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Thank you for your interest in the NCAR Clinical Training Seminar on Scaffolding the Brain: A Neurobiological Approach to Observation, Assessment, and Intervention. The Scaffolding the Brain series is an advanced clinical training program on the use of a neurobiological evidenced informed brain-based scaffolding called Integrative Regulation Therapy (iRT, Newton, 2009, 2013, 2017). All training includes interactive teaching using didactic, video review, experiential practice, role plays, case presentations, reflective practice, and group discussion.

Enrollment is done on a first come first serve basis and is capped at 8 participants. Please note that your slot is not guaranteed until you have received an acceptance email from NCAR Training Seminars AND your tuition fee is paid. Some applicants may be invited to an interview prior to acceptance.

Specific learning objectives for each seminar day will be given at the time of the training but can be given prior to the training upon request.

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I have read NCAR Training Seminars info and I understand that all fees must be paid prior to training. A full refund minus the $150 application processing fee will be given if the cancellation occurs 30 calendar days prior to the first day of training. I have read and understand the fee and refund policy.

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Scaffolding the Brain is an advanced clinical training program incorporating the neuroscience of attachment into clinical work. Although there are no Continuing Education units provided, each completing participant receives a Certificate of Completion displaying units that can be used for California Endorsement as Early Childhood Mental Health Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist. You are not enrolled until you receive an official acceptance email that CV/resume, application, and fees have been received. All fees must be paid one month prior to the training.

Fee:     $3,000


Lunch Options

Lunch is on your own. There are several sandwich places within walking distance.


Please make checks or money orders payable to:

Newton Center for Affect Regulation
3252 Holiday Court, Suite 109
La Jolla, CA 92037