Level Three - Professional Studies - Practitioner I & Practitioner II
Level Three- Practitioner Studies
The 300 Level is designed for the serious student. It is intended to deepen the student's practice and understanding of Affirmative Prayer and our power to co-create our world. Currently, prerequisites for the 300 level are successful completion and certification of Level One and Level Two (completion of Emerson Essay's and Edinburgh Lecture are two prerequisite Level Two classes required for Practitioner Studies). Level Three consists of 32 weekly classes divided into four terms.
The successful student, upon completion of the Practitioner I and Practitioner II levels, will have completed the necessary requirements to apply for licensing as a Practitioner.
Practitioner I - Living the Principles
TERM 1 – 10 Weeks – How Life Gets To Be The Way It Is
Text: The Science of Mind (1938) – Ernest Holmes, Care of the Soul – Thomas Moore, Practicing the Presence – Joel Goldsmith. This term is based on the Law of Cause and Effect.
TERM 2 – 10 Weeks – Living a Life of Choice
Text: The Principles of Healing – H.B. Jeffrey, Living The Science of Mind – Ernest Holmes, Effective Prayer – Ernest Holmes (if available, booklet). Term 2 is centred around the Creative Process in the Individual.
TERM 3 – 5 Weeks – Living Life Fully
Text: Elegant Choices, Healing Choices – Marsha Sinetar, The Bible. This term is devoted entirely to the expansion of consciousness.
Practitioner II - Life of the Professional Practitioner
TERM 4 – 7 Weeks – Practitioner-Client Relationship Practitioner-Client Session. Professional Skills & Responsibilities.
Text: Will The Real Me Please Stand Up? – John Powell, S.J. and Loretta Brady, M.S.W., The ICSL Practitioner Manual
In this second year, meeting once a month, students learn necessary skills for working with clients; the application of Spiritual Principles in human conditions through expanded use of Affirmative Prayer; the role of service in spiritual community, and the development of the deepening consciousness of a healing presence.