The Clinical Training & Mentorship courses are open to experienced practitioners and advanced students. They are designed to support you as strengthen your foundation working with clients and deepen your work with flower essence therapy.
Intro to Case Presentations
This workshop prepares students to discuss cases in workshop settings. It outlines the basics of Case Presentation, including how to present SOAP notes and confidentiality. This 1.5 hour workshop is recommended for all students taking Open-Level courses.
Introduction to Clinical Case Studies
Clinical Case Studies are at the heart of the Flower Essence Society Practitioner Certification Program. During this seminar, advanced students learn how to set up and write their case study research reports. They will learn best practices from practitioners who have completed the program, as well as review in detail the specific requirements the Flower Essence Society research portfolio.
This seminar is required for practitioner certification.
Clinical Grand Rounds
2 credits per session
Clinical Grand Rounds model the integration of core practitioner skills in real time: formula-making, creating safe space, patient-practitioner dynamics, and reflective listening. During grand rounds, practitioners observe a patient intake and collaboratively prescribe flower essences for that patient in a supported classroom setting. A Case Analysis discussion follows each session, where students incorporate their knowledge of the flower essence repertory, the FES Metaflora levels, the 9 Stages of Soul Healing, and Five Element diagnostic filters.
Clinical Supervision and Mentorship
15 credits, 3 month minimum
Though open to all practitioners, the Mentorship program is designed to provide clinical supervision as students complete case studies, research essays, and the FES certification portfolio. During the mentorship, practitioners see clients for flower essence therapy, write flower essence prescriptions, and complete clinical research case studies. This mentorship provides scheduling flexibility, as well as one-on-one support through areas of interest and clinical challenges.
Certification Portfolio Review
Portfolio Review is the final stage of the Practitioner Certification Program. It includes a in-depth review and evaluation of all components of the Practitioner Portfolio:
3 Reflective Practice Essays
Plant Study Paper or Presentation (completed in Foundations of Plant Medicine)
3 in-depth clinical case studies