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Public Offerings at Emory

CBCT® is offered at Emory University in several locations and for a number of different Emory organizations.  Whether you are a member of the general public, a current student or faculty member, or a healthcare practitioner at Emory Healthcare, we hope you can find an opportunity to learn CBCT® at a time that works for you.  (Courses listed here are not for academic credit.  Note that CBCT® for academic credit is available for Emory students through the Registrar’s office.)

CBCT® Summer 2-Day Retreat - ONLINE

Dr. Lobsang Tenzin Negi will lead this year’s Summer Retreat online for two days, open to anyone who has completed the CBCT® course.  Please join us for this opportunity to refresh and deepen your knowledge and practice.

Saturday, June 27 – Sunday, June 28, 2020

9:00am-5:30pm EST (includes two short breaks and one long lunch break)

Cost:  $150 per person

Prerequisite:  Completion of a CBCT® course.  Also, you will need to have access to the Zoom videoconference platform on your computer or phone.

Register by June 22, 2020, via our secure online credit card payment system, please CLICK HERE .  Choose “Other.”

Please note:  The Zoom meeting link and instructions will be sent to registrants during the week of June 22nd.

Future retreat:  A similar retreat will be offered the last weekend in October 2020.

Eight-Week CBCT® Foundation Course

Our next 8-Week course will be held on Wednesday evenings, 7:00pm-9:00 pm, on September 2 – October 28, 2020.

The course will be taught by Prof. Lobsang Tenzin Negi, Executive Director of the CCSCBE.  

Please make sure to read our payment instructions and cancellation policy thoroughly and sign the online liability waiver.

September 2 – October 28, 2020

No class on October 14th

Wednesday evenings
7:00pm-9:00pm

Location

Emory University
1599 Clifton Rd. NE
Room 1.432
Atlanta, GA 30322

Detailed Information

The cost of the course is $395 for the general public; full-time students (age 18+) and full-time Emory employees receive a $100 discount for a rate of $295; and the discounted rate for full-time Emory students and individuals age 65 and over is $195. (Proof of current full-time enrollment in a degree-granting institution is required to receive the student rates.)  We also offer two work-study scholarships each semester. Please contact us for more information.

To be fully registered, you must sign the online liability waiver:

Mandatory Liability Waiver for Fall 2020 – 8-Week Foundation Course

Please note

No refunds will be issued within 7 days of the start of the course.  If registration is cancelled prior to that time, your fee will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee.  We cannot split registrations over multiple courses. No registration is guaranteed until payment is received.

Despite appearances on the payment page,  we are only able to accept Mastercard and Visa; also, if you have problems with the payment system, this is generally due to the security/firewall settings on your computer or network. Please be assured that this is a secure payment system. 

Pay by Credit Card

To register and pay via our secure online credit card payment system, please  CLICK HERE .

Pay by Check

To pay by check, please do NOT register on-line.  Download the following registration form, fill out completely and mail to:

Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics
Attn: CBCT
1599 Clifton Rd. NE
Mailstop 1599-001-1CB
Atlanta, GA  30322

Registration Form for Payment by Check Only


Three-Day Weekend Intensive CBCT® Foundation Course 

Our next Three-Day Weekend CBCT Intensive course will be taught by Prof. Lobsang Tenzin Negi, Executive Director of the CCSCBE, and will be held on September 18-20, 2020.

9:00am-6:00pm on Friday, September 18th
9:00am-6:00pm on Saturday, September 19th
9:00am-5:00pm on Sunday, September 20th

Please make sure to read our payment instructions and cancellation policy thoroughly and sign the online liability waiver.

Location

Drepung Loseling Monastery, Inc.
1781 Dresden Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30319

Detailed Information

Due to popular demand, we also offer an intensive version of the Foundation Course. It is particularly tailored to individuals interested in CBCT® who live outside the Atlanta area and/or who have contemplative or counseling experience. While no prior meditation background is required, participants should be prepared for an immersion experience. This course will cover the same material as the eight-week Foundation Course.

The course meets from 9:00am to 6:00pm on Friday and Saturday and from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Sunday. The fee includes a catered lunch each day as well as tea breaks.  (Times are subject to adjustment.) The cost of the course is $450 for the general public; full-time students (age 18+) and full-time Emory employees receive a $100 discount for a rate of $350, and the discounted rate for full-time Emory students and individuals age 65 and over is $250. Proof of current full-time enrollment in a degree-granting institution is required to receive the student rates. 

To be fully registered, you must sign this online liability waiver:

Mandatory Liability Waiver for Fall 2020 – 3-Day Weekend Intensive Foundation Course

Please note

No refunds will be issued within 7 days of the start of the course.  If registration is cancelled prior to that time, your fee will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee.  We cannot split registrations over multiple courses.  No registration is guaranteed until payment is received. At the discretion of the Center, scholarship assistance for 2-3 people may be extended to those with difficult extenuating circumstances. Please contact us for more information. 

Despite appearances on the payment page, we are only able to accept Mastercard and Visa; also, if you have problems with the payment system, this is generally due to the security/firewall settings on your computer or network. Please be assured that this is a secure payment system.

Pay by Credit Card

To register and pay via our secure on-line credit card payment system, please  CLICK HERE

Pay by Check

To pay by check, please do NOT register online.  Download the following registration form, fill out completely and mail to:

Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics
Attn: CBCT
1599 Clifton Rd. NE
Mailstop 1599-001-1CB
Atlanta, GA  30322

Registration Form for Payment by Check Only


APA Approved Sponsor

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The Three-Day Weekend Intensive CBCT Foundation Course is 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.

Full attendance is required to receive CE credit.  This course will qualify for 20 continuing education credits.  It is not possible to receive partial credit for attending a portion of the course. 

Three-Day Weekend Course Agenda & Objectives

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. 

The Three-Day Weekend Intensive CBCT Foundation Course is an introductory level programing, as defined by the APA.

 


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Those who complete any CBCT Foundation Course or CNE or CME course are entitled to apply for continuing education credits (CEUs, CNE credits or CME credits).  CBCT continuing education credits have been approved in the past for licensed counselors as well as other groups; however, we strongly encourage you to confirm acceptance of the credits with your professional organization’s governing body before enrolling. Continuing education credits require attendance at 8O% of all classes. Upon receipt of the $50 processing fee and successful completion of the course, a letter certifying the award of CEUs will be issued to the individual. For CNE credits and CME credits, please contact us in advance of the course you wish to take.

Psychologists please refer to the APA Approved Sponsor section above for CE credits.

For more information, contact Zipporah Slaughter at zipporah.slaughter@emory.edu.

Get Involved/Contact

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 Zipporah Slaughter for all inquiries, zipporah.slaughter@emory.edu / 404.727.8166.