January 2017 CCT Course with option to participate in a leadership study


DATES and TIMES: Nine Wednesdays, January 11 – March 15, 2017 6:30 to 8:30 pm (no class on January 25). This course has an additional meeting than the usual 8-week course to accommodate time to introduce the research study and to provide an introduction to the meditations.

FEE: $325 – if you register before Dec. 7th (a $70 discount if you registered for this course at Stanford University).
$350 – if you register on or after Dec. 7th (a $45 discount if you registered for this course at Stanford University). If you need financial assistance, please inquire – no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Payment can be made via PayPal below. Payment is required to secure and complete your registration and is due no later than January 6, 2017.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Please read more detailed information about this course. You are expected to practice a daily recorded meditation (15-30 min. daily) along with weekly assigned daily life practices throughout the course. Each week’s recordings of the guided meditations and supplemental materials are provided online. It is highly recommended that you miss no more than one class as this is a sequential course that builds from each successive week.

PARTICIPATE IN A SPECIAL COMPASSIONATE LEADER RESEARCH STUDY: Mindfulness-based meditation practices have been shown to improve employee well-being, workplace attention, engagement, and general happiness. More advanced contemplative practices, like Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT), are hypothesized to improve areas of social and emotional intelligence including; leader self-awareness, decision making, situational awareness, strategic planning, pro-social compassionate and empathetic behavior, and multi-cultural and interpersonal communication (see Harvard Business Review, Jun 2016). A study is being conducted as part of an Industrial and Organizational Psychology Ph.D. dissertation exploring the effect of Stanford University’s contemplative CCT training on self-awareness and overall EI in a population of organizational leaders. If you are interested in this study, you can read more in these two documents: Compassionate Leader Study: Overview for Businesses and Compassionate Leader Study: Business Outcomes. Detailed information about eligibility will be given at the first class meeting.

CEs: 16 CEs are available for Psychologists, LCSWs, MFTs and Nurses – an additional fee of $35 is required for administration costs. Please indicate if you wish to receive CEs on the registration form. You must attend ALL classes to receive the CEs.

REGISTRATION: Registration is NOW OPEN until the class is full – class size is limited. If there is demand, a second class may be offered on a different day of the week.

Students must understand and agree to the waiver and cancellation/refund policy in order to register for and be allowed to attend CCT courses.

TO REGISTER, please fill out the form below, then click on the submit button.

After you’ve submitted your registration form, use the button below to make an online payment via PayPal to secure your place in the class or please send a check to the address below. NOTE: No refunds will be made less than 3 business days prior to the first class. There is a $75 processing fee for any refund request less than 2 weeks prior to the first class. You may also send a check to:

Lori Wong
P.O. Box 579564
Modesto, CA 95357

When you click on the PayPal button below, you will be taken to the PayPal website to complete your payment. Please enter the amount to pay for the course: $325 before Dec. 7th, $350 if you register on or after Dec. 7th. If you are requesting CEs, please add a $35 administrative fee to the course fee (total amount of $360 before Dec. 1st, $385 on Dec. 1st or after).

When payment has been received, you will receive a receipt by email. Thank you!

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