Healing Touch Program is a course of study toward a certificate of completion in Healing Touch (HT) which incorporates a variety of basic to advanced healing modalities. The program is sequenced in 6 levels allowing participants to move from beginner to advanced practitioner, expert and instructor. Certification as a Healing Touch practitioner and instructor is available on application following completion of course work and additional requirements. Healing Touch is endorsed by the American and Candian Holistic Nurses Association. Practitioners and instructors are certified through an independent certification process.
Healing Touch Program is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's COA. Healing Touch Program is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education provider under Category A. Provider Number 150588-00.
Level 1 begins with 16 continuing education contact hours of instruction (nurses and massage therapists), allowing persons with varying backgrounds to enter, acknowledge their previous learning, and to further develop concepts and skills in energy-based therapy. A strong commitment to personal growth is required. You must attend both days to receive credit. The participant will learn how to:
Describe the human energy system relationship to physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health.
Discuss energy principles basic to Healing Touch.
Assess the energy field and energy centers.
Identify a basic Healing Touch sequence.
Demonstrate specific intervention techniques used in Healing Touch.
Discuss applications of Healing Touch in personal and professional practice.
Level I Course Content
Energy system concepts related to health
Basics of the energy system, energy field and energy centers
Location and function of the chakras
Assessment of the enrgy field and energy centers
Meditation for centering and maintaining energetic flow
Principles and practice of Healing Touch
Selected intervention techniques: Basic Healing Touch Sequence, Magnetic Passes, Magnetic Clearing, Chakra Connection (1-on-1, 2-on-1, self), Headache Techniques (tension, migraine, sinus), Ultra Sound, Laser, Chakra Spread, Scudder (optional), Mind-clearing (optional)
Principles of self-healing
Personal development as a healer
Legal and professional aspects of touch therapies
Healing Touch is a nursing based continuing education program for registered nurses, physicians, body therapists, counselors, psycho-therapists, other health professionals, and individuals desiring an in-depth understanding and practice of healing work using energy based concepts.
$335 - Early bird (save $30) - No additional discounts are available with early bird pricing
$328 - UNM/UNMH/UNMMG employees (10% discount)
$365 - Regular
$340 - HTPA or AHNA Member
$255 - Student
$255 - Repeat participants
This course is eligible for UNM Tuition Remission under Professional Development. If you would like more information regarding the class, e-mail Barb Welcer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Register here under Holistic Health-Center for Life.
February 4 & 5; 8:00 AM-6:00 PM - Early bird registration deadline: postmarked by January 29, 2016
February 6 & 7; 8:00 AM-6:00 PM - Early bird registration deadline: postmarked by January 29, 2016
April 25 & 26; 8:00 AM-6:00 PM - Early bird registration deadline: postmarked by March 25, 2016
July 30 & 31; 8:00 AM-6:00 PM - Early bird registration deadline: postmarked by July 15, 2016
September 24 & 25; 8:00 AM-6:00 PM - Early bird registration deadline: postmarked by September 9, 2016 - CANCELED
November 5 & 6; 8:00 AM-6:00 PM - Early bird registration deadline: postmarked by October 21, 2016
Barbara Welcer, RN, BAS, HNC, CHTP/I has practiced nursing in a variety of healthcare settings. Her philosophy on health and healing is based on the concepts of wholeness, recognizing the interconnectedness of the body, mind, spirit, and emotion. She has received certification in Holistic Nursing from the American Holistic Nurses Association and is also certified through Healing Touch International as both a practitioner and instructor. Barb is dedicated to promoting the merits of energy work and holistic principles through teaching, research and practice. She specializes in Reiki, Healing Touch and holistic nursing interventions, teaching classes on self-care, stress management, imagery, and breath work.