Albuquerque Schedule (2017 Start)

Karuna Training Basic Cycle Information and Schedule*
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 2017-2019

PHASES 1-3: December 2017 – November 2019. The training includes eleven seminars eight of which are weekends and three week-long retreats. The seminars are scheduled roughly every other month.

FACULTY: Melissa Moore, Susan Chapman, Sandra Ladley, Joachim Sehrbrock, Miriam Hall, Margot Geist

AUDIENCE: Everyone

309 TOTAL TRAINING HOURS: Phase 1 Personal Process: 122 hours; Phase 2 Compassionate Exchange: 96 hours; Phase 3 Engaged Compassion: 91 hours.

CEUs: Karuna Training is in the process of becoming a licensed Continuing Education (CEU) Provider through the CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.) Most states accept California CEU credits.

COST: The full cost for the two-year Karuna Training program is $6750. If paid in advance there is a discount of $800 making the total cost $5950. The program can also be paid for in monthly installments at 282.00 a month for 24 months. Or you can pay for the training in phases. The cost for phase 1 is $2750. The cost for phase 2 is $2100. The cost for phase 3 is $1900. There will be additional costs for food and lodging at the two residential retreats; Seminars 4 and 8, estimates for these costs are available upon request.

TUITION ASSISTANCE: Tuition assistance is available upon request and need. We aspire to make it possible for anyone who has a strong desire to do the Training, please contact Sandra Ladley at sandraladley@yahoo.com

COHORT CAPACITY AND ATTENDANCE: Karuna Training occurs in an ongoing cohort and the class size is limited to 28 students. Students may not enter the cohort after Seminar 2. We expect you to commit to attending all the seminars, and request that you not miss more than two seminars to receive certification.

APPLICATION AND REGISTRATION: You must apply for Karuna Training and be individually interviewed before being accepted into the program. The simple application process is described on our web site at http://www.karunatraining.com We will begin accepting applications for the Albuquerque cycle on June 30. If you have questions, please go to the website or contact Sandra Ladley at. sandraladley@yahoo.com

PHASE 1: Personal Process

Training Days Location Teachers Dates Times
Seminar 1
Confidence in Basic Sanity
4 Day Weekend
1 evening and 3 days
26 hours
ABQ Shambhala Center Melissa Moore & Joachim Sehrbrock December 7 – 10, 2017 Thursday 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Seminar 2
Ego from the Perspective of Contemplative Psychology
Weekend
18 hours
ABQ Shambhala Center Susan Chapman March 23 – 25, 2018

Friday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Seminar 3
Working with Emotions
Weekend
18 hours
ABQ Shambhala Center Sandra Ladley June 1 – 3, 2018

Friday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Seminar 4
Exploration of Energy in Contemplative Psychology
Deepening Week Residential Retreat
7 days and 6 nights
48 hours
Ghost Ranch Melissa Moore August 12 – 18, 2018

Sunday arrival 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Saturday departure after lunch

12 hours of Continuity Groups (arranged regionally) 12 hours TBD
Total Training Hours
Phase 1
122 Hours

PHASE 2: Compassionate Exchange

Training Days Location Teachers Dates Times
Seminar 5
Development of Compassionate Presence
Weekend
18 hours
ABQ Shambhala Center Sandra Ladley November 2-4, 2018

Friday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Seminar 6
Exploration of Energy in Communication
Deepening Week
Non-Residential Retreat
7 days and 6 nights
48 hours
ABQ Shambhala Center Melissa Moore & Joachim Sehrbrock January 26 – Feb 1, 2019

Friday arrival 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Thursday departure after lunch

Seminar 7
Compassionate Presence 2
Weekend
18 hours
ABQ Shambhala Center Melissa Moore March 15 – 17, 2019

Friday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

12 hours of Continuity Groups (arranged regionally) 12 hours TBD
Total Training Hours
Phase 2
96 Hours

Phase 3: Engaged Compassion 

Training Days Location Teachers Dates Times
Seminar 8
Project with Supervision
One Day
8 hours
ABQ Shambhala Center Melissa Moore
Miriam Hall
Margot Geist
May 18, 2019 Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM
Seminar 9
Exploration of Energy in Working with Others
Deepening Week* Residential Retreat
7 days, 6 nights
48 hours
Ghost Ranch Sandra Ladley August 10 – 16, 2019

Saturday arrival 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Friday departure after lunch

Seminar 10
Karuna Project Practicum
5 hours  Working with someone as a compassionate friend On Own Time
Individual Supervision 4 hours
Seminar 11
Graduation and Certification
4 Day Weekend
1 evening and 3 days
26 hours
ABQ Shambhala Center All Faculty November 7 – 10, 2019

Thursday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Total Training Hours
Phase 3
91 Hours
Total Training Hours
309 Hours

 

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