How to become a member

Procedure of application

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS TO APPLYING ORGANIZATIONS

To become a Member of FEPTO, your Organization must first attend one FEPTO Annual Meeting as a Guest.  FEPTO Minimal Training Standards and Membership Procedures have assigned documents that you have to fill in. More > Application Procedure

After you send all the documents that are required by FEPTO your Application will be evaluated by the Membership Committee and presented to the FEPTO Council. More > Evaluation procedure

The FEPTO Minimal Standards and Membership Procedures have to be accomplished in order for your Organization to be voted in the next General Assembly, after you begin the application procedure. More > Voting procedure

If your application is not approved by the FEPTO Council or by the General Assembly your Organization can apply the following year without having to accomplish new Minimal Training Standards or new Requirements, but only implementing the criteria that are missing. After that time your Organization will have to start the Application Procedure again. More > Application Procedure

Necessary documents:

Form I
Form II
Newsletter form
Questionnaire for Accrediting Organizations
Questionnaire for Training Organizations
Recommendation questionnaire

Necessary address:

Chair of the Membership Committee:
Celia SCANLAN
membership@fepto.com

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS TO APPLYING ORGANIZATIONS

I. Training Organizations Specific Requirements

1. If you are an applying Training Organization you must have at least 2 Senior Main Trainers graduated by a FEPTO Training Organization, by the time of the Application.

1.1 Definition of Senior Main Trainer:

A Senior Trainer must be graduated by a FEPTO accredited Member or an Organization recognized by the FEPTO, with a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience, (with ongoing contract with the Training Organization or Founders of the Organization). Invited Trainers are not considered Senior Trainers of the Training Organization.

Senior Trainers with ethical disputes disaccording with the FEPTO Code of Ethics are not considered in this role. A Training Organization that is applying with Senior Trainer with these kinds of disputes cannot apply to FEPTO Membership.

The abilities of a Senior Trainer must be:
– Certified Psychodramatist with profound experience in his/her own field of application in Psychodrama/Sociodrama, in charge of the pedagogic and scientific process of the training with deep knowledge of the ethical and legal obligations of Trainers and Trainees;
– a Professional capable of planning a training programme, including the supervision of trainees, running tutorials, marketing of the course and helping the trainees to develop professional capacities and their integration in pedagogic and scientific activities;
– A professional specialist in developing and/or delivering a training programme in a training organization or another training institution in counselling, psychotherapy, therapy, mental health, training, organization development, coaching, education, social and health or related fields and areas;
– Knowledge of developing criteria for selection of diploma training Candidates and procedures for interviewing and selection of appropriate trainees;
– Knowledge of the FEPTO MTS Minimal Training Standards and the other requirements demanded by this Federation and the FEPTO MTST (Minimal Training Standards of Trainers).

References of a Senior Trainer:
– A portfolio (pre-form) providing all the information required by the definition above with the respective diplomas.

1.2 Definition of Trainer:

A Trainer must be graduated by a FEPTO accredited Member or an Organization recognized by the FEPTO, with a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience (with ongoing contract with the Training Organization or Founders of the Organization). Invited Trainers are not considered Trainers of the Training Organization.

Trainers with ethical disputes disaccording with the FEPTO Code of Ethics are not considered in this role. A Training Organization that is applying with a Trainer with these kinds of disputes cannot apply to FEPTO Membership.

The abilities of a Trainer must be:
– Certified Psychodramatist with experience in his/her own field of application in Psychodrama/Sociodrama, in charge of the pedagogic process of the training with deep knowledge of the ethical and legal obligations of Trainers and Trainees;
– A professional specialist in developing and/or delivering a training programme in a training organization or another training institution in counselling, psychotherapy, therapy, mental health, training, organization development, coaching, education, social and health or related fields and areas;
– Knowledge of the FEPTO MTS (Minimal Training Standards) and the other requirements demanded by this Federation and the FEPTO MTSt (Minimal Training Standards of Trainers).

References of a Trainer:
– A portfolio (pre-form) providing all the information required by the definition above with the respective diplomas.

1.3 Definition of Invited Trainer:

An Invited Trainer must be graduated by a FEPTO accredited Member or an Organization recognized by FEPTO, with a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience and fulfill the abilities of the Senior Main Trainer or Trainer.

Invited Trainers with ethical disputes disaccording with the FEPTO Code of Ethics are not considered in this role. A Training Organization that is applying with a Invited Trainer with these kinds of disputes cannot apply to FEPTO Membership.

References of a Trainer:
– A portfolio (pre-form) providing all the information required by the definition above with the respective diplomas.

2. If you are an applying Training Organization you must have at least 5 accredited Graduates, by the time of the Application.

2.1  Definition of Accredited Graduates:

Trainees that have completed the whole training programme of the Applying Training Organization and can be considered a psychodrama psychotherapist or a psychodrama leader.
More > Minimal Training Standards


II. Accrediting Organizations Specific Requirements

1. List of individual and /or organizational members.
2. Supply the Code of Ethics of the organization. If not, agreement to abide by the FEPTO Code of Ethics.

 

 


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