Entrance Interview

Have you ever used the services of Holistic/Alternative Techniques, Counseling, or Therapy
Do you have any training, skills or interest related to this field of study?
Explain
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Are you comfortable talking to others in a therapeutic professional setting?
Are you currently employed?
Do you want to work for...
Do you seem to switch jobs a lot?
Did you enjoy school?
Did you join any school activities?
Are you good at taking directions from others?
Do you complete tasks?
Are you flexible?
Have you ever been convicted of a crime?
Do you have a drug or alcohol problem?
Give me two reasons why you should be admitted to this training program?
Are there any health concerns you would like to see improved through the information obtained during your eduction/training?
Are you currently taking any prescribed medication?

Entrance Examination

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This exam is in two parts. The first part is to determine your ability to get along with and motivate (understand) people. The Second part is an essay form to review in part, your present knowledge, understanding of the Healing Arts & Sciences and how the alternative / holistic approach to health can help individuals.
Part One
1. All people like to be told what to do and how to live their lives.
2. Some people are considered oppositional, that is, they will do the opposite of what they are asked to do.
3. People will change their habits only when they are ready to change.
4. One of the most important areas in therapy is to determine what motives or drives a person to act.
5. A successful way to motive someone is to find out what is important to him or her first. Then motivate to their importance, rather than your own opinion.
6. It is much easier to predict what a group of people will do rather than an individual.
7. Some people are more of an analytical nature and some are more of an emotional nature.
8. An individual’s childhood, including family structure and school experiences can have a dramatic effect later in adulthood.
9. Some people can be classified as passive and same as taking charge.
10. Communication and a sincere interest in helping others improve their quality of life are important attributes of a successful therapist
Part Two
Please answer the following questions. Be thorough. Answer with as much detail as possible.
Referring to your chosen career, as a Holistic Health Practitioner, Behavioral Therapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Life Coach, Aromatherapist, or Master Herbal Practitioner.
Application / Enrollment
Agreement for Admission
Be sure to read all pages of this agreement and initial where indicated. It is part of your contract with the school.
In case of emergency, please notify (Name of nearest relative):
Educational Experience: List your prior Education: (including High School, College, University and other Training Programs)
Do you have a physical or learning disability?
Are there health concerns that would limit your ability to successfully participate in the activities of course?
Please attach a photo copy of your ID or DL
Max File Size 15MB
Please attach a photo copy of your Diploma or Transcript of the highest level of education completed
Max File Size 15MB
BE SURE TO READ ALL PAGES OF THIS AGREEMENT. IT IS PART OF YOUR CONTRACT WITH THE SCHOOL

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EDUCATIONAL and INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES are provided by California Institute of the Healing Arts & Sciences (CIHAS), 2377 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 100, Gold River (Sacramento,) CA 95670, as a Distance Learning Training Program through ZOOM.

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Classes for either a Program or Classes are held on the following:
Enrollment Agreement Period PROGRAM
Enrollment Agreement Period CLASSES

PLEASE NOTE

Read completely and retain a copy for your records. This Application/ Enrollment Agreement contains important information. You should have already received a school catalog. If not, Please go to the home page {upper right hand corner at: www.Californialnstitute.net and print and save, or review and save on your computer. If this is not possible, please request one. Please review this information and material, as it contains important school policies and procedures that every student needs to become familiar with. We look forward to issuing your Diploma(s), Certificate(s), Transcript, and any CEU's when you complete your program(s) or class(cs), when any requested paperwork is complete, and all of your account with CIHAS is paid in full.

 

STUDENT'S RIGHT TO CANCEL    REFUND POLICY

  1. You have the right to cancel your agreement for a program of instruction, without any penalty or obligations, through attendance at the first-class session or the seventh calendar day after enrollment, whichever is later. After the end of the cancellation period, you also have the right to stop school at any time; and you have the right to receive a pro rata refund if you have completed 60 percent or less of the scheduled days/hours in the current payment period in your program through the last day of attendance.

    • Cancellation of this agreement can occur up to: 

    • after enrollment without penalty. (7 days)

  2.  Cancellation may occur when the student provides a written notice of cancellation at the following address: 2377 Gold Meadow Way Suite 100, Gold River, CA 95670. This can be done by email, mail, or by hand delivery.

  3. The written notice of cancellation, if sent by mail, is effective when deposited in the mail properly addressed with properpostage.

  4. The written notice of cancellation need not take any particular form and, however expressed, it is effective if it shows that the student no longer wishes to be bound by the Enrollment Agreement.

  5. f the Enrollment Agreement is cancelled the school will refund the student any money he/she paid, less a registration or administration fee not to exceed $250.00, and less any deduction for equipment not returned in good condition, within 45 days after the notice of cancellation is received.

 

WITHDRAWAL FROM THE PROGRAM (MUST BE IN WRITING)

You may withdraw from the school at any time after the cancellation period (described above) and receive a pro rata refund if you have completed 60 percent or less of the scheduled days/hours in the current payment period in your program through the last day of attendance. The refund will be less a registration or administration fee not to exceed $250.00, and less any deduction for equipment or books not returned in good condition, within 45 days of withdrawal. If the student has completed more than 60% of the period of attendance for which the student was charged, the tuition is considered earned and the student will receive no refund.

 

For the purpose of determining a refund under this section, a student shall be deemed to have withdrawn from a program of instruction when any of the following occurs:

  • The student notifies the institution of the student's withdrawal or as of the date of the student's withdrawal, whichever is later.

BE SURE TO READ ALL PAGES OF THIS AGREEMENT. IT IS PART OF YOUR CONTRACT WITH THE SCHOOL

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  • The institution terminates the student's enrollment for failure to maintain satisfactory progress; failure to abide by the rules and regulations of the institution; absences in excess of maximum set forth by the institution; and/or failure to meet financial obligations to the School.

  • The student has failed to attend class for three (3) consecutive weeks.

  • The student fails to return from a leave of absence.

For determining the amount of the refund, the date of the student's withdrawal shall be deemed the last date of recorded attendance. The amount owed equals the daily charge for the program (total institutional charge, minus non-refundable fees, divided by the number of days/hours in the program), multiplied by the number of days/hours scheduled to attend, prior to withdrawal. For the purpose of determining when the refund must be paid, the student shall be deemed to have withdrawn at the end of three (3) consecutive weeks. If the student has completed more than 60% of the period of attendance for which the student was charged, the tuition is considered earned and the student will receive no refund.

 

If any portion of the tuition was paid from the proceeds of a loan or third party, the refund shall be sent to the lender, th ird party or, if appropriate, to the state or federal agency that guaranteed or reinsured the loan. Any amount of the refund in excess of the unpaid balance of the loan shall be first used to repay any student financial aid programs from which the student received benefits, in proportion to the amount of the benefits received, and any remaining amount shall be paid to the student. If the student has received federal student financial aid funds, the student is entitled to a refund of moneys not paid from federal student financial aid program funds.

 

DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

STUDENT'S RIGHT TO CANCEL

This institution offers distance educational programs where the instruction is not offered in real time. The Institution shall transmit the first lesson and any materials to any student within seven days after the institution accepts the student for admission.

 

The student has the right to cancel the agreement and receive a full refund before the first lesson and materials are received. Cancellation is effective on the date the written notice of cancellation is sent to: 2377 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 100. Gold River, CA 95670. If the institution sends the first lesson and materials before an effective cancellation notice was received, the institution shall make a refund within 45 days after the student's return of the materials.

  • Cancellation of this agreement can occur up to: 

after enrollment without penalty. (7 days)

 

This Institution shall transmit all of the lessons and other materials to the student if the student (a) has fully paid for the educational program; and (b) after having received the first lesson and initial materials, requests in writing that all of the material be sent. If the Institution transmits the balance of the material as the student requests, the Institution shall remain obligated to provide the other educational services it agreed to provide, such as responses to student inquiries, student and faculty interaction, and evaluation and comment on lessons submitted by the student, but shall not be obligated to pay any refund after all of the lessons are material are transmitted.

 

WITHDRAWAL FROM THE PROGRAM

You may withdraw from the school at any time and receive a pro rata refund if you have completed 60 percent or less of the scheduled days in the current payment period in your program through the last day of attendance. The refund will be less a registration or administration fee not to exceed $250.00, and less any deduction for books and materials not returned in new condition as stated as refundable on the enrollment agreement. A refund will be made within 45 days of withdrawal.

 

For the purpose of determining a refund under this section, a student shall be deemed to have withdrawn from a program of instruction when any of the following occurs:

  • The student notifies the institution of the student's withdrawal or as of the date of the student's withdrawal, whichever is later.

  • The institution terminates the student's enrollment for failure to maintain satisfactory progress; failure to abide by the rules and regulations of the institution; and/or failure to meet financial obligations to the School.

 

For the purpose of determining the amount of the refund, the date of the student's withdrawal shall be deemed the last date of recorded attendance. The amount owed equals the daily charge for the program (total institutional charge, minus non-refundable fees, divided by the number of days in the program), multiplied by the number of days scheduled to attend, prior to withdrawal. For distance education students scheduled days is based on one day a week, which include is Saturday. A complete class schedule is given to the student upon enrollment and can be requested at any time. (Which includes holidays.) (specific holidays published in the catalog).

 

lf any portion of the tuition was paid from the proceeds of a loan or third party, the refund shall be sent to the lender, third party or, if appropriate, to the state or federal agency that guaranteed or reinsured the loan. Any amount of the refund in excess of the unpaid balance of the loan shall be first used to repay any student funding programs from which the student received benefits, in prop ortion to the amount of the benefits received, and any remaining amount shall be paid to the student. 

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Itemization and Total Tuition Fees - Current Expenses

Program/Class:
Registration
Non-refundable - due upon enrollment ($100)
STRF
$0.00 per $1000, for CA Residents only Non Refundable. Currently 0
Books & Materials
Included
Shipping
Shipping Fees are Non-Refundable
OR
Admin Fee
Add 10% of balance due for payment plans (non-refundable)
Deposit
Total Down Payment Charge Upon Enrollment
Total Charges For The Current Period Of Attendance
Total charges for the current period of attendance
Balance Due Payment Plan (__)x____Months
Total Charges
Total charges student is obligated to pay upon enrollment
Balance (Tuition - tuition PP deposit)
Balance divided by (x)____ for amount per Month
TFC Financing-attached truth & lending part of enrollment agreement
Tuition (Paid in full)
Down Payment
Total Enrollment Charges
Total Charges The Student Is Obligated To Pay Upon Enrollment
Estimated total charges for the entire education program
Total Charges For Program 

THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT ARE NOT SUBJECT TO AMENDMENT OR MODIFICATION BY ORAL AGREEMENT. I, THE UNDERSIGNED PURCHASER OF THE PROGRAM OF TRAINING, HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED HEREIN AND WITH MY SIGNATURE I CERTIFY HAVING RECEIVED AN EXACT COPY OF THIS AGREEMENT, A COPY OF THE SCHOOL CATALOG AND SCHOOL PERFORMANCE FACT SHEET. I FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT NO VERBAL STATEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE CONTRARY TO WHAT IS CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT. THIS ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT IS A LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT WHEN SIGNED BY THE STUDENT AND ACCEPTED BY THE SCHOOL.

 

I understand that this is a legally binding contract. My signature below certifies that I have read, understood, and agreed to my rights and responsibilities, and that the institution's cancellation and refund policies have been clearly explained to me. 

Signature of Student

Signature of School Official Accepting Enrollment

BE SURE TO READ ALL PAGES OF THIS AGREEMENT. IT IS PART OF YOUR CONTRACT WITH THE SCHOOL

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UNDERSTANDINGS
BE SURE TO READ ALL PAGES OF THIS AGREEMENT. IT IS PART OF YOUR CONTRACT WITH THE SCHOOL

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NOTICE
YOU MAY ASSERT AGAINST THE HOLDER OF THE PROMISSORY NOTE YOU SIGNED. IN ORDER TO FINANCE THE COST OF INSTRUCTION ALL OF THE CLAIMS AND DEFENSES THAT YOU COULD ASSERT AGAINST THIS SCHOOL, UP TO THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID UNDER THE PROMISSORY NOTE.
BE SURE TO READ ALL PAGES OF THIS AGREEMENT. IT IS PART OF YOUR CONTRACT WITH THE SCHOOL

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STUDENT'S RIGHT TO CANCEL

  1. You have the right to cancel your agreement for a program of instruction, without any penalty or obligations, through attendance at the first-class session or the seventh calendar day after enrollment, whichever is later. After the end of the cancellation period, you also have the right to stop school at any time; and you have the right to receive a pro rata refund if you have completed 60 percent or less of the scheduled days/hours in the current payment period in your program through the last day of attendance.

    • Cancellation of this agreement can occur up to 7 calendar days after official enrollment.

  2. Cancellation may occur when the student provides a written notice of cancellation at the following address: 2377 Gold Meadow Way Suite 100, Gold River, CA 95670. This can be done by mail or by hand delivery.

  3. The written notice of cancellation, if sent by mail, is effective when deposited in the mail properly addressed with proper postage.

  4. The written notice of cancellation need not take any particular form and, however expressed, it is effective if it shows that the student no longer wishes to be bound by the Enrollment Agreement.

  5. If the Enrollment Agreement is cancelled the school will refund the student any money he/she paid, less a registration or administration fee not to exceed $250.00, and less any deduction for equipment not returned in good condition, within 45 days after the notice of cancellation is received.

 

WITHDRAWAL FROM THE PROGRAM

You may withdraw from the school at any time after the cancellation period (described above) and receive a pro rata refund if you have completed 60 percent or less of the scheduled days/hours in the current payment period in your program through the last day of attendance. The refund will be less a registration or administration fee not to exceed $250.00, and less any deduction for equipment or books not returned in good condition, within 45 days of withdrawal. If the student has completed more than 60% of the period of attendance for which the student was charged, the tuition is considered earned and the student will receive no refund.

 

For the purpose of determining a refund under this section, a student shall be deemed to have withdrawn from a program of instruction when any of the following occurs:

  • The student notifies the institution of the student's withdrawal or as of the date of the student's withdrawal, whichever is later.

  • The institution terminates the student's enrollment for failure to maintain satisfactory progress; failure to abide by the rules and regulations of the institution; absences in excess of maximum set forth by the institution; and/or failure to meet financial obligations to the School.

  • The student has failed to attend class for three (3) consecutive weeks.

  • The student fails to return from a leave of absence. 

For determining the amount of the refund, the date of the student's withdrawal shall be deemed the last date of recorded attendance. The amount owed equals the daily charge for the program (total institutional charge, minus non-refundable fees, divided by the number of days/hours in the program), multiplied by the number of days/hours scheduled to attend, prior to withdrawal. For the purpose of determining when the refund must be paid, the student shall be deemed to have withdrawn at the end of three (3) consecutive weeks. If the student has completed more than 60% of the period of attendance for which the student was charged, the tuition is considered earned and the student will receive no refund.

 

If any portion of the tuition was paid from the proceeds of a loan or third party, the refund shall be sent to the lender, third party or, if appropriate, to the state or federal agency that guaranteed or reinsured the loan. Any amount of the refund in excess of the unpaid balance of the loan shall be first used to repay any student financial aid programs from which the student received benefits, in proportion to the amount of the benefits received, and any remaining amount shall be paid to the student. If the student has received federal student financial aid funds, the student is entitled to a refund of moneys not paid from federal student financial aid program funds. 

Signature of Student

Signature of School Official Accepting Enrollment

Self Employment Acknowledgment 

 

The program you have enrolled in, 

is designed for professionals seeking to have self-employment and develop a private practice in the healing arts and sciences as a

 

 

If this is your objective, you must sign a statement upon graduation acknowledging that you are seeking self-employment and that you expect that it will fulfill your vocational and remunerative objectives.

 

A minimum of 30 days after graduation you will be contacted and required to sign a second statement stating that self-employment continues to fulfill your vocational and remunerative objectives.

 

I understand that there is no job placement.

Signature of Student

Placement Assistance Waiver
Program

I, the undersigned, am taking this Program for Self-Improvement, and or to set up a professional Private Practice as Self-employed. I realize I am not eligible for placement assistance. 

Signature of Student

Student Agreement

 

This agreement is made and entered into on 

 

by and between (hereinafter "Student"),

 

having an address of 

 

and California Institute of the Healing Arts & Sciences (hereinafter "Institute"), having a principal place of business at 2377 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 100, Gold River, California, 95670.

 

SINCE, Institute has developed certain unique proprietary therapy and hypnotherapy methods (hereinafter "the Method"), including, but not limited to certain copyrighted materials and Institute's proprietary teaching programs;

SINCE, Student has been informed of the proprietary nature of the Method and the existence of certain confidential and proprietary trade secrets of Institute used in its Method and lnstitute's proprietary teaching programs;

 

SINCE, Student wishes to be trained to use the Method in his or her own therapy practice;

 

SINCE, Institute wishes to train Student in the Method in exchange for the payment of  

and Student promises to maintain all aspects of the Method in confidence for his/her personal use only.

 

AND NOW THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the mutual covenants contained herein, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties do hereby agree as follows:

  1. Student understands and acknowledges that the Method includes training materials, seminars, audio-visual and written materials including copyrighted materials, registered trademarks, as well as valuable and confidential trade secret information, all of which are owned by the Institute.

  2. Student understands and acknowledges that any and all use of the Method shall only be for Student's own therapy practice. Student shall not distribute, sell, present, teach, or otherwise utilize the Method for any other purpose.

  3. Student understands and agrees not to give, sell, rent, transfer, reproduce or duplicate, in whole or in part, any of the Method in any manner without the prior written consent of Institute. Student understands that this prohibition also applies to the duplication and/or transmission of any printed materials, notes taken by the Student, audio materials, video tapes, workbooks or related material supplied by Institute, including any information stored in a data retrieval system i. e., a laptop computer). Student further understands that he or she is not allowed to videotape, tape record or otherwise record by any means other than notes taken during class any portion of the Method or likeness of any Institute personnel without the express written consent of Institute.

  4. Student understand and agrees that any and all confidential and proprietary trade secret information or material that Student is provided by the Institute shall remain confidential and Student shall take such steps as may be reasonably necessary to prevent such information which is disclosed to Student from falling into the hands of others.

  5. Student understands that any questions which Student may have concerning the Method, or may receive from others about the Method should be directed solely to the Institute.

  6. Student understands WISDOM CENTER@ TECHNOLOGIES is the registered trademark of James A. DiGirolamo and Carol J. DiGirolamo. Student is not to use the mark or any similar designation, which could be easily confused with WISDOM CENTER® without the express consent of Carol J. Di Girolamo.

  7. Student understands and acknowledges that James A DiGirolamo and Carol J. DiGirolamo are the sole creators and developers of the Method of Wisdom Center® Technologies and all Institute proprietary information. Student is not to use the Method or any other Institute proprietary information without the express written consent of Carol J. DiGirolamo in any manner other than those earlier specified herein.

  8. In the event that legal action is required to enforce rights under this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled, in addition to other damages, to recover reasonable attorney's fees and court costs.

  9. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California.

  10. This Agreement, together with any attachments hereto, constitutes the entire understanding between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and may not be changed or modified except by written agreement signed by both parties.

  11. Invalidation of any section of this Agreement shall have no effect on the remainder of the Agreement which shall remain in force between the parties.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have duly executed this Agreement as of the day, month and year first given above. 

Signature of Student

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