Foundation Courses at Emory - APA Approved Sponsor

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American Psychological Association Approved Sponsor


The Eight-Week and Weekend Intensive CBCT® Foundation Courses are co-sponsored by the Emory University School of Medicine and the Center for Contemplative Science & Compassion-Based Ethics at Emory University.   The Emory University School of Medicine is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.   The Emory University School of Medicine maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Accuracy and Utility:  All materials presented will be grounded in peer-reviewed scholarship, and when possible, based on empirical data.   CBCT® is taught via constructivist pedagogy that puts the process of learning into the hands of the learner as much as possible, thereby supporting adult learners in a developmentally appropriate manner. 

Level of programming: Both the Eight-Week and Weekend Intensive CBCT® Foundation Courses are introductory level programing, as defined by the APA.

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The CBCT® program includes a growing number of certified instructors and is regularly expanding its programming and research areas. We welcome offers of support and ideas for new applications or populations who may benefit from learning the core CBCT® concepts and skills. Please contact Cynthia Johnson for all inquiries, / 404.727.7446.