ONLINE CEU (Continuing Education Units) Courses

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Morita Therapy from Japan:
The Psychology of Action and Attention
An Online CEU Course
sponsored by the ToDo Institute

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When: Registration for this course is now open.

Where: online course

Cost: $30 for 3 CEU credits

Once the ToDo institute has received your registration it can take up to 48 business hours to send your course access information.

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"Give up on yourself. Begin taking action now, while being neurotic or imperfect, or a procrastinator or unhealthy or lazy or any other label by which you inaccurately describe yourself. Go ahead and be the best imperfect person you can be and get started on those things you want to accomplish before you die." -- Shoma Morita, MD

One of life’s great challenges is narrowing the gap between words and action.  For those in the helping professions, it is common to encounter clients who have difficulty changing habits and taking essential steps towards the accomplishment of meaningful goals.

Morita Therapy is a method of Japanese counseling that Japanese artwork to compliment Japananese psychology trainingemphasizes purposeful action and self-discipline.  Rooted in the psychological principles of Zen, it emphasizes self-development rather than symptom reduction.  It offers a framework for a natural approach to mental wellness.

This innovative approach to mental health is educational in nature, providing clients with principles and practices that will help them to accept and cope with unpleasant feeling states, while moving forward with purpose and attention.  Self-focused attention is often associated with psychological suffering.  With the support of these unique strategies, clients learn to shift attention to constructive and controllable action rather than rumination, blame and self-preoccupation. 

This course will focus on the following themes:


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How it Works

All materials for this course will be available online through a course website.  This is a self-directed course and as such provides you with maximum flexibility.  You can do the readings at your own convenience and complete the online exam whenever you are ready.  (The exam can be completed as often as necessary).  Once you have passed the exam, you will receive a certificate awarding three CEU's from the ToDo Institute. 

Continuing Education CEUs Approval

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Provider # 886553369) for 3 CEU hours.

If you are not a US social worker but still wish to take the course for your own personal edification, you may do so, (no certificate).

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Course participants are responsible for verification of acceptance of our ceu continuing education courses with their licensing board.

Contact us for further information or to register:  
Phone: 802-453-4440 / 800-950-6034

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