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CIRCUS ARTS THERAPY TRAINING LEVELS

 

Circus Arts Therapy Training Level Comparisons:
Level Hours Curriculum Pre-Reqs Graduates Can:
Level 1 - 30 hrs CAT Training
- 20 hrs experiential *
- 15 hrs Aerial Training **
- Intro to Circus Arts Therapy
(details)
- Learn to teach most Beginner-level tricks from the A.C.T. manual
- Learn all Beginner-level tricks from the A.C.T. manual
- CPR Certification AND First Aid
Integrate skills learned CAT in beginner level ground and aerial equipment
Level 2 - 15-20 hrs CAT Training
- 20 hrs experiential *
- 15-20 hrs Aerial Training **
- In-depth clinical details about how to apply CAT techniques in clinical settings with the special needs community ( details)
- Learn to teach all Beginner and some Intermediate-level tricks from the A.C.T. manual
- Learn most Intermediate-level tricks from the
A.C.T. manual
- Completion of Level 1 CAT Training
AND
- CPR Certification/First Aid
Integrate intermediate skills into your work with students and clients (both individual and group)
Level 3 Circus Artist (for the Paraprofessional)
- 150+ hrs CAT experiential *

(designed to fit your needs by Carrie)

- Intensive preparation on how to contribute to a comprehensive Circus Arts program with the special needs community
- Optional Aerial Training
Level 1 & Level 2
AND
- CPR Certification/ First Aid

Co-lead a Circus Arts program with a Therapy professional
Level 3 Circus Arts Therapist
- 250+ hrs CAT experiential *

(designed to fit your needs by Carrie)

- Intensive preparation on how to run a comprehensive Circus Arts Therapy program with the special needs community
- Optional Aerial Training
Masters AND
Level 1 & Level 2

AND
- CPR Certification/ First Aid

Advertise and run Circus Arts Therapy individual and group sessions

* Many hours of experiential and aerial training can be counted towards requirements for Teacher Certification.
** In-class training only (does not include co-teaching, teaching, and supervision hours.) Can be learned here (see Teacher Training Courses) or another approved training facility (download form  to request credit for trainings taken at other facilities)