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Scholarships Available – Earn up to 25 FREE CEUs!

If you are a mental health professional interested in earning up to 25 FREE continuing education hours in Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy here’s your opportunity!
In July and August of 2017 the Mindful Ecotherapy Center will be hosting a series of four seminars on Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy. We currently have 6 openings for volunteer assistants to help out with the seminars. Volunteers will have light duties like distributing handouts, assisting with activities, and otherwise assisting the facilitator. All volunteers receive free continuing education credit for any seminars in which they assist, as well as a free copy of the Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy Workbook.

Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy (MBE) is a blending of Mindfulness and Ecopsychology.
MBE is used as a framework for helping individuals and families to find deeper connections in their own lives, and to give more meaning and enjoyment to the activities of daily living. By re-integrating ourselves with nature, we are able to tap into nature’s healing power and to heal the earth as we heal ourselves.

The Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy Workbook and the Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy Workshop series were developed by Charlton Hall, LMFT/S, RPT-S, CHt as a 12-week program to help individuals re-connect with the healing power of nature. This four-part training for Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy for mental health professionals teaches you all the basic skills you need to facilitate the 12-session Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy (MBE) workshops. It is the central component of the MBE Facilitator Training Program for certification in Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy.

SCHEDULE

Part A
Saturday, July 15 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Mindful Ecotherapy Center

Part B
Saturday, July 29 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Mindful Ecotherapy Center

Part C
Saturday, August 12 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

Part D
Saturday, August 26 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

The first two of the four sessions in this training (Part A and Part B) will be held in the Mindful Ecotherapy Center at 12 Pelham Road, Suite B, Greenville SC for classroom instruction. The second two sessions (Part C and Part D) will be held at the Bald Rock Heritage Preserve near Caesar’s Head State Park in upstate South Carolina. The course will be taught on four Saturdays in July and August. Each of these four sessions is a stand-alone CEU opportunity offering 6.25 hours of continuing education for a total of 25 hours of education. Certificates of completion good for 6.25 hours will be awarded at each session. You do not have to attend all four seminars in order to get credit for any of the seminars.

Click here for details about the seminars

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Volunteers will be required to work a maximum of 2 hours per seminar. Most of the volunteer duties involve setting up and tearing down after each seminar, including carrying supplies and equipment to and from the site. No heavy lifting is involved.

Each volunteer scholarship recipient receives a Certificate of Completion good for 6.25 hours of continuing education credit for each seminar in which they assist. There are four seminars in the series. If you volunteer to assist at all four you will receive credit for 25 hours of continuing education. Please specify in your scholarship application how many seminars you wish to attend.

To apply for a scholarship, please complete the application below