Frequently Asked Questions

Am I eligible to become certified in The Daring Way™?

Certification is currently open to the following professionals:

  • Licensed Social Workers
  • Licensed Psychologists
  • Licensed Professional Counselors
  • Licensed Nurses (RN or APRN)
  • Licensed Psychiatrists
  • Licensed Criminal Justice Professionals
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Credentialed Professional Art Therapists
  • Clergy (Must have ethical oversight)
  • Pastoral Counselors (Must have ethical oversight)
  • Physicians
  • Professional Life Coaches certified through one of the following professional organizations:
    • International Coaching Federation (ICF) – Members including ACC, MCC, and PCC certified. NOTE: attendance in an ICF course does not qualify you for certification.
    • Association for Coaching (Full Members only)
    • Board Certified Coach (BCC) through the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE)

Within these professions you must be:

  • Governed by a professional body with a disciplinary board and code of ethics.
  • You must be in good standing with your professional organization.
  • Carry professional liability/ indemnity /errors & omissions (E&O) insurance.

For more information about prerequisites for The Daring Way™ Certification, please click on Get Certified.

If you are not sure of your eligibility, please email info@thedaringway.com before submitting an application.

What needs to be on my insurance document?

The Daring Way needs to see that you are covered for “professional liability”. Please make sure your expiration date is clearly visible on your certificate.

I live internationally and am not required to carry professional liability insurance.

We review international insurance on an individual basis. Please reach out to info@thedaringway.com.

How long does it take to get certified in The Daring Way™?

Eligible professionals attend a three-day, in-person training session, followed by 4 weeks of asynchronous online training*, and a minimum of 7 sessions of practical oversight through case consultation. Committed professionals can complete all parts of training and receive full certification within one year of their in-person training.

*Asynchronous online training means that the online portion of the training will be done on your own time. The online sessions will be rolled out weekly.

Will Brené be facilitating the trainings?

Brené is not currently scheduled to be at the upcoming trainings. Our Certification Trainings are facilitated by members of our Senior Faculty and Certified Daring Way Facilitators – Case Consultants. The curriculum does utilize videos by Brené as part of the training experience.

Do I have to live in the city or state where the trainings are being held in order to be eligible to apply?

No, you are welcome to apply to attend a Certification Training no matter where you live.

Are scholarships available?

All of our discounted seats are given through partnerships that The Daring Way has created through our Courage Catalyst program and The Daring Way Interns from the University of Houston for each of our trainings. Discounted seats are not open for application as they are assigned through our partnerships.

Are there payment plans avaliable?

No, Certification Trainings must be paid for in full at the time of registration.

Are Certified Daring Way™ Facilitators employees of The Daring Way™?

No, helping professionals certified in The Daring Way™ are not employees of The Daring Way. 

Can I work remotely and/or online with a Certified Daring Way Facilitator?

Since Certified Daring Way™ Facilitators are not employees of The Daring Way™, they individually determine how they would like to work with their respective clients, within the scope of their licenses as established by their respective licensing bodies.  Feel free to contact any Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator found in our Referral Network directly, to ask if they take clients remotely.

I looked through the Referral Network and I can’t find any Certified Daring Way™ Facilitators in my area.

We are working on growing our network of Certified Daring Way Facilitators nationally and internationally. Please keep checking back for a facilitator in your area.

Will there be Certification Trainings for Leadership and Organizational professionals in 2018?

We do not have any LOD trainings scheduled in 2018. This year we are focusing on growing our clinical community.

Can the Certification Training be completed online?

No, all components of the Certification Training Process must be completed. This includes pre-work, 3-day in-person training, 4-week online training, and Case Consultation.

What is the cost of the training?

REGISTRATION COST: $3,500.00 USD

The cost of registration covers:

  • Pre-work
  • In-person training
  • Online training
  • Continuing Education Credits through Approved Boards
  • The Daring WayTM Workbook
  • The Daring WayTM Curriculum
  • The Daring WayTM Curriculum Video Downloads
  • Rising StrongTM Workbook
  • Rising StrongTM Curriculum
  • Rising StrongTM Curriculum Video Downloads
  • Marketing Assets with Facilitator Seal

NOTE: THE COST OF CERTIFICATION TRAINING REGISTRATION ($3,500.00 USD) DOES NOT INCLUDE THE COST OF CASE CONSULTATION (FOUND IN STEP #8). CASE CONSULTATION IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE CERTIFICATION PROCESS. FEES FOR CASE CONSULTATION ARE ARRANGED DIRECTLY BETWEEN CANDIDATES AND CASE CONSULTANTS, BUT THE AVERAGE COST TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED 7 SESSIONS OF CONSULTATION IS $1,500.00 USD.

I am really hoping you will come to my area. Will that happen?

In 2018 we are headed to the following cities:

Birmingham, Alabama                       May 21st – 23rd

Minneapolis, Minnesota                    June 25th – 27th

Denver, Colorado                                 July 23rd – 25th

Houston, Texas                                    August 15th – 17th

Nashville, Tennessee                          October 1st – 4th

We try to cover all quadrants of the US map when scheduling our trainings. If our 2018 trainings fill up, we may look at what adding more trainings looks like.

Although we do not have any international trainings scheduled for 2018, we are looking at international trainings in the years to come.

I am a student. Am I eligible to apply?

Students or trainees in eligible fields cannot begin the process of certification until all eligibility requirements are met (i.e., license and professional liability insurance).

I do not fit your eligibility requirements. What do I do now?

If you are not currently eligible for our trainings, we hope you will stay connected with us for any updates to our eligibility requirements. In the meantime, we do have leadership courses for professionals on braveleadersinc.com that might be of interest to you where you can work to become Brave Leader Recognized. Brené defines a leader as anyone who holds themselves accountable for people or processes. That includes you!

My question wasn’t answered here. Can I contact you directly?

Of course!  Please contact us by using the form on our Contact Us page, and we’ll do our best to get back to you soon.