This therapeutic and psychological-scientific training course certifies professionals with the qualification „Dolphintherapist“.
Education principal: Mag. Norbert Trompisch
The DAT training course is a time effective education that provides with a profound base qualification as a DAT professional – by professionals. Participants gain at successful accomplishment of the course a certificate as certified dolphintherapists. It contains a theoretical and supervised practical module. The theory part is offered as a 40 hour distant learning webinar which can be easily accomplished from anywhere in the world within a month. Only requirement is internet access and a device to playback youtube. The webinar covers the history and principals of Animal Assisted Therapy and Dolphintherapy, zoological fundamentals about dolphins, marine mammal conservation and ethics of the employment of marine mammals in DAT, contributions from research of dolphins in the wild and findings on DAT, the different DAT- therapy concepts and centers, DAT in comparison to other animal assisted therapies, basics of interdisciplinary teamwork and therapist-parental communication. The 4 week practical course takes place at one of our dolphintherapy facilities such as in Antalya, Turkey. The practical training can be attended either as a 4 week non-stop or in 2 by 2 week pieces.
Worldwide more than 20 dolphintherapy centers are frequently hiring therapists especially for seasonal jobs. Professionals are still rare in the field, which increases your jobfinding chances.
Our Institute in Antalya offers participants of the advanced dolphintherapy training course the unique opportunity to work freelance with their own clients at our facility as part of a franchise system. Members of this program are able to represent the brand “Alpha-Therapy” and to use the Dolphinswim marketing tools, such as broshures, website, presentation video, etc. and a shared internal knowledge base.
Course language: English
Please apply for the course by sending us your CV on email (firstname.lastname@example.org). After our confirmation you sign up for the course at the online registration form on this website.
Please download the curriculum of the upcoming course for further information: DAT-course 2021