Receive program updates published in the CCARE Newsletter by entering your email address in the “JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER” box at the bottom left of our home page.
PROGRAM UPDATE | November 2017
Are you a Spanish speaker interested in teaching Compassion Cultivation Training in Spanish-speaking communities? Compassion Institute™, in partnership with Nirakara Institute of Madrid, Spain, will be offering the first CCT Teacher Training program in Spanish beginning in September of 2018. Like the English-language Teacher Training, the program will consist of two residential retreats and an online curriculum on the science, philosophy, and pedagogy of compassion. Program faculty will include Thupten Jinpa, the Founding Faculty of the Compassion Institute, as well as experienced Certified Teachers of CCT.
PROGRAM UPDATE | August 2017
Participants in the 2017-18 CCT Teacher Training Program have been chosen. We are grateful for all who applied!
PROGRAM UPDATE | May 2017
CCARE and The Compassion Institute are co-hosting a Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) Teacher Training program beginning in October 2017.
The CCT Teacher Training and Certification is an intensive program that includes two residential retreats (2 and 3 nights each in Los Altos, California), participation in a rich online curriculum, and an 8-week supervised teaching practicum.
Participants will be supported by direct dialogue with all six original authors of the Compassion Cultivation Training, including Thupten Jinpa, Kelly McGonigal, Leah Weiss, Erika Rosenberg, Margaret Cullen, and Monica Hanson, as well as guest lectures from a variety of knowledgeable senior faculty across numerous disciplines.
2017-18 Program at a Glance
Application deadline – June 2, 2017
Retreat dates – October 2-4, 2017, and May 3-6, 2018
Fee – $6,500 (includes $4,500 tuition, $1,100 housing and meals during both residential retreats, and a $900 practicum fee for those invited to continue through the mentored practicum to achieve certification)
More details available in the 2017-18 Program Brochure