Canceled – Capacitar – Training in Healing and Transformation: Multicultural Wellness Education – Module 1

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Friday 9/7/2018 - Sunday 9/9/2018
4:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Program Leader
Pat Cane

Training in Healing and Transformation: Multicultural Wellness Education is a four part, one-year program presented by Capacitar International, an international training organization with over 26 years experience. Facilitated by Patricia Cane, PhD, Founder/Director of Capacitar International.

KEY FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM: Integrates spirituality, body wisdom practices with a research-based focus resulting in an experience that is truly holistic, incorporating body, mind and spirit. Adapts to all age groups and different levels of physical and mental ability. Designed so that those who learn the practices will pass this learning on to others who, in turn, will share it with even more people. Empowers individuals to actively participate in their own healing processes by regaining and maintaining balance of body, mind and spirit energy.

The program focuses on developing personal and community vision and skills for those who are working in outreach services, in the healing professions, as well as in education, ministry, psychology, social work, spirituality and volunteer work. This intensive program of 4 weekend sessions over a year uses rigorous curriculum with practicum and qualifies for 60 CEUs for MFTs, LCSWs, psychologists and nurses (see below).

Professionals or volunteers serving individuals or groups in need of healing due to poverty, physical or mental illness, abuse, trauma or violence will find this training invaluable. The healing, education, ministry, psychology, social work and spirituality practitioners are able to apply the lessons of the training immediately to the populations with whom they work. Participants will learn to teach and apply wellness modalities including Tai Chi movement meditation, breathing practices, simple massage practices, polarity, visualization, energy exercises, active listening, chakra theory and exercises, and acupressure protocols.

An internship in a setting of the participant’s choosing is a requirement for certification and will be discussed with each applicant.

This is Module 1 of the four part series. Module 2 will be held – December 7 – 9, 2018, Module 3 – March 15 – 17, 2019, Module 4 – June 28 – 30, 2019. Participants are expected to attend all 4 modules of this certificate series. Each Module is $450, the series over the year is $1800. Payment will be required prior to each session. In addition to a non-refundable application fee of $25, a non-refundable $200 deposit ($50 per module) is required when registering for the first module. Therefore, the cost for the first module is $625 total for residential ($450 residential fee, plus $150 in non-refundable deposits for the remaining three modules, plus $25 non-refundable application fee), or $525 total for commuter ($350 commuter fee, plus $150 in non-refundable deposits for the remaining three modules, plus $25 non-refundable application fee).  The remaining modules will then cost $400 residential or $300 commuter. A limited number of partial scholarships may be available.

Please email  La Casa for an application – email – [email protected] Once your application is received, an interview will be scheduled with you prior to admission.

CAPACITAR, Inc. ( ) is a non-profit organization based in Santa Cruz, California with a vision to bring peace, healing and wholeness to our world. Capacitar is a Spanish word meaning to empower, to encourage, to bring one another to life. Program Leader, Patricia Mathes Cane, PhD, is Founder and Co-Director of Capacitar and has taught more than 700 bilingual workshops on wellness to thousands of participants in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa.

For this program -CE credits for psychologists are provided by the Spiritual Competency Resource Center (SCRC) which is co-sponsoring this program. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for LCSW, LPCC, LEP, and LMFT license renewal for programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association.  LCSWs and MFTs from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board for approval.  SCRC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP16887) for licensed nurses in California.

For questions about receiving your Certificate of Attendance, contact  Mary Ann Paxton at La Casa de Maria, [email protected]  For questions about CE, visit or contact David Lukoff, PhD at [email protected].

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