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Therapist Training

Perfect course for new vision therapists and those preparing to become COVT certified

Our online vision therapist course is designed to provide a new vision therapist with foundational concepts and a basic knowledge of vision therapy. Our curriculum is ideal for new Vision Therapists or existing therapists preparing for their COVT boards. The course has over 50 videos with 45 comprehension checks. The course also includes:

- Access to a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist mentor

- A final written exam

- A final oral review with a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist

- A printed End of Course Report for the supervising doctor that includes course/exam scores, proof of credit hours, curriculum covered, strengths/weaknesses of the student, and personalized notes regarding the student's performance.

- A printed Emergent certificate (if the students recieves a passing grade)


Each of the following components make up 1/3 of the total course grade: Course quizzes, Final Written Exam, and Final Oral Exam. A passing grade to earn the Emergent Certificate is 80% or higher. Students will have 3 months to complete the course from the time of purchase on this site. Licenses can also be purchased by emailing info@emergentvt.com. Course activation codes purchased from info@emergentvt.com don't expire until 3 months after activation. So clinics can purchase activation code(s) and wait years before activating them.

Please don't hesitate to reach out to us at info@emergentvt.com with any additional questions.


Your Instructor


Dr. Benjamin Winters
Dr. Benjamin Winters

Dr. Winters is board-certified in vision development and vision therapy. In 2010, he started a vision therapy center in Yakima, Washington. His advocacy for children that struggle with life-altering developmental vision problems has included over 100 lectures in colleges, professional groups, parent groups, and schools. He is one of the founders of Building Vision, a non-profit that raises awareness and funds for individuals struggling with these vision problems and which has given free screenings to almost 1000 children in the Yakima area.


Course Curriculum



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