Capacitar – Training in Healing and Transformation: Multicultural Wellness Education – Module 4

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Friday 12/9/2016 - Sunday 12/11/2016
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.

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 4 of the four part series.  Each module is $425, the series over the year is $1700. Payment will be required prior to each module. In addition to an application fee of $25, a single non-refundable $200 deposit ($50 per module) is required when registering for the first module.  If the participant joined this series with the first module, then the cost for the third module is $375 total for residential ($425 residential fee, minus the $50 deposit already paid) , or $275 total for commuter ($325 commuter fee, minus the $50 deposit already paid).   A limited number of partial scholarships may be available.

If you are interested in the upcoming 2017 Capacitar training series, you may call or email Peggy at La Casa for an application – email – [email protected] – 805-456-4220. Once your application is received, an interview will be scheduled with you prior to admission. Three introductory sessions are also scheduled: two in English (October 22, 2016 and January 28, 2017), and one in Spanish (January 21, 2017). Registration for these events can be done from the Program Calendar page.

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 the 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 Carribean, and Africa.

For this program: CEs for psychologists are provided by the Spiritual Competency Resource Center (SCRC) which is co-sponsoring this program. SCRC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. SCRC maintains responsibility for the program and its content. SCRC is a California Board of Registered Nursing Provider (BRN Provider CEP11909). California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for license renewal by LCSWs and MFTs for programs from approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association.   For questions about CEs visit or contact David Lukoff, PhD at [email protected]

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