Transformational Ecopsychology – Required Coursework
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- Transformational Ecopsychology – Required Coursework
- Transformational learning
- Indigenous healing traditions
- Wilderness rites of passage
- Vision Quest
- Medicine traditions of the Peruvian Andes
- Medicine traditions of North American tribal cultures
- Shamanic techniques
- Medicine wheel as a map for healing
- The way of council
- Self-generated ceremony
- Rites of passage/vision quest
Leadership skills in rites of passage/vision quest can be acquired by co-leading a vision quest with the program director, Carol Parker, PhD., LPCC.Achieving Certification:
A total of 200 hours in the training and classroom modules is required for the certificate in Transformational Ecopsychology. A ten-day Vison Quest is required for the program and there are additional courses offered during the year that fulfill the remaining requirements.
- Earth Based Healing Practices
- Eco Therapeutic Facilitation Skills
- Medicine Wheel as a Map for Healing
- Shamanic Techniques and Practices
TEP courses will be designated in the quarterly course schedule and are 20 or 30 contact hours. A certificate program student may also take one ecopsychology course from the distance learning program to earn hours toward their certificate. TEP students are also required to complete First Aid/CPR training or already be certified. This training is not offered at SWC but can be taken at Santa Fe Community College or another certifying agency.
Enrollment in the Certificate Program is not required for participation in a particular TEP class. Students may attend up to 3 courses in the program prior to submitting an application.