SPD Certification Courses

STAR Institute provides clinicians with a unique opportunity to receive ongoing continuing education leading to Certification in Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD ProCert). STAR Institute's intensive training focuses on:

  • Development of advanced clinical reasoning
  • Comprehensive sensory-based assessment
  • Application of the STAR PROCESS treatment model for intervention
  • Treatment effectiveness research for Sensory Processing Disorder.

Our certification program consists of two levels - SPD ProCert 1 and 2. Each level consists of two courses that must be completed within 3 years. Following completion, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion, an SPD ProCert Badge for display on their website, and a listing as an SPD ProCert professional in our treatment directory.

SPD ProCert 1: Professional Credential in Sensory Processing

STAR Institute Level 1 Intensive Mentorship: On-site at STAR Institute, Off-Site at Partnering Organizations, or Online/In-Person Hybrid options available. Temple University Sensory Processing Disorder Level 1 Online Course

STAR Institute's Level 1 Intensive
Mentorship is a multi-day, in-person
learning experience. Participants learn to
apply clinical reasoning through
live or recorded treatment
observation with support of STAR faculty.

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Temple University's Sensory Processing
Disorder Level 1 course is conducted
online over 8 weeks. Students apply
what they've learned about the STAR
Model in daily practice.

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SPD ProCert 2: Professional Credential in Sensory Processing

Temple University Sensory Processing Level 2

Temple University Sensory Processing Disorder Level 1 Online Course

Temple University's Sensory Processing
Disorder Level 2 is conducted online
over 8 weeks. Participants will learn
advanced clinical reasoning skills in the
STAR PROCESS Model in preparation
for intensive mentoring at STAR Institute.

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At STAR Institute's Level 2 Intensive
Mentorship, participants will work directly
with a STAR Institute client to refine their
clinical reasoning skills and engage in a
reflective learning process.

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