Healing Beyond Borders: Healing Touch Certification Program, Healing Touch International

Course 1: Foundations of Healing Touch

Foundations of Healing Touch: the first course of study for the Healing Beyond Borders HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program, begins with 18 continuing education contact hours of instruction, allowing persons with varying backgrounds to enter, acknowledge their previous learning and to further develop concepts and skills in energy-based therapy. 

 

Course description: The theoretical concepts that underlie holistic healthcare practices are explored along with how these concepts relate to the core values with guide the practice of Healing Touch. Healing Touch techniques used in the etheric field are acquired along with an understanding of how these techniques interface with the human biofield. 

 

Course Objectives: the learner will be able to...

  1. Explore qualities and self-care needs of a Healing Touch Practitioner.

  2. Discuss the facets of Healing Touch and correlate techniques that support physical, mental, emotional, and/or spiritual healing.

  3. Demonstrate Healing Presence: the ability to remain grounded, present, and heart-centered.

  4. Describe personal perceptions of subtle energy/heart-centeredness.

  5. Apply the Healing Touch Framework to a variety of energy interventions.

  6. Evaluate the seven energy centers (chakras) and related energy layers that surround the body.

  7. Describe rationale with use of specific Healing Touch techniques.

  8. Discuss the Healing Beyond Borders Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice and Scope of Practice required of a beginning Healing Touch student. 

Course 2: Energetic Patterning and Clinical Applications

Energetic Patterning and Clinical Applications is the second course of study for the Healing Beyond Borders HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program that offers 17.5 continuing education contact hours of instruction.  This course is for students who have completed Foundations of Healing Touch and wish to increase breadth and depth in the study of Healing Touch.

Course Description: The skill of completing an intake interview that identifies patterns of behaviors for which Healing Touch techniques may be useful in assisting a patient to re-pattern their energy field is acquired. Healing Touch techniques learned in the foundation course are integrated into applications that assist in re-patterning spinal health. The appreciation of Healing Touch progresses to a deeper level with the acquisition of a technique to assist the patient in expanding their heart energy.

Course Objectives: The learner will be able to...

  1. Demonstrate the ability to remain grounded, present, and heart-centered while working in the energy field.

  2. Conduct an intake interview with a plan toward intervention.

  3. Recognize that previous experiences may have an impact on physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health.

  4. Assess the status of the chakras and biofield.

  5. Document the process of re-patterning and balancing a patient’s biofield.

  6. Apply techniques that support the health and comfort of the back.

  7. Describe how the Healing Beyond Borders Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice and Scope of Practice relate to their developing as a Healing Touch practitioner.

Course 3: Advanced Healer Preparation

Advanced Healer Preparation is the third course of study for the Healing Beyond Borders HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program that offers 17.5 continuing education contact hours of instruction. 

Course Description: Methods of raising one’s energetic vibration are acquired that facilitate the student’s application of techniques that can be utilized with upper layers of the biofield.

Course Objectives: The learner will be able to...

  1. Elevate the personal energy vibration to support upper level work.

  2. Apply clearing, balancing, and energizing techniques to the upper energetic layers.

  3. Deliver in-depth techniques to support spinal health.

  4. Practice an Advanced Healing Session.

  5. Identify how the Healing Beyond Borders Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice and Scope of Practice required of an advancing Healing Touch practitioner relates to their practice.

Course 4: Case Management and Professional Practice

Case Management and Professional Practice is the fourth course of study for the Healing Beyond Borders HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program that offers 25.5 continuing education contact hours of instruction. 

 

Course Description: to align with the responsibilities of professional practice, this course is a practicum in which case management is implemented and multiple Healing Touch sessions are delivered over a period of time.

 

Course Objectives: The learner will be able to...

  1. Apply a meditation (Etheric Vitality) to clear and raise the personal energetic vibration.

  2. Create sequential Healing Touch sessions appropriate to a patient’s presentation.

  3. Explore a variety of methods for practicing Healing Touch.

  4. Work with other health care providers in a professional manner.

  5. Describe the practicum process.

  6. Identify how the Healing Beyond Borders Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice and Scope of Practice required of an advanced Healing Touch practitioner correlates to issues in their practice.

Course 5: Self-Evaluation and Professional Development

Self-Evaluation and Professional Development is the fifth course of study for the Healing Beyond Borders HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program that offers 24 continuing education contact hours of instruction. 

Course Description: completed mentorship activities are reviewed and evaluated to assist the students in identifying activities that can help them to grow in their professional practitioner role.

 

Course Objectives: The learner will be able to...

  1. Analyze personal strengths, challenges and growth opportunities related to the practitioner role.

  2. Evolve in the role from Healing Touch Student to Practitioner.

  3. Review homework for course completion for increased depth of the practice.

  4. Share specific practicum learning to enhance personal and professional growth.

  5. Collaborate in the review of clinical case studies.

  6. Correlate research studies to case situations and choices of treatment.

  7. Present clinical cases to groups of professional care providers.

  8. Incorporate in their professional practice the Healing Beyond Borders Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice and Scope of Practice required of a Healing Touch practitioner.

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​Jeanne Balcom, Jackie Victor and Chantal LeCouteur Morais are instructors of the Healing Beyond Borders (HBB) HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program & have the right to use the intellectual property of HBB HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program Course of Study.  

 

Healing Beyond Borders, Inc. (formerly Healing Touch International, Inc) is a non-profit professional membership and educational organization for Healing Touch. It was established in March 1996, to receive the AHNC Healing Touch Certificate Program and process for HTI Healing Touch Certification of Practitioners (CHTP) and HTI Certification of Instructors (CHTI) from the American Holistic Nurses Association. HBB is responsible for the International Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics for Healing Touch Practitioners. The focus is on research, special interest groups, networking and support  of membership. 

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