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AIT POLICIES / Q&A (Feb. 2020) 

Who can take the AIT Basics Seminar?
Persons who have earned a Master’s Degree or higher in a helping profession such as social work, counseling, family therapy, clinical psychology, psychiatry, medicine and the like, or the equivalent in the country where they reside.

What do I have to do if I’m interested in taking the AIT Basics Seminar?
You have to send an email to institute.ait@gmai.com and we will send you a registration form. You will fill out the form, and AITI will inform you if you have the qualifications to join this seminar.

Can I take the AIT Basics Seminar in any country?
If you are a mental health professional in your country, you can take the AIT Basics Seminar in any country. The AITI certificate is valid worldwide for all the seminars.

How many times can I take the AIT Basics Seminar?
The students can take AIT Basics as many times they want and need.
When retaking a seminar, you get a reduced price.

If I have an AIT Basics certificate, is this certificate valid as a Practitioner?

No. With an AIT Basics seminar certificate, you can use and treat patients with AIT. But you are not officially an AIT practitioner.
If you want to know how become an AIT Practitioner, please visit this link: https://ait.institute/ait-seminars/ait-requiriments/

How do I know the AIT Seminar is sponsored by AITI?
All the AIT official seminars will be posted on the website. And you receive a certificate from AITI with the AITI logo and image.
You can validate the information at this email: institute.ait@gmail.com

Who can take the MAP Seminar?
Persons who have earned a Master’s Degree or higher in a helping profession such as social work, counseling, family therapy, clinical psychology, psychiatry, medicine and the like, or the equivalent in the country where they reside.

And you  have taken AIT Basics first and have presented 2 cases to an authorized AIT supervisor or in supervision group sessions.

Who can take the AIT advanced seminars?
Persons who have earned a Master’s Degree or higher in a helping profession such as social work, counseling, family therapy, clinical psychology, psychiatry, medicine and the like, or the equivalent in the country where they reside.

And you must have taken AIT Basics first and 2 have presented 2 cases to an AIT supervisor or in supervision group sessions.

If you have taken AIT Basics, you can take: MAP, Depths, Presence and Attachment.

If you have AIT Basics and MAP you can take all the rest of the seminars.

If I didn’t take the Basics Seminar, can I take MAP or some of the AIT advanced seminars?
No. You must take AIT Basics Seminar first.

Can I take the MAP Seminar without completing the AIT Basics supervision sessions?
No. You need to attend 2 supervision sessions of AIT Basics Seminar to be eligible to take Mastering AIT Practice (MAP) Seminar.

How many supervision cases/sessions I need to complete to become an AIT Practitioner?
You must present 2 cases to an authorized AIT Supervisor or in a Supervision Group for the AIT Basics Seminar and for the MAP Seminar.

How can I become an AIT Practitioner?

Take AIT Basic Seminar and present 2 cases to an authorized AIT Supervisor or in a Supervision Group.

Take the Mastering AIT Practice Seminar (MAP) and present 2 cases to an authorized AIT Supervisor or in a Supervision Group.

Pay the annual AITI FEE: US$ 40 (Latin America), US$ 75 USA and Europe. (Annual AITI FEE)

Take an AIT seminar at least once every 2 years.

How much is the AIT Annual membership for a Practitioner?
The annual AITI FEE is: US$ 40 for Latin America and US$ 75 USA and Europe.

Where can I pay the AIT Annual Fee as a Practitioner?

If you are from USA and Europe, you can pay in the following link:
https://ait.institute/product/usa-en-europe-annual-certification-fee/

If you are from Latin America, you can pay in the following link:
https://ait.institute/product/certificacion-anual-para-latinoamerica/

And, you can pay directly here:
https://www.paypal.me/AITInstitute

What are the benefits of being an AIT Practitioner?
* Your profile will appear on the AITI Therapist Directory.

* AITI will promote your AIT Seminars, courses or lectures on the AITI website and all the AITI social media pages.

* You can get clients referrals.

* You receive the AITI monthly Newsletter.

Can AITI rescind my AIT Practitioner certification? In which cases?
Yes. The AITI Board has the authority to rescind the AIT Practitioner Certification for the following reasons. (these are not exclusive)

Cases:
* If AITI material are misused.
* If an AIT Teacher organizes a Seminar without submitting the information to the AITI team.
* If the AITI Board has knowledge of unethical behavior.
* If an AIT Teacher changes the prices of an AIT Seminar without submitting the information to the AITI team.
* If an AITI Practitioner disregards AITI policies.

How do I maintain my AIT Practitioner certification?
The AIT Practitioners need to pay the AITI Annual Fee yearly to maintain their status.
And the AIT Practitioners have to take an AIT seminar at least once every 2 years.

What happens if I don’t pay the AIT Annual Fee as a Practitioner?
If you don’t renew the AITI Annual Fee your name and information will be taken off the website. And you will lose all AIT Practitioner benefits.

What happens if I miss a year and then want to renew the Annual Fee?  Is it the same price?
If you want to renew your AITI Practitioner Membership, you need to pay the Annual Fee for the current year.



AIT TEACHERS POLICIES / (Nov. 2020)

* AIT Teachers need to abide by these policies to maintain Teacher Status.

* AIT Institute (AITI) is the only entity that can give or revoke Teacher Status.

* No teacher can teach without the following: the AIT Practitioner Certificate and the AIT Teacher Certificate.

* AIT Teachers must maintain their status as Certified AIT Practitioners.

* Teachers needs to inform AITI about all AIT activities (Supervisions Groups, Masterclasses, Webinars, Lectures, etc.)  AITI will use this information to promote the AIT teachers and the AIT activities for marketing purpose.

* AIT Teachers must maintain their status as Certified AIT Practitioners (see AIT Practitioner requirements)

* AIT Teachers have to pay a fee for AITI per each student of each Seminar. This payment includes the payment to Asha Clinton for the right to use AIT materials. This payment need to be made within 10 days after their Seminar.

* If AIT Teachers fail to pay AITI the fee per student within 10 days after the seminar, they will be charged a fee of 5% each week they are behind on their payment. If they fail to pay after a month, their Teacher Status will be revoked.

* AIT Teachers must make sure their students have the right qualifications to receive AIT Seminars (see AIT practitioner policies). In case, they have questions about a specific case, they can send the information to AITI and AITI will check the registration.

* Teachers must use their own platform and resources if teaching online.

* AIT Teachers are in charge of their own publicity. AITI will help with the promotion in the AITI social media and website.

* If the Teachers have any financial difficulties with their AIT Seminars or activities, they need to send this information to the AITI Board, in order to solve this issue.

 


 

HOW TO ORGANIZE AN AIT SEMINAR – STEP BY STEP

 

  • TEACHER: Getting started
    1. Choose date and inform AITI to check available dates.
    2. Choose a format: presence or online. If your seminar is face to face, you need to choose place.

  • AITI: Sharing information.
    1. Share Manual with the teacher.
    2. Share presentation with the teacher.
    3. Share all the information about the specific Seminar.
    4. Send template for the flyer promotion to the teacher.

  • AITI: Promotion.
    1. Create promotion on Social Media.
    2. Upload information on the AITI website.
    3. Make the connection between people who ask information and the teacher.

  • TEACHER: Promotion.
    1. Create and start promotion.
    2. Look for students.

  • AITI: Registration and payment.
    1. Can create the Seminar as a product on the AITI website. (If the teacher asks to)
    2. Will inform the teacher about any registration and/or payments on the web.

  • TEACHER: Registration and payment.
    1. Charge the student payment if the seminar it’s not available on the AITI online store.
    2. Will inform AITI any payments they receive.
    3. Have to check the student registrations and see if they are qualified for the seminar.

  • TEACHER: Seminar
    1. Teach the seminar
    2. Pay AITI the fee for each students (100USD for Europe and USA) (50USD for LATAM)
    3. Send the students emails, names and location to AITI (for the database)

IMPORTANT NOTE:
AIT Teachers will pay the FEE within 10 days after their Seminar. If AIT Teachers fail to pay AITI the fee per student within 10 days after the seminar, they will be charged a fee of 5% each week they are behind on their payment.

If they fail to pay after a month, their Teacher Status will be revoked.

  • AITI: Certification and survey
    1. Create the certificate and send template to the teacher.
    2. If the Seminar is online, AITI will send the certificates to each student.
    3. If the Seminar is online, AITI will send a survey to each student to be filled out.
    4. If the Seminar is face to face, AITI will send a sample of a survey to the teacher.

  • TEACHER: Certification and survey
    1. If the Seminar is face to face, the teacher will deliver the certificates to each student.
    2. If the Seminar is face to face, the teacher will deliver the survey to be filled out. After this, the teacher will send the information to AITI.

  • AITI:
    1. Add new emails and student information to the database.

AITI PROVIDES:
* Manual and presentation.
* Welcome letter and schedule.
* Link to the registration form.
* Promotion on the AITI web and social media.
* Certificate and survey.
* Support online: people interested and teacher.
* Follow the fee payment.

THE TEACHER IS IN CHARGE OF:
* Organization: place, date and time. (If this applies)
* Promotion (find the students)
* Charge the seminar to the students. And pay the fee to AITI. (If this applies)
* Deliver the Certificates and the survey. (If this applies)
* Send the students mail to AITI.
* Pay the AITI fee when the seminar it’s over.

 


 

AITI CANCELLATION POLICIES – Jan 2021

* If a Seminar is CANCELLED, you will be given a full refund minus any bank charges.

* If a Seminar IS POSTPONED OR RESCHEDULED, your purchase is valid for the rescheduled seminar.

* If you can’t attend on the new date, you will be given a full refund minus any bank charges.

* If you can’t attend a Seminar and you want to get a refund, you need to inform AITI 14 days before the Seminar start date. You will be given a full refund minus any bank charges.

* If you can’t attend a Seminar and you inform this to AITI 13 or less days before, you will be given a 50% refund minus any bank charges.

* If you have to leave the Seminar after the Seminar starts, you will be given a 30% refund minus any bank charges. You must inform AITI (institute.ait@gmail.com) by email before you get you refund.

* The refunds will take a 4/5 business days.

* If you can’t attend a Seminar and you want to take the same seminar on another date or take another AIT Seminar, you need to inform AITI 14 days before the Seminar starts.

* Your money will be held by AITI until you take the Seminar you choose. If there are some cost differences, the student will pay the difference of this before the seminar starts.

* If the seminar you chose to attend has a lower price, you will have refunded the difference.

* The cost of the seminars or any part of the services can change without previous notice.

* It is necessary to complete the payment for any Seminar, webinar, or class before the class begins.

* AITI reserves the rights to modify or change any of these policies without notice.