines and health precautions.
Setting up and managing a professional practice, such as, finances, publicity, managing space and time, promotion, interfacing with other professionals, supervision and networking.
The review of skills and evaluation of competency.