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.

Courses by Category - All Courses are FREE to PreviewSkip Navigation Links.
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>7/9/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and the Arts</strong>7/9/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and the Arts
Expand <strong>7/9/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and Photography</strong>7/9/2016 | Living Breath by Breath: Psychology and Photography
Expand <strong>7/9/2016 | Tracking Spirit in the Birth Environment</strong>7/9/2016 | Tracking Spirit in the Birth Environment
Expand <strong>7/16/2016 | The Way of Transitions, the Healing of Grief (Contemplative Caregiver Course, term 2)</strong>7/16/2016 | The Way of Transitions, the Healing of Grief (Contemplative Caregiver Course, term 2)
Expand <strong>7/21/2016 | Introduction to Buddhist Psychology (teleclass)</strong>7/21/2016 | Introduction to Buddhist Psychology (teleclass)
Expand <strong>7/23/2016 | Advanced Applied Shamanism Review</strong>7/23/2016 | Advanced Applied Shamanism Review
Expand <strong>7/23/2016 | Meeting Trauma and Finding Balance:  A Somatic Approach to Spiritual Practice</strong>7/23/2016 | Meeting Trauma and Finding Balance: A Somatic Approach to Spiritual Practice
Expand <strong>7/25/2016 | Integrative Cognitive Behavioral Therapy</strong>7/25/2016 | Integrative Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Expand <strong>7/26/2016 | Integrative Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy</strong>7/26/2016 | Integrative Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Expand <strong>7/27/2016 |  Evolving Structural-Strategic Family Therapy (ESSFT) </strong>7/27/2016 | Evolving Structural-Strategic Family Therapy (ESSFT)
Expand <strong>7/28/2016 | An Introduction to Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)</strong>7/28/2016 | An Introduction to Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
Expand <strong>7/29/2016 | An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing</strong>7/29/2016 | An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Expand <strong>7/29/2016 | Creative Techniques in Child Therapy</strong>7/29/2016 | Creative Techniques in Child Therapy
Expand <strong>7/29/2016 | Assessment and Treatment of ADHD in Adults and Adolescents </strong>7/29/2016 | Assessment and Treatment of ADHD in Adults and Adolescents
Expand <strong>8/8/2016 | Depth Hypnosis Foundation Course</strong>8/8/2016 | Depth Hypnosis Foundation Course
Expand <strong>8/14/2016 | Transforming Depression and Anxiety: A Path of Skillful Compassion</strong>8/14/2016 | Transforming Depression and Anxiety: A Path of Skillful Compassion
Expand <strong>8/14/2016 | Transforming Depression and Anxiety: A Path of Skillful Compassion</strong>8/14/2016 | Transforming Depression and Anxiety: A Path of Skillful Compassion
Expand <strong>8/14/2016 | Transforming Depression and Anxiety: A Path of Skillful Compassion</strong>8/14/2016 | Transforming Depression and Anxiety: A Path of Skillful Compassion
Expand <strong>8/18/2016 | Introduction to Shamanism (Teleclass)</strong>8/18/2016 | Introduction to Shamanism (Teleclass)
Expand <strong>8/19/2016 | Cultivating Emotional Balance</strong>8/19/2016 | Cultivating Emotional Balance
Expand <strong>8/19/2016 | Anxiety, Depression and Addiction: Buddhist Psychological Insights for Mental and Spiritual Health in the Modern World</strong>8/19/2016 | Anxiety, Depression and Addiction: Buddhist Psychological Insights for Mental and Spiritual Health in the Modern World
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>9/10/2016 | 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>9/17/2016 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Relationship and Karma</strong>9/24/2016 | Relationship and Karma
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>10/20/2016 | Relationship and Power (Teleclass)</strong>10/20/2016 | Relationship and Power (Teleclass)
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 | 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 | 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>11/11/2016 | Worlds Beyond Death</strong>11/11/2016 | 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>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

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