Certification Training Intensive CTI23

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Transforming The Intense Child

Awakening Greatness in Children through The Nurtured Heart Approach®

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Registration for 2023!

All Dates are Virtual via Zoom - payment plans are available

Certified Trainer (CT) $1999
Advanced Trainer (AT) $999*

* Returning Trainers

If you are attending as an Advanced Trainer (AT), start times will be different due to the daily morning meetings and these typically begin an hour prior to the published start time. The full schedules are released a week before the start of CTI.

July 23rd -  28th

Registration closes Monday July 17th

9AM-5PM Central Time

Note: July 23rd has an optional tech check (30 minute window to drop in) for everyone and the AT meeting which typically lasts 2.5hrs and follows the tech check window.

NHI is pleased to announce our October CTI is changing to help accommodate as many people as we can that observe Shabbat. October’s CTI removes Friday evening and Saturday all day. October CTI was originally for those people on the East Coast so the start times are 9AM-5PM EDT / 6AM-2PM PDT / 8AM-4PM CDT.

October 13th 

Optional tech check for all
Mandatory inaugural AT meeting follows (usually 2.5 hrs)

11:30AM-12PM Eastern Time
8:30AM-9AM PDT / 10:30AM-11AM CDT

October 15th - October 19th

For regular CTI
9AM-5PM Eastern Time




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Nurtured Heart Approach® Certification Training Intensive (CTI) Objectives

Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) is a relationship-focused approach that strategically uses the core methodology called The 3 Stands.  NHA helps children (and adults) build their Inner Wealth® and use their intensity in successful ways. The NHA Certification Training Intensive (CTI) is a full immersion into becoming the Nurtured Heart Approach and heightening a participant’s understanding of the philosophy and its tools so that they can masterfully apply the Approach in their interactions with even the most “intense” children. It is designed for parents, foster parents, educators, treatment professionals, and child advocates as well as returning Advanced Trainers coming to sharpen their skills and develop heightened leadership skills. Those who have taken this week long intensive often consider it life-changing and find it provides a rich and meaningful experience not only of skill-building, but also of lasting inner growth.

Attendees of a CTI will be able to:

  • Utilize the core methodology of the Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA), The Three Stands.

  • Identify ways NHA applies to all children regardless of their level of intensity, social-emotional development, or resistance.
  • Apply the skills to build Inner Wealth® through development of relationships, intentional reflection of successes, and established limits.

  • Choose relentless positivity and clarity, despite challenging circumstances.

  • Create strategies for the use of NHA within one’s self talk and adult relationships.

  • Explain how to use the implementation of NHA utilizing support resources.

Here’s what you get at a CTI

  • Interactive daily General Sessions with Howard Glasser, creator of NHA. Learn the essential ethos and the step-by-step methodology of NHA. 
  • Experiential exercises to root yourself into the experience of NHA. Work with partners, small groups, and individual assignments, all designed to keep your brain and your heart engaged. 

  • Training Videos of NHA in action. These examples will show you how natural NHA is and how to use it in even the toughest moments. 

  • Attend multiple Advanced Trainer led breakout groups to ask questions and learn by doing. 

  • Expertly-guided activities devoted to creating success with NHA in your life. 

  • Explain how to use the implementation of NHA utilizing support resources.

  • Time to network and create supportive alliances. Many purposeful projects and collaborations have been born at CTI. 

Upon completion of a CTI you are a Certified Trainer, equipped with extensive tools for practicing, coaching, and teaching NHA. At your second CTI, you can take your learning to the next level by becoming an Advanced Trainer, helping to train new Certified Trainers.

You’ll leave this training renewed, inspired, bursting with Inner WealthTM, and ready to share NHA with your community.









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CTI - Show your Interest

If you would like to register for a Sunday to Thursday CTI, please show your interest by filling out the form below.

We are currently exploring the possibility of a 2023 CTI that can accommodate more of our growing NHA community, but especially those that observe the Sabbath. We recognize our current schedule is prohibitive to many wishing to attend. If there is enough interest we will reach out later and schedule an alternate-day CTI in 2023 if there are sufficient registrations.