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Registration opens for levels 2 and 3 of Healing Touch program

June 15, 2012

News editors: For more information or to arrange an interview, contact Jane Hilgedick, UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education, at 715-836-3636 or

EAU CLAIRE — University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension will offer levels 2 and 3 of the "Healing Touch HTI CertificateProgram" from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. July 13-14 at the UW-Eau Claire College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The program is designed for registered nurses, health care professionals, body-oriented therapists, psychotherapists, licensed health care professionals and individuals, and laypeople who desire to study energy therapy.

Healing Touch is a nursing intervention that supports the overall balance and nurturance of body, mind, emotion and spirit.

Healing Touch — Level 2 is for students who have completed Healing Touch Level 1 and wish to increase breadth and depth in the study of Healing Touch. The second level of study in Healing Touch includes an intake interview, back techniques and a one-hour healing sequence. Emphasis is on developing healing sequences for specific client needs. Instructor Dana Spates, CHTP/I, is a Healing Touch practitioner in Paynesville, Minn.

Healing Touch — Level 3 is for students who desire more in-depth skills in Healing Touch and have successfully completed Level 1 and Level 2. This course includes: development of Higher Sense Perception (HSP), sequencing of healing techniques, working with guidance, self-healing and self-development. Instructor Barb Thune Schommer, RN, MS, CHTP, CHTI, is a public health nurse and charter member of Healing Touch International.

The fee to attend each program is $369 per person and includes program materials, beverages and contact hour credits. More information about obtaining contact hour credits is available online.

To register, obtain additional program information or request reasonable accommodations for disabilities, call UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 or 866-893-2423, use the Wisconsin Relay System (711), send email to or visit the Continuing Education website.



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