Compassion Week: Center of the Study of Compassion and Altruism (Nov. 10-16 in San Francisco)

Compassion Week: Center of the Study of Compassion and Altruism (Nov. 10-16 in San Francisco)

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Compassion Week is an initiative of the Tenzin Gyatso Institute, Stanford University’s CCARE, The Charter for Compassion and Dignity Health that calls on the City of San Francisco and the State of California to make compassion a guiding principle for their businesses and public services.

The Tenzin Gyatso Institute, Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), The Charter for Compassion and Dignity Health are sponsoring Compassion Week in San Francisco, November 10-16, 2014.

November 10-11, 2014

Science of Compassion 2014

Organized by Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE)

Find out more details here.

Audience: Academics and scientists

The second Science of Compassion academic conference is a gathering of leading experts in the latest research on compassion, altruism, empathy, social connection and service who will discuss their latest scientific findings. The conference will explore the origins of compassion and compassionate action, how compassion can be measured, and how it can be fostered through training.

November 12, 2014

Compassion & Healthcare Conference

Organized by Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE)

Find out more details here.

Audience: Healthcare professionals

With support from Dignity Health, the fifth largest healthcare provider in the U.S., CCARE is proud to present the inaugural Compassion and Healthcare Conference. The purpose is to support a discussion around recent research and innovative practices implementing programs on compassion in the healthcare sector. Participants will include leading research experts in the field and healthcare leaders who have successfully implemented and fostered compassionate action in healthcare systems including hospitals, hospices and clinics.

November 12, 2014

Who Cares? The ECiS Youth Gathering

Organised by the Tenzin Gyatso Institute and Mind with Heart

For details and to register please contact us via email

Audience: Secondary schools and youth groups.

A gathering with leading scientists for young people age 14 to 18.

November 13 – 14, 2014

Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference: Compassion at Work

Organized by the Tenzin Gyatso Institute.

Audience: Professionals from all sectors. Open to all. CEs for LCSWs and MFTs will be offered.

During this third annual conference, world-renowned experts and leaders from neuroscience, education, psychology, technology, health care, education, management and the arts will present the latest research on compassion, tools to cultivate compassion and empathy, and case studies showing how and why these methods can help people in any situation or organization.

November 15, 2014

The Charter for Compassion Day

Organized by the Charter for Compassion

Registerhere

Audience: Open to all

An all-day conference dedicated to the work of the Charter. Highlights will include new approaches to organizing and sustaining city initiatives, the unveiling of a new community building toolbox for city and partners, and keynote speakers focusing on compassion related to the Charters’ sectors (business, education, environment, healthcare, peace, religion/ spirituality/ interfaith, science and research and the arts).

November 15 – 16, 2014

Living Compassionately Retreat

Detailshere

Audience: Open to all

Lastly, this two-day retreat will allow attendees to learn tools and techniques to cultivate compassion and empathy. The first day will be led by Paul Gilbert, Ph.D., a renowned compassion researcher, clinician and the founder of the Compassionate Mind Foundation. Dr. Gilbert developed Compassionate Mind Training (CMT) and Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT). The second day will be led by Monica Hanson, CCARE Senior Instructor of the Stanford Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) Program. She brings years of experience teaching meditation and has taught compassion to thousands of participants. She has also helped to develop and train new instructors for the Stanford CCT Program.

 

All the events take place at the Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA except the Living Compassionately Retreat, which takes place at Stanford University’s Li Ka Shing Center.

Fee reductions are available for participants who take part in more than one event. Please contact each organizer for details.

CEUs are available!

The conference will be qualified to offer CEUs for nurses, including RN’s and LVN’s. For more information, please write usa@spcare.org.

For CEU’s for LCSWs and MFTs, please writeinfo@tenzingyatsoinstitute.org

Register now for the Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference!

November 13-14, San Francisco, USA

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