Participation Waiver

Participation Disclaimer and Waiver

You have voluntarily chosen to attend the Be Bold Summit (“Training”). This Training is intended to bring mental health therapists and humanitarian workers together online for a creative, eye-opening event. The goal is to explore inspiring ways to think outside the box and create systemic change within the field of mental health by listening to inspiring stories, creative thoughts, brainstorming ideas, and scalable interventions. The Summit featuring 25 talks over ten days.​

During the Training you will listen to stories that could stimulate the receiving person which may also stimulate observers. The conversations in this Training haven't been sufficiently tested to identify all potential side effects or negative reactions that may result from its use or observation of its use (this could include feeling triggered by details in stories or teachings). If you are at all concerned about such side effects or reactions you should consult your own physician or therapist to determine if this Training would be appropriate for you.

In consideration of your attendance at the Training, you hereby agree to release, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company putting on the Training (Scaling Up, LLC), its owners hired trainers, and your fellow attendees at the Training, from any and all liability occurring during your attendance at the Training. In particular, you acknowledge that you will not hold the Company liable for any expenses, bodily, mental or personal injuries that you sustain as a result of your attendance at or participation in the Training. Furthermore, you acknowledge that you are aware of and understand that your attendance and/or participation in the Training entails certain anticipated and unanticipated risks, and you assume all risks associated therewith as your responsibility.

The terms and conditions of this Participant Waiver shall be legally binding upon the undersigned and their respective estate, representatives and assigns. I hereby acknowledge my voluntary and informed assumption of full responsibility and liability regarding any injuries that I may incur coincident to my participation in this Training. I hereby assume any and all risks associated with the Training and expressly waive, release, discharge and hold harmless Scaling Up, LLC, its owners, hired trainers, and my fellow attendees, from and against any and all expenses, property damage, and/or injuries sustained that arise out of, in association with, or related in any way to my participation in this Training.

This training and information by is sold on the understanding that the creator (Kelly Smyth-Dent) and other trainers in the Summit and contributors quoted in the material or presented in the trainings are opinions expressed solely of the presenter. 

Nothing in this online course/training should be considered legal, medical or ethical advice or as a substitute for consultation with a qualified attorney, medical doctor or your State Licensing Board regulations. If you are in need of a legal consult, your liability insurer or professional association may offer useful free resources. If you are in need of a medical consult regarding somatic manifestations of psychological symptoms or other topics, then contact a physician for a consult or refer your client to a medical doctor. If you are in need of understanding the regulations regarding providing online/remote therapy or these protocols and procedures learned in the course, then contact your lawyer and/or State Licensing Board.

The information presented by Scaling Up or any contributors, to the best of our knowledge, are accurate at the time of course publication. However, we assume no responsibility for errors, omissions, or changes in requirements. Legal, ethical, medical, clinical, and cultural standards can change quickly, and it is ultimately the responsibility of each individual therapist to remain current.

Any application of the techniques, ideas and suggestions in these courses, trainings, emails or website ( is at the reader’s, buyer's and member's sole discretion and risk. Kelly Smyth-Dent, Scaling Up LLC and other contributors, trainers and consultants will not be held liable, nor be responsible to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damage caused, or alleged to be caused, directly or indirectly by the use, application or reliance upon any information contained in these courses, trainings, emails, services provided or website (


All therapists, NGO workers and others trained by Scaling Up, LLC, as well as any person receiving services from a person trained by Scaling Up or contracting with Scaling Up agree that Scaling Up and Kelly Smyth-Dent are not legally liable or responsible for the actions of these persons. All people trained by Scaling Up or providing services through a contract with Scaling Up are legally liable and responsible for their actions and services provided under their own individual and business malpractice and professional liability insurance. Scaling Up will not be held responsible for the services provided and actions of individuals. 

Copyright Protection

All rights reserved. and all information, emails, trainings and courses included may not be reproduced in whole or part, stored, posted on the internet, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or other, without written permission from the creator of this program, Kelly Smyth-Dent, at

Photo, Video and Comment Consent

To make this Training community-based and more available to therapists around the U.S. and the world, we are going to allow speakers and participants to engage in a chat during the live presentations and throughout the Facebook group discussion boards. This means that any comments made, photos or videos posted by participants in these formats will be open to the public to read. Additionally, Scaling Up LLC may use screenshots and quotes from some participants as testimonials for future Trainings. It is crucial that all participants are respectful and follow the rules designated int he Facebook group. If the rules are not respected, then Kelly Smyth-Dent and Scaling Up LLC reserve the right to remove someone from the group and community forum spaces.​

Course Material Access 

You will have access to all course materials 1 year after purchasing an extended access package. After 1 year, you will have the be given the option to re-purchase the course materials. ​​

Please know that when you check the box indicating that you read, understand, and accept the Participation Disclaimer and Waiver before registering for the training, you are ensuring that you understand and ensure that you agree to all of the policies in this waiver. Thank you!