Each semester EARS offers highly interactive training at three levels. To sign up, fill out our registration form here.

Who is Invited?

Any member of the Cornell Community who wants to:

Learning outcomes that support personal growth and professional development:


Registration is required — training fills up fast! To sign up, fill out our registration form here.

Time Commitment

Beginning and advanced training takes place over 11 weeks. An intensive course can be completed in five weeks:

What is covered at the different Levels?




Becoming a Counselor

After a minimum of two semesters, trainees must demonstrate required skills in a rigorous evaluation session.

The training helped me to be more confident that I can create a space for someone else's pain and that I can hang in there and know what to do to help the person in front of me to feel safe speaking to me.
EARS trainee, Spring 2016