Requirements for Certification Programs

Certification Program Requirements
for Psychics, Mediums, and Healers

Institute for Mediumship, Psychic, Astrological, and Reiki Training (IMPART)

im•part (v.):  to bestow sacred knowledge upon

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NOTE:  To see brief descriptions of many of the classes and workshops mentioned below, see Course Descriptions.

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Entrance Requirements

In order to be eligible to apply to one or more of IMPART’s Certification Programs for Psychics, Mediums, and/or Healers, the student must complete one (1) of the following Entrance Requirements:

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Application Process

Following completion of the Entrance Requirement (see section above), the student is then eligible to apply for admission to the Certification Program(s) in his or her chosen Program(s).  The application process includes:

Each student is to select one or more Certification Program(s).  The Programs are:

  • Psychic Certification Program
  • Medium Certification Program
  • Healer Certification Program

The Registration Fees are:

  • $150 for 1 Program
  • $250 for 2 Programs
  • $300 for 3 Programs

NOTE:  The Registration Fee will be refunded if the student’s Application is not accepted.

NOTE:  Although students must select at least one Certification Program at the time they apply, they can add additional Certification Programs at any time.

NOTE:  If admitted, then any coursework that was completed before admission to the program will be applied retroactively toward the completion of the student’s chosen Program requirements.

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General Requirements for ALL Certification Programs

The following general requirements are to be met by ALL Certification Program students:

A total of 162 hours are required, which fall into 3 categories (see below for detailed descriptions of each category):

  1. Practical Coursework (130 hours)
  2. Energetic Healing Coursework (19 hours)
  3. Foundational Coursework (13 hours)

            TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED:  162

Within those 162 hours, each Certification Program requires the completion of specific classes (see later in this document for requirements for each Program).

NOTE:  All courses can “double count” or “triple count” towards different Certification Programs (e.g., Business 101 will count toward two or more Programs). 

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1.  Practical Coursework (130 hours)

125 hours selected from any of the following classes or workshops:

  • “Psychic Development, Mediumship, and Channeling” class (any Thursday evening class) (2.5 hours each)
  • “Advanced Practice in the Psychic & Healing Arts” class (any Tuesday evening class) (2.5 hours each)
  • Any weekend workshops on specific topics:
    • Connecting with Your Angels and Guides (6 hours)
    • Psychic Development 101: The Clairs (6 hours)
    • Tarot 101 (6 hours)
    • Runes 101: An Ancient Divination Tool with Modern Applications (6 hours)
    • Understanding Grief: How to Assist Those Who Are Grieving (6 hours)
    • Healing courses that are taken in excess of the 19 required hours for the Energetic Healing Coursework requirement (6 or 7 hours each)
    • Offering services in the student’s chosen specialty at the “Sampling of Reading & Healing Techniques” (2.5 hours each)
    • Assisting in Reiki I, Reiki II, or Reiki III/ART courses (up to 20 hours maximum may be applied)

NOTE: Although instructor’s approval is required for participation in the Tuesday class (“Advanced Practice in the Psychic & Healing Arts”), once students are admitted to a Certification Program, then they are automatically enrolled in the Tuesday evening class.  

NOTE:  Students may and are encouraged to simultaneously attend the Tuesday evening class (“Advanced Practice in the Psychic & Healing Arts”) and Thursday evening (“Psychic Development, Mediumship, & Channeling”). 

NOTE:  The Tuesday and Thursday courses can be taken repetitively for credit; i.e., each time a class is taken (even if the topic is the same) the hours will count toward the Practical Coursework requirement. 

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2.  Energetic Healing Coursework (3 courses for a minimum of 19 hours)

19 hours selected from the following workshops:

  • Reiki I (7 hours)
  • Reiki II (6 hours)
  • Reiki III/Advanced Reiki Training (7 hours)
  • Reiki Master (6 hours)
  • Karuna Reiki® I Practitioner (7 hours)
  • Karuna Reiki® II Practitioner (6 hours)
  • Karuna Reiki® I & II Master (6 hours)

NOTE:  In order for a specific Energetic Healing Coursework requirement to be met, the student must be in attendance for the entire class.  The student should not arrive more than 15 minutes late or leave more than 15 minutes before the end of class.    

NOTE:  If hours in excess of the 19 required hours are taken, these hours will count toward the 130 hours of Practical Coursework (see Section 1 above). 

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3.  Foundational Coursework (13 hours)

2 workshops are required:

  • Business 101:  Learn How to Create & Run Your Own Profitable Business (6 hours)
  • Professional Issues:  Dealing with Difficult People, Ethical Dilemmas, & Communication Skills (7 hours)

NOTE:  In order for a specific Foundational Coursework requirement to be met, the student must be in attendance for the entire class.  The student should not arrive more than 15 minutes late or leave more than 15 minutes before the end of class.  

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Required Classes for Chosen Program(s)

In addition to meeting the preceding General Requirements, each student is to select at least 1 Program.  Within the 162 required hours, the student is to complete the specific required classes for that Program, as described below.

The Programs are:

A.  Healer Certification Program
B.  Psychic Certification Program
C.  Medium Certification Program

NOTE:  In order for the Program requirements to be met, the student must be in attendance for the entire class.  The student should not arrive more than 15 minutes late or leave more than 15 minutes before the end of class. 

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A.  Healer Certification Program Requirements

SECTION 1 – Practical Coursework (130 hours)

Must include:

  • 8 healings at the 4th Tuesday “Advanced Practice in the Psychic & Healing Arts” classes (Must attend a minimum of 4 meetings)

Recommended:

Providing services as a Healer at one or more “Sampling of Reading & Healing Techniques” events

SECTION 2 – Energetic Healing Coursework (19 hours)

Must include:

  • 3 healing courses
  • 1 Master-level healing course (i.e., Reiki Master or Karuna Reiki® Master)

SECTION 3 – Foundational Coursework (13 hours)

Must include:

  • “Business 101” workshop
  • “Professional Issues” workshop

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR HEALER PROGRAM:  162

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B.  Psychic Certification Program Requirements

SECTION 1 – Practical Coursework (130 hours)

Must include:

  • 4 “Psychic Development, Mediumship, & Channeling” classes (specifically the 1st Thursday of each month when psychic readings are done in class)
  • 4 “Advanced Practice in the Psychic & Healing Arts” classes (specifically the 4th Tuesday of each month and the student is to participate in providing psychic readings to those in attendance)
  • 1 Mediumship class (3rd Thursdays of the month)
  • 1 Channeling class (4th Thursdays of the month)
  • 1 Development Circle (part of Tuesday “Advanced Practice in the Psychic & Healing Arts” class) (NOTE: Must attend all 4 meetings of 1 Circle)
  • “Connecting with Your Angels & Guides” workshop
  • “Psychic Development 101: The Clairs” workshop

Recommended:

Providing services as a Psychic at one or more “Sampling of Reading & Healing Techniques” events

SECTION 2 – Energetic Healing Coursework (19 hours)

Must include:

  • 3 healing courses

SECTION 3 – Foundational Coursework (13 hours)

Must include:

  • “Business 101” workshop
  • “Professional Issues” workshop

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR PSYCHIC PROGRAM:  162

 

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C.   Medium Certification Program Requirements

SECTION 1 – Practical Coursework (130 hours)

Must include:

  • 8 Mediumship classes (3rd Thursdays of the month)
  • 1 Channeling class (4th Thursdays of the month)
  • 1 Development Circle (part of Tuesday “Advanced Practice in the Psychic & Healing Arts” class) (NOTE: Must attend all 4 meetings of 1 Circle)
  • “Connecting with Your Angels & Guides” workshop
  • “Psychic Development 101: The Clairs” workshop
  • “Understanding Grief” workshop

Recommended:

Providing services as a Medium at one or more “Sampling of Reading & Healing Techniques” events

SECTION 2 – Energetic Healing Coursework (19 hours)

Must include:

  • 3 healing courses

SECTION 3 – Foundational Coursework (13 hours)

Must include:

  • “Business 101” workshop
  • “Professional Issues” workshop

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR THE MEDIUMSHIP PROGRAM:  162

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NOTE:  For those Certification Programs that require participation in Mediumship class, please note that this topic is offered on the 3rd Thursday of the month during “Psychic Development, Mediumship, & Channeling” class.  If the Program requires that the student attend more than one class, these classes do not need to be attended consecutively (i.e., the student can miss a class and then rejoin at any time).  

NOTE:  For those Certification Programs that require attendance at 1 Channeling class, please note that this class is offered on the 4th Thursday of each month (January through October) during the “Psychic Development, Mediumship, and Channeling” class.  The student is not required to try channeling; however, he or she must be in attendance for the entire class in order to receive credit for this requirement.

NOTE:  For those Certification Programs that require participation in 1 Development Circle, please note that these Circles occur during the “Advanced Practice in the Psychic and Healing Arts” class, which is taught on Tuesday evenings.  Circles require a 4-month commitment (i.e., a total of 4 meetings).  The student must attend all four (4) sessions in order to receive credit for this requirement. If one session in missed, then the student must attend another Circle.

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Time Limit for Completion of Program(s)

All students are to complete their Certification Program requirements within three (3) years of the date of registration.  If a Program is not completed within this 3-year limit, then the student’s Certification Status will be changed from “Active” to “Inactive.”

Any students with an “Inactive” status will not be eligible for tuition discounts or other benefits that are provided to “Active” students or “Graduates” of the Certification Programs.

If circumstances beyond their control have prevented them from completing the program, they can either (a) petition for an extension or (b) they will be removed from the Program.

If students wish to reapply in the future, they are free to do so as long as they were a student in good standing at the time they left the program (e.g., all tuition has been paid).  Readmitted students will be required to (a) submit a new Application Form, (b) pay a new Registration Fee, and (c) complete all of the requirements for the Certification Program at the time of readmission.

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Program Advising & Final Review

1. Program Advising

Students are strongly encouraged to speak regularly with the IMPART Certification Program Adviser in order to make sure you understand the requirements and are on track to completing your Program(s).  When meeting in person, please bring your IMPART Certification Worksheet.  All courses taken thus far should be listed on the Worksheet by the student before the meeting occurs.

2.  Final Review

When you believe that all coursework/hours have been completed, you are to provide a copy of your completed IMPART Certification Program Worksheet to the IMPART Certification Program Adviser.  Once the Program Adviser has confirmed that all coursework and requirements have been completed, then you will receive your official Certificate of Completion from IMPART.

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Once You Are an IMPART Certification Graduate

  • You are then free to state that you are an “IMPART Certified Healer,” “IMPART Certified Psychic,” or “IMPART Certified Medium.”
  • You can elect to be listed on our online Directory of IMPART Certified graduates.
  • You will be sent IMPART Certified badges that can be posted on your website, Facebook, or other marketing material.

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For More Information

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