Gaining accreditation requires the successful completion of several process stages:
- Initial application. Includes assessments of qualifications, experience, emotional sensitivity and personality type.
- Personal Mentor allocated from FBI Faculty. Individual Learning Program developed in consultation with adviser member, FBI mentor and home turf support person.
- Accreditation Training – 12 days of formal, in person training, over 1 to 3 years. Active assessment of performance during training by faculty members.
- FBI Network Meetings – reasonable level of active engagement in network activities and/or alternative forms of engagement if required (eg: international members).
- FBI adviser community – reasonable level of active engagement in the adviser community. Note: this is where most referrals and collaborations will arise.
- Supervised practice – minimum of 18 months interactive discussion over cases with assigned mentor.
- Satisfactory performance on all levels >>>> accreditation.