Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals

SCRC is an approved
CE provider for 3 accreditation agencies:

  • American Psychological Association: Spiritual Competency Resource Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for its programs and their content.
  • California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for license renewal by LCSWs and MFTs for programs from CE approved sponsors of the American Psychological Association. LCSWs and MFTs from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board for approval.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP10318) for licensed nurses in California through the cosponsorship of the Institute of Noetic Sciences

SCRC Introduction:

The Spiritual Competency Resource Center provides access to online resources that enhance the cultural sensitivity of mental health professionals. Spirituality is now accepted as an important component of cultural competence for mental health professionals. These resources include online courses, audio-visual resources, and articles.

Questions? Contact founder and instructor David Lukoff, PhD by email or
call (707) 763-3576.

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Expand <strong>Forgiveness Courses</strong> - 5 coursesForgiveness Courses - 5 courses
Expand <strong>Mindfulness Courses</strong> - 12 coursesMindfulness Courses - 12 courses
Expand <strong>Psychedelics and Mental Health Courses</strong> - 20 coursesPsychedelics and Mental Health Courses - 20 courses
Expand <strong>Self-Compassion Courses</strong> - 4 coursesSelf-Compassion Courses - 4 courses
Expand <strong>Spiritually Oriented Interventions Courses</strong> - 6 coursesSpiritually Oriented Interventions Courses - 6 courses

Maps co-sponsored CoursesNew! Co-sponsored Courses with MAPS based on videos from the Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century conference (open category below)

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Featured Video:

This video presents the background and research for the DSM-IV-TR and also DSM-5 category

This video presents the background and research for the DSM-IV-TR category Religious or Spiritual Problem, specifically focusing on Mystical Experiences as a type of spiritual problem that can present as a mental disorder. However if recognized and treated as a spiritual experience, it can benefit the individual and avoid unnecessary use of hospitalization and medication.

Upcoming Live Workshops for CE:

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Expand <strong>9/8/2016 | Applied Buddhist Psychology: Entering the Stream (Teleclass)</strong>9/8/2016 | Applied Buddhist Psychology: Entering the Stream (Teleclass)
Expand <strong>9/9/2016 | 	The Dance of Transference and Countertransference in Trauma Work: Advanced Clinical Training in Action</strong>9/9/2016 | The Dance of Transference and Countertransference in Trauma Work: Advanced Clinical Training in Action
Expand <strong>9/9/2016 | Capacitar: Multicultural Wellness Education in Healing and Transformation - Module 3</strong>9/9/2016 | Capacitar: Multicultural Wellness Education in Healing and Transformation - Module 3
Expand <strong>9/10/2016 | Coming Down to Earth: A Day of Zen Practice for Women</strong>9/10/2016 | Coming Down to Earth: A Day of Zen Practice for Women
Expand <strong>9/10/2016 | Coming Down to Earth: A Day of Zen Practice for Women</strong>9/10/2016 | Coming Down to Earth: A Day of Zen Practice for Women
Expand <strong>9/10/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and Dance</strong>9/10/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and Dance
Expand <strong>9/11/2016 | Meeting Trauma and Finding Balance: A Somatic Approach to Spiritual Practice</strong>9/11/2016 | Meeting Trauma and Finding Balance: A Somatic Approach to Spiritual Practice
Expand <strong>9/12/2016 | Mindful Self-Compassion 8-week course</strong>9/12/2016 | Mindful Self-Compassion 8-week course
Expand <strong>9/16/2016 | Meditation as Medicine: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)</strong>9/16/2016 | Meditation as Medicine: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Expand <strong>9/17/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and Dance</strong>9/17/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and Dance
Expand <strong>9/17/2016 | The Shamanic Journey</strong>9/17/2016 | The Shamanic Journey
Expand <strong>9/18/2016 | Professional Skills Training 2016 -Berkeley, CA  Level One</strong>9/18/2016 | Professional Skills Training 2016 -Berkeley, CA Level One
Expand <strong>9/24/2016 | Compassionate Responses in Difficult Times (Contemplative Caregiver Course, term 3)</strong>9/24/2016 | Compassionate Responses in Difficult Times (Contemplative Caregiver Course, term 3)
Expand <strong>9/24/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and Visual Arts</strong>9/24/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and Visual Arts
Expand <strong>9/24/2016 | Relationship and Karma</strong>9/24/2016 | Relationship and Karma
Expand <strong>9/24/2016 | ACCESSING OUR RESOURCES: A DAY OF PSYCHODRAMA FOR PERSONAL GROWTH AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT               </strong>9/24/2016 | ACCESSING OUR RESOURCES: A DAY OF PSYCHODRAMA FOR PERSONAL GROWTH AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Expand <strong>9/24/2016 | Melting the Shame Freeze: Somatic Techniques to Create Safety and Build Attunement, A workshop for therapists and helping professionals</strong>9/24/2016 | Melting the Shame Freeze: Somatic Techniques to Create Safety and Build Attunement, A workshop for therapists and helping professionals
Expand <strong>10/7/2016 | Shamans and Siddhas: Meeting at the Crossroads of Shamanism and Tantrism</strong>10/7/2016 | Shamans and Siddhas: Meeting at the Crossroads of Shamanism and Tantrism
Expand <strong>10/10/2016 | Special Topics in Applied Shamanism</strong>10/10/2016 | Special Topics in Applied Shamanism
Expand <strong>10/18/2016 | The Shamanic Journey (Teleclass)</strong>10/18/2016 | The Shamanic Journey (Teleclass)
Expand <strong>10/20/2016 | Relationship and Power (Teleclass)</strong>10/20/2016 | Relationship and Power (Teleclass)
Expand <strong>10/20/2016 | STE Basics: Definition, Etiology, Prevalence, and Potential Comorbid Mental Health Issues for Different STEs</strong>10/20/2016 | STE Basics: Definition, Etiology, Prevalence, and Potential Comorbid Mental Health Issues for Different STEs
Expand <strong>10/22/2016 | The Science of Compassion: How and Why We Care (Contemplative Caregiver Course, term 3)</strong>10/22/2016 | The Science of Compassion: How and Why We Care (Contemplative Caregiver Course, term 3)
Expand <strong>10/22/2016 | Power Retrieval and the Middle World</strong>10/22/2016 | Power Retrieval and the Middle World
Expand <strong>10/22/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and Photography</strong>10/22/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and Photography
Expand <strong>11/1/2016 | Transforming Depression and Anxiety: A Path of Skillful Compassion</strong>11/1/2016 | Transforming Depression and Anxiety: A Path of Skillful Compassion
Expand <strong>11/5/2016 | Soul Retrieval and the Guiding of Souls</strong>11/5/2016 | Soul Retrieval and the Guiding of Souls
Expand <strong>11/12/2016 | Worlds Beyond Death</strong>11/12/2016 | Worlds Beyond Death
Expand <strong>11/12/2016 | Self-Care and Self-Compassion in Caregiving (Contemplative Caregiver Course, term 3)</strong>11/12/2016 | Self-Care and Self-Compassion in Caregiving (Contemplative Caregiver Course, term 3)
Expand <strong>11/12/2016 | From Armor to Filter: Helping Children Restructure their Defense Systems Using Dynamic Play Therapy </strong>11/12/2016 | From Armor to Filter: Helping Children Restructure their Defense Systems Using Dynamic Play Therapy
Expand <strong>11/13/2016 | Meeting Trauma and Finding Balance: A Somatic Approach to Spiritual Practice</strong>11/13/2016 | Meeting Trauma and Finding Balance: A Somatic Approach to Spiritual Practice
Expand <strong>12/4/2016 |  Echos from the Heart - an Exploration of your Essential Self through Music and Mindfulness.</strong>12/4/2016 | Echos from the Heart - an Exploration of your Essential Self through Music and Mindfulness.
Expand <strong>12/9/2016 | Mindful Living Programs: Retreats for medical professionals</strong>12/9/2016 | Mindful Living Programs: Retreats for medical professionals
Expand <strong>12/9/2016 | Capacitar: Multicultural Wellness Education in Healing and Transformation - Module 4</strong>12/9/2016 | Capacitar: Multicultural Wellness Education in Healing and Transformation - Module 4
Expand <strong>12/10/2016 | Applied Buddhist Psychology Retreat: Psychology of the Bodhisattva</strong>12/10/2016 | Applied Buddhist Psychology Retreat: Psychology of the Bodhisattva
Expand <strong>12/10/2016 | Love: The Open Door to Big Mind</strong>12/10/2016 | Love: The Open Door to Big Mind
Expand <strong>12/11/2016 | Working with Dreams</strong>12/11/2016 | Working with Dreams
Expand <strong>1/14/2017 | Fundamentals of Integrated Energy Medicine</strong>1/14/2017 | Fundamentals of Integrated Energy Medicine
Expand <strong>1/15/2017 | MEDITATION, BRAINWAVES AND BEING</strong>1/15/2017 | MEDITATION, BRAINWAVES AND BEING
Expand <strong>1/18/2017 | Advanced Depth Hypnosis</strong>1/18/2017 | Advanced Depth Hypnosis
Expand <strong>1/28/2017 | The Shamanic Journey</strong>1/28/2017 | The Shamanic Journey
Expand <strong>2/2/2017 | Applied Buddhist Psychology: The Enlightened Mind (Teleclass)</strong>2/2/2017 | Applied Buddhist Psychology: The Enlightened Mind (Teleclass)
Expand <strong>2/21/2017 | Relationship and Power (Teleclass)</strong>2/21/2017 | Relationship and Power (Teleclass)
Expand <strong>2/25/2017 | Integrated Energy Medicine Immersion Workshop</strong>2/25/2017 | Integrated Energy Medicine Immersion Workshop
Expand <strong>3/11/2017 | Coming to Peace: The Inner Self</strong>3/11/2017 | Coming to Peace: The Inner Self
Expand <strong>3/23/2017 | Embracing the Sacred Feminine</strong>3/23/2017 | Embracing the Sacred Feminine
Expand <strong>4/24/2017 | Depth Hypnosis Foundation Course</strong>4/24/2017 | Depth Hypnosis Foundation Course

Email: david.lukoff@gmail.com   |  Phone: (707) 763-3576.