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Autism Institute on Peer Socialization and Play
Integrated Play Groups® Training, Research and Global Outreach

Training

Integrated Play Groups® (IPG) Model Training Series

Updated, expanded and expedited training opportunties...

Offering children and families greater access to the IPG model
as a viable evidence-based educational and therapeutic
service option in diverse communities

Our state-of-the-art training series offers preparation for a wide range of participants to gain knowledge and skill in the design and implementation of high quality IPG model programs in a variety of natural settings. To meet the ever-increasing demand for IPG programs, we now offer 3 levels of preparation (entry, master, supervisor) while concurrently providing services for children with autism in collaboration with families.

All of our training is by invitation, offered to schools, therapy clinics, university and medical centers, parent-professional groups and other established agencies including government and non-government organizations around the world. Training may be arranged in person and online via the Internet. To make a request, contact info@autisminstitute.com

Graduates of the entry, master and supervisor training are afforded the opportunity to join our international collaborative of IPG Providers at respective levels.The following includes brief descriptions with details of our featured training options:

Initial IPG Seminar
This 1-day session provides a basic introduction to the principles and practices of the IPG model. For more details, click here

Entry-Level IPG Guide Workshop
This newly added level of preparation provides foundational training in a 2-day format through participation in the Initial IPG Seminar (Day 1) and Entry-level IPG Guide Workshop (Day 2). Graduates meet basic level competencies to be qualified to implement IPG interventions with direct supervision from a designated IPG Field Supervisor and may quality to advance to the next level (see below). For more details, contact info@autisminstitute.com

IPG Master Guide Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship offers intensive, expedited, field-based training in a single, 15-week semester to prepare Entry-level IPG Guides (see above) with advanced knowledge and skill for implementing IPG programs with fidelity. During the training, apprentices provide services by implementing the IPG intervention with children in collaboration with families. Graduates meet competencies to be qualified to implement IPG programs in respective sites and may quality to advance to the next level. For more details, contact info@autisminstitute.com

IPG Field Supervisor Mentorship
This newly added level of preparation is offered in a single, 15-week semester to prepare IPG Master Guides (see above) with a highly advanced level of knowledge and skill to supervise others in meeting their competencies to implement IPG programs with fidelity. During the training, mentees provide services by
supervising entry-level IPG Guides to implement IPG interventions and implementing their own IPG interventions to serve as a model. Graduates meet competencies to be further qualified to supervise Entry-level IPG Guides to implement IPG interventions in respective sites. For more details, contact info@autisminstitute.com

We additionally offer Specialized Seminars with the following partners (click on links for more details):

To host a training or obtain additional information, contact info@autisminstitute.com

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