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Development of Consciousness

Formerly Retreat II: Development of Consciousness
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.
25 hours (3 days).
January 2005 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion, students will be able to: characterize the historical-cultural development of consciousness; describe the spiritual situation of the present; and outline possibilities for future development.

This retreat explores historical shifts and changes in consciousness through experiential engagement and examination of stories, art, music, architecture, and other forms of cultural expression from various historical periods. This allows participants to appreciate the coexistence of a multiplicity of different forms of consciousness in the present, as well as an imaginative outlook onto the possibilities of future development.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Curative Education, Social Therapy, Philosophy, Cognitive Studies, Consciousness Study, History of Art, Cultural History, Western Spirituality, and any discipline which could benefit from such a complementary learning experience (9/05) (10/10 revalidation) (11/15 revalidation) (10/20 revalidation).