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Camphill Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

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The Camphill Impulse I

Location: 
Curative Education Program, Glenmoore, PA; Social Therapy Program, Copake, NY; Soquel, CA; N. Vancouver, BC; and instructor-led individual study at various locations across North America.
Length: 
15 hours (3 days).
Dates: 
May 2005 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain new social principals applied in anthroposophical and Camphill communities and apply these principles more consciously in their life and work.

Instruction: 
This course is offered in a retreat format. Participants explore, in an artistic and humanistic framework, the work in anthroposophic curative education that grows out of a universal impulse of striving for the humanity in each individual and for creating conditions in the social context and in the environment to support and enhance its unfolding. Participants are introduced to innovative social ideals pursued in the anthroposophical movement including the Camphill impulse. Through linking the participants to the roots of this impulse, they take ownership in a different way and their professional work can become more fully effective.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Curative Education, Disability Studies, Special Education, Community Studies, Philosophy, Social Science, Social Therapy, Western Spirituality, and any discipline that could benefit from such a complementary learning experience (9/07) (10/10 revalidation) (11/15 revalidation).

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