Requirements for Membership

I. Professional Full Membership

To apply for Professional Full member status as a national professional DMT
association the following evidence is required:
1. The National Association has established:
1.1 Statutes
1.2 Rules of Procedures
1.3 Ethical Code for DMT practitioners
1.4 Continuous Professional Development and training for DMT
practitioners
2. Association minimum requirements for professional DMT practitioners
include:
2.1 Training:
2.1.1 Completion of a coherent DMT training programme (minimum
Second Cycle / Masters level or equivalent standard)
(Definition of European educational terms at following website:
(www.ec.europa.eu/education/policies/educ/bologna/bologna_en.html)
2.1.2 Minimum programme length 2 years
2.1.3 Programme covers:
DMT skills (e.g. therapeutic uses of dance & movement interventions;
relationship contracting and building; therapeutic leadership)
DMT theory (e.g. human development; psychopathology; social & cultural
contexts; group processes; mind/body approach)
Movement observation skills (e.g. movement analysis system/s;
movement profiling; creating DMT goals)
Research skills and reflective practice (e.g. refining enquiry;
collecting & critically analyzing evidence; presenting conclusions)

2.2 DMT Internship:
2.2.1 DMT clinical practice / internship of minimum 300 hours:
includes a minimum 100 hours DMT sessions (e.g. within psychiatry,
education, social settings) and 200 hours professional duties (e.g.
alongside other professionals, attending meetings, client reviews and writing
records) within the internship.
2.2.1 Supervision -minimum 100 hours. (recommendation that these hours
include experience of both individual and group supervision)
2.3 Personal therapy: is an official requirement by the national
association to become a professional member or practice DMT.
3. Association procedures & criteria for:
3.1 registering professional practitioners who fulfill minimum EADMT
requirements
3.2 recognizing professional trainings (see 2. above)
4. Commitment to the aims of EADMT, payment of required fee/s, and agreed
financial support for the national association’s official European delegate to
carry out EADMT business.

Download  the  Application Form Full Professional Memebership 

II. Full basic  membership

To apply for Basic Full Member status as a national DMT association the
following evidence is required:
1. The Association has:
1.1 Statutes of the National Association
1.2 Rules of Procedures
1.3 An Ethical Code of the National Association
1.4 Professional Development opportunities for DMT practitioners
2. Association minimum requirements for professional DMT practitioners
include that the Association has established:
2.1 Minimum standards for DMT training
2.1.1 Completion of DMT training programme
2.1.2 Minimum programme length is the equivalent of 2 years
2.1.3 Programme covers:
• DMT skills
• DMT theory
• Movement observation skills
• Introduction to research
2.2. DMT Internship (may extend beyond taught programme) includes:
2.2.1 DMT practice with clients
2.2.2 Supervision of DMT practice
2. 3 Personal therapy experience: (to be officially recommended or
required by the national association)
3. Commitment to the aims of EADMT, payment of required fee/s, and some
financial, or other, support for their national association’s official European
delegate towards EADMT business

Download  the Application Form Full Basic Membership 

III. Associate memebership

To apply for Associate Member status as a national DMT association the
following evidence is required:
1. The Association has:
1.1 Statutes
1.2 Rules of Procedures
2. Commitment to the aims of EADMT, payment of required fee/s