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Continuing Education Programs
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Kripalu’s Continuing Education programs are led by some of the world’s most accomplished teachers in yoga, self-discovery, and holistic health. Our programs are designed to help individuals integrate and access their greatest powers, skills, and leadership while providing the relevant, proven tools and knowledge applicable in their professional lives. Kripalu’s programs are unique because they are taught in an experiential, immersion environment that supports whole-person learning.
Kripalu currently offers Continuing Education for nurses (NURS), athletic trainers (BOC), social workers (NASW), certified counselors (NBCC), massage therapists (NCBTMB), registered dieticians (RD), psychologists (PSY), physicians (MD/DO), coaches (ICF), and yoga teachers (Yoga Alliance). You are advised to check with your state board of licensure or professional association to determine if a particular program meets their continuing education requirements. Kripalu is not recognized by the state of New York to offer continuing education to massage therapists. If you only require verification of program attendance, a Letter of Attendance (LOA) will meet your needs. With the exception of R&R Retreat, all programs offer LOAs.
BBS: In accordance with the provisions of Division 2 Chapters 13 and 14 of the Business and Professions Code, Kripalu Center of Yoga and Health is approved as a Continuing Education Provider for MFT and LCSW licensure requirements in California through the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Approval No. PCE 4779
BOC: Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for certified athletic trainers. Provider # P3714. All programs offered at Kripalu are at the Essential Level.
ICF: Programs have been approved for Continuing Coaching Education (CCE) units by the International Coach Federation (ICF).
MD/DO: The Berkshire Health Systems designates live educational activities for AMA PRA Category 1 credits(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Massachusetts Medical Society for Continuing Education through the Joint Sponsorship of Berkshire Health Systems and Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. The Berkshire Health Systems is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
NBCC: Kripalu is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events (or programs) that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions (or programs) for which NBCC-approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the catalog and on this web site. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
NCBTMB: Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Provider # 450645-08.
Nursing (CS, NP, RN, LPN): Nursing Continuing Education Credits provided through Berkshire Area Health Education Center (AHEC). This course is designed for Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses, CNA's, and other health care and human service professionals and meets the requirements nursing contact hours as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing - 244 CMR 5.04.
PSY: Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
RD: Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Provider # KC200
SW: Programs have been approved for Category 1 Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons College Schools of Social Work.
YA: Continuing Education credits are granted in accordance with Yoga Alliance standards. See Yogaalliance.org for more information. All hours are contact hours.
Fees There is a $20 charge ($30 for programs starting March 1, 2014, or later) for CECs and a $75 charge for CMEs. This charge is nonrefundable after the last day of your stay. There is a $10 charge for each LOA. For any questions regarding continuing education at Kripalu, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note If you have paid for CME credits and your profession does not qualify, a CME Letter of Attendance will be issued stating that the program you attended qualified for CME credits.
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* All programs offering continuing education for certified counselors through the NASW, are also approved for continuing education credit for MFTs and LCSWs through the BBS.