Rosen Institute

Continuing Education for Teacher Trainers

The continuing education program for teacher trainers was designed by the All Teachers Group (ATG).

One-third or 10 hours should be devoted to the following Category 1 topics. Some aspects of the below topics are offered through traditional educational institutions and online resources.

We encourage you to inform the Rosen Institute of continuing education opportunities you find in your area or online. We will maintain a list of CE opportunities on the RI website.

To download a copy of the program and tracking sheet click here.

Category 1 Topics:

  • Introduction to Personality Disorders
    • Basic information relevant to recognizing various psychological structures and the impact of certain disorders on the ability to effectively learn and practice Rosen Method.
    • Basic skill building in preliminary observation and assessment, and how to seek expert outside consultation.
  • Group Dynamics and Communication Skills,
    • Transference and Counter-transference in the teaching and learning environment,
    • Managing the container of the classroom
      • handling gossip and other behaviours that can undermind the safety of the teaching environment.
    • Sexual Harrassment
      • How to recognize and intervene when it involves the training environment.
    • Ethics, Code of Conduct and legal training regarding topics relevant to Rosen Method.
    • Gender Issues in relation to teaching Rosen Method
      • How males and females process emotional content differently
      • Issues of body image and gender
      • Working with male and female students
      • Co-teaching with same sex and opposite sex co-teachers.
    • Diversity in Rosen centers and the classroom
      • How to navigate differences in culture, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, educational levels, and socioeconomic levels.
    • Exploring how the shadow emerges throughout the Rosen process in individual work, teaching, learning and supervisions etc.
      • Conducting ATG-wide discussions about the shadow
        • How different trainers recognize it, work with it and navigate through challenging unconscious dynamics
        • May include guest facilitators such as psychiatrists, therapists and other specialists. 

Category 2: Options for Discretionary Choices

  • Enrolling in Movement or Bodywork intensives
  • Co-teaching with a variety of teachers to experience new perspectives and styles
    • Engaging in dialogue with each other to give feedback and evaluation, creating a space for additional education or learning
  • Leadership training
  • Workshops and trainings related to education on the unconscious
  • Attendance at the Global Congress and Leadership Conference
  • Studies in a related somatic discipline
  • Studies in psychotherapy and psychology
  • Receiving Rosen sessions
  • Receving supervisions from a trainer never worked with or with someone who has tracked your work for many years.
  • Exploring neuroscience and related topics, discovering how the body/mind system functions and how consciousness works
  • Engaging in person spiritual growth activities, such as a meditation retreat, practicing presence etc.
  • Exploring how the shadow emerges throughout the Rosen process in individual work, teaching, learning and supervision through numerous options such as Jungian workshops, art therapy workshops, dance therapy etc.
  • Business practices
    • How to be grounded and effective in your Rosen business
    • How to handle money issues
    • How to create an effective team
    • How to find appropriate outside resources such as a bookkeeper, technology support, legal consultation, insurance issues etc.
  • Advanced anatomy and physiology
    • Rosen courses on emotional anatomy
  • Communication skill development
    • Public speaking
    • Voice work
    • Non-violent communication training
    • Effective written communication and digital etiquette, confidentiality and boundaries in written communications.
  • Trauma training
    • Peter Levine’s work and other approaches
  • Learning about different teaching and learning styles, increasing one’s own effectiveness as a trainer.
  • Teachers’ meetings and retreats
    • Communicate and support each other in continuing to build one’s skills and abilities as a Rosen trainer.
  • Continuing education courses offered by Rosen teachers.
  • Writing about Rosen Method for publication
    • Finding ways to communicate about Rosen method to the general public and/or to various specialist.
    • Developing written educational material for Rosen Method training.
  • Education in addiction and recovery and abuse
  • Education in current medical information, working with medical conditions
    • Benefits of Rosen and the limitations of the work
  • Immersion in Rosen Method
    • Deepening in the Rosen discipline you teach, be it bodywork or movement, or both.
      • Staying fresh in your own teaching through private sessions, having additional supervisions or consultations about your own work, having another Rosen trainer evaluate your work in the classroom etc.