This year-long program provides training, support, internship, and supervision, to those who want to teach these practices to the communities with whom you work. Successful completion of this program provides a Mindfulness Facilitator Certificate of Completion. After obtaining the Practitioners Certificate of Completion you will engage in the Mindful Facilitators Program. Radhule and Michael will be joined periodically by guest teachers providing a greater variety of information and skills. In addition to the following in-person tr oaining, you will be supported with online support contains teachings, readings, and guided meditations. This additional training will include group supervision and internship experience. To complete this training, students will participate in a silent retreat.
Group Meetings and Practice Sessions: Group training sessions. Minimum attendance is 7 classes.
Saturday, July 21 – 10 – 6 pm (lunch included) Saturday August 11 – 3-5:00 pm Saturday, August 25 – 3-5:00 Saturday, September 22 – 3-5:00 Saturday, October 20 – 3-5:00 Saturday November 17 – 3-5:00 Saturday December 15 – 3-5:00
Weekly Dharma Sitting: Attendance at a One Dharma Sangha, or a sangha of your choice, once a week for the duration.
Mentorship: A monthly phone call or meeting with a teacher to check in about the program, report about your experiences and challenges in offering spiritual care, and to explore your Dharma practice in relation to the work you are doing.
Weekly on-line Meeting: Additional support will be provided with a weekly call-in group with a teacher (upon availability).
Internship: You will engage in a practicum where you initiate a mindfulness class with a minimum of 1 hour per week, in the venue of your choosing to share and demonstrate your growing skill set. Students should begin researching volunteer options.
Retreat: A mandatory 5 Night Mindfulness Meditation Retreat from December 4 - 9, 2018 at Mount Calvary Monastery that will be held in silence providing the experience of extended silence and additional practice as a teacher. An additional voluntary weekend retreat is also available in August for additional practice or make-up for missed times.
Fees: The cost for the Facilitator Training is $800.00
Deposit: $200 due by June 22
Payment 1: $400.00 due by August 11
Payment 2: $200.00 due by September 22
Retreat Cost: $740.00 (Discoumnted for Facilitator students from $920.00)
Non-refundable Deposit: $200.00 due by October 13
Balance: $540.00 due by November 24
The cost of the Retreat is discounted for Facilitator students. Scholarships will not be offered for the retreat. Guaranteed Single Room with shared bath is an additional $230.00.
16 CE hours will be provided for psychologists, registered nurses, MFTs and LCSWs. Credit is only given for classroom time - minimum of 16 hours must be obtained to receive credit. Retreat will offer separate CE opportunity. The fee is $50 for CE processing.
Credit is awarded for instructional time only and does not include extended silent sitting or walking meditation, meals, yoga, breaks, or work periods. Please see information regarding CE credits on the Continuing Education page at Continuing Education.
Registration for the 2018 Program is now CLOSED We will be offering this program again in 2020