Continuing Education Information
You have up to 10 months from the date you purchase the course to get your CEs, CMEs or CNEs. That means you can apply this continuing education for 2018 or 2019 (depending on when you take the test).
18 CE, CME and CNE hours are available for
Drug & alcohol counselors
Purchase separately for $40 in the shopping cart after you order the course.
Overall Course Learning Objectives
As a result of taking this course, participants will understand the scientific rationale and evidence for energy healing approaches. To achieve this broad objective, we have created smaller, more measurable sub-objectives.
- Discuss at least 3 ways that human systems can be discussed in terms of energy and information.
- Describe at least 3 experiments that further the hypothesis that health and wellbeing can be influenced by energy therapies.
- Discuss how perception and the environment shapes cell functioning and biology.
- List at least 3 ways the body responds to energy.
- Describe at least 3 aspects of the biophysics of touch.
- Describe at least two potential parts of the body that may correspond to the acupuncture system.
- Describe at least three aspects of the biofield hypothesis.
- List at least 2 ways to measure the biofield.
- Describe how biophotons can be used to measure energetic healing effects.
- List at least 2 studies showing how energetic healing can be measured in an animal model.
- List at least 3 possible mechanisms that explain the effectiveness of energy psychology approaches.
- Describe the 3 stages of memory reconsolidation and how energy psychology appears to take advantage of it.
- List at least 3 types of psychological problems for which energy psychology has an evidence base of effectiveness.
- Discuss Kuhn’s cycle of paradigm change and how energy healing fits into this cycle.
- List at least 2 studies supporting the effectiveness of biofield therapies.
- Describe at least 3 aspects of quantum biophysics as it relates to energy healing.
- Describe at least 2 experiments that demonstrate mind-matter interaction.
- List at least 2 ways of speaking that undermine scientific discourse.
- List at least 2 ways that experimenters and clinicians ask the same kinds of questions.
- Describe at least 1 thing to say to “Skeptics” who bash the existing data.
- Identify 2 key brain areas associated with intense spiritual or enlightenment experiences.
- Describe at least two positive benefits of meditation.
ACEP is a nationally approved provider for
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB, 1048) National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC, 5868) National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC, 100504)
PLEASE NOTE: The Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) is accredited by many professional organizations to offer Continuing Education credit. Many states enact licensing requirements for continuing education that override the rules of even a national accreditation organization. So, please check with your state Licensing Board or accrediting organization for the latest regulations, especially in regards to online CE. Some states have restrictions on the number of hours you may take online. As state boards meet frequently and revise and/or clarify license requirements regularly we always recommend you check with your state board for the most recent information.
Psychologists: ACEP is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor Continuing Education for Psychologists. Psychologists completing this program receive 18 Continuing Education Hours. ACEP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Social Workers: ACEP, provider #1048, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ACEP maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 2/28/16 - 2/28/19. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 18 continuing education clock hours.
Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Certified Counselors, Licensed Professional Counselors: ACEP is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (5868) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for the SCIENCE OF ENERGY HEALING course. ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
California: ACEP is an approved CE provider by the APA, ASWB and NBCC, all of which are recognized by California Board of Behavioral Sciences to offer CEs for CA-based MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and/or LCSWs.
Florida: ACEP is an approved CE provider FL Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling, Certified Master Social Workers and FL Board of Nursing (CE Provider #50-10765). ACEP is an approved provider for SCIENCE OF ENERGY HEALING (FL CE Broker Tracking #20-50353).
New Jersey Social Workers: The SCIENCE OF ENERGY HEALING is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards - ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #47 Course #1174 from 1/18/2017 to 1/18/2019. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): General social work practice 18.
New York Social Workers & LMFTs: The Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers, #SW-0164 and the State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors, #MHC-0138 and marriage and family therapists, #MFT-0069.
The Institute for Better Health (IBH) is a joint sponsor of this course
This professional distance learning continuing education activity was sponsored by the Institute for Better Health (IBH), PO BOX 5710 Santa Rosa, CA 95402, whose continuing education program has been approved by the organizations listed below, and jointly sponsored by ACEP. Except where otherwise noted, IBH, as the approved sponsor, maintains responsibility for the program.
Nurses: The Institute for Better Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of IBH and ACEP. IBH is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. IBH designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
The Institute for Better Health, Inc. is responsible for the content, quality and scientific integrity of all CE/CME activities certified for credit. When an educational activity is offered for medical (CME), Nursing (UNA-ANCC) and/or Psychology (APA) continuing education credit, participants must be informed as to the source, amount, nature, and disposition of any funding used to support the activity, whether in the form of educational grants, cash contributions, or in-kind contributions. Individuals in a position to influence course content must also disclose whether they have one or more relevant financial relationships with individuals and companies who have a financial interest in activity content. All those in a position to control the content of an education activity are asked to disclose any relevant financial relationships they have with any commercial interest. The following presenters and planners have no relevant financial relationships:
David Feinstein, PhD
Shamini Jain, PhD
James Oschman, PhD
Cassandra Vieten, PhD
Daniel Siegel, MD
Dean Radin, PhD
William Bengston, PhD
Rupert Sheldrake, PhD
Beverly Rubik, PhD
Sheila Patel, MD,
Andrew Newberg, MD
The following speakers/planners have disclosed relevant financial relationships that create a possible conflict of interest. The speakers/planners have agreed to give their presentations in an unbiased manner, and have further agreed to resolve the potential conflicts as described below:
Dawson Church, has disclosed a relevant financial relationship with Energy Psychology Group, Inc as a major stockholder. Dawson agrees that his presentations and other contributions to program content will be completely fair and unbiased, and will mention other healing processes and products during our presentation when appropriate. If possible, he will refer to generics rather than to brand names when mentioning products, equipment, and services, and they will be selected/included on the basis of best available evidence.
Robert Schwarz, has disclosed a relevant financial relationship with Science of Energy Healing as Consultant/Scientific Advisor. Robert agrees that his presentations and other contributions to program content will be completely fair and unbiased, and will mention other healing processes and products during our presentation when appropriate. If possible, he will refer to generics rather than to brand names when mentioning products, equipment, and services, and they will be selected/included on the basis of best available evidence.