Distance Learning

A variety of Institute courses, lectures and seminars are available for attendance via distance learning. This is participation in the live class, via audio/video conferencing.

If you are interested in distance learning for Analytic Training and Advanced Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (APP) programs, please check the appropriate box when filling out the application.

For Continuing Education/Community Education Lectures and Seminars, the distance learning check box will appear for each class that offers this option; simply click YES in the distance learning box when registering.

Distance learning spaces for each class are limited.  Acceptance will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Eligibility Guidelines:

To participate in Institute classes via distance learning, the student/registrant must…

  1. Live/work 90 miles or more from the Institute (8820 Ladue Road, St. Louis, MO 63124)
  2. Agree to participate in a training/test of the GoToMeeting system prior to the class
  3. Use a hard-wired Internet connection and a headset with a microphone. If your computer does not have an integrated camera, a webcam is needed.
  4. Meet the following system requirements for using GoToMeeting:

For PC-based participants:
· Internet Explorer v8, Mozilla Firefox v34, Google Chrome v34 or the latest version of each web browser (JavaScript enabled)
· Windows 7- Windows 10
· 1 Mbps or better Internet connection (broadband recommended)
· Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac-based participants:
· Safari v6, Firefox v34, Google Chrome v34 or the latest version of each web browser (JavaScript enabled)
· Mac OS X 10.6 – Snow Leopard or newer
· Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)
· Cable modem, DSL or better Internet connection

Technical Difficulties:

If the GoToMeeting video connection is lost during a class, the student/participant has the option of switching to audio-only (telephone) mode.  No refunds will be issued for lost connections.

Attention Social Workers:

Please check with your state governing body to insure that distance learning credits from outside of your state are accepted.