Compassion Cultivation Training
CCT is an 8-week course designed to develop the qualities of compassion, empathy, and kindness for oneself and others.
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The course, developed by a team of contemplative scholars, clinical psychologists, and researchers at Stanford University, combines traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.
CCT combines traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research to help you lead a more compassionate life.
Through instruction, daily meditation, mindfulness, and in-class interaction, you can strengthen the qualities of compassion, empathy, and kindness.
Classes meet for a 2-hours, once a week for 8-weeks and daily meditation home-practice is assigned.
Continuing Education Credits
CEs are available for psychologists, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, LMFTs, and nurses.* $50 additional fee.
*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. SCRC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP16887) for licensed nurses in California. 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. For questions about receiving your Certificate of Attendance, contact Compassion Institute, Inc. at [email protected].
For questions about CE, visit www.spiritualcompetency.com or contact David Lukoff, PhD at[email protected]. APA offers reciprocity in Kentucky for Licensed Professional Counselors and Social Workers. Please ask your licensing agency to determine if they can accept CEs from an APA-approved cosponsor.
Thupten Jinpa discusses the positive results arising out of the Stanford Compassion Studies and the Compassion Cultivation Training he developed. Excerpted from a talk given at the Sacred Stream Center in Berkeley, CA.
Thupten Jinpa is the author of "A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives," and English translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama.