Instructor Advanced Level 2 Training, ER Method

About The Course

Do you want to become certified as an Emotional Rescue Instructor? If you have taken the Introduction to ER Method and have completed our Instructor Level 1 Training, you are eligible to register for the Instructor Advanced Level 2 Training, Emotional Rescue Method.

In this advanced, in-depth course, you will have the opportunity to develop skill in facilitating discussions and in presenting the key points of the Emotional Rescue Method. Class sessions will include role plays in which participants will practice applying the Method in different class scenarios. Along the way you will be giving and receiving supportive feedback, as well as deepening your understanding of the ER Community Principles. You will also learn more about the science behind the ER Method.

By completing the Instructor Advanced Level 2 Training, you will be fulfilling an important prerequisite for continuing on the pathway to ER Instructor certification.

Course Goals and Benefits

This course will help you:

  • Develop further emotional resilience skills
  • Cultivate greater mindfulness and awareness
  • Develop skill in listening and facilitating discussion
  • Learn ways to encourage others’ discoveries
  • Learn valuable tools to assess your skills
  • Gain confidence in teaching and facilitation

Emotional Rescue Instructor Courses:

  • Based on the book, Emotional Rescue, by Dzogchen Ponlop
  • Aligned with scientific research on what builds emotional resilience
  • Adapted from authentic Buddhist teachings for working with emotions
  • Taught by certified Emotional Rescue instructors
  • Equally beneficial for new and experienced practitioners
  • Fulfills a prerequisite to become a Certified Instructor

Course Structure

The Instructor Advanced Level 2 Training is designed to help you develop greater resilience through a deeper exploration of the Emotional Rescue Method as it applies to emotions we all experience.

This 7-week course consists of one 2 hour session per week, beginning with an introductory session, for a total of 8 sessions. During the course, you will explore the “Emotions Lab” in class, at home, and out in the world, as well as through your personal journaling.

These 7 weeks will be filled with practice, discussion, and meaningful connections with others who, like you, are committed to transforming difficult emotions into empowering energy, for your own and others’ benefit.

Wednesdays, Sep 14 – Nov 09, 2022

4:30 pm PDT

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Course session recordings are available for 30 days.

Course Instructors

Carlos Ferreyros

Carlos Ferreyros is a native of Lima, Peru, and has lived in the United States for 35 years. A longtime Buddhist practitioner, Carlos is a senior student and meditation instructor under the guidance of Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. As a celebrated communications professional, Carlos has directed brands such as The Disney Channel, FOX, The Wall Street Journal and Reuters, among others. His work won 9 EMMY awards. Carlos is co-founder of Zen, a meditation platform for Spanish speakers. He has taught Emotional Rescue in Mexico, Peru and Brasil. Carlos is passionate about learning, and helping others to discover, the positive benefits of meditation, mindfulness and awareness.

Dana Fulmer, MSEd

Dana Fulmer is a K-12 educational consultant, leadership coach, and instructional designer, specializing in the areas of literacy, social-emotional development, and project-based learning. She has held senior leadership positions in organizations such as the KIPP Foundation and EL Education, and has served as a consultant for global concerns including LEGO Education, the United Arab Emirates, and the Achievement Network. She has practiced meditation and Buddhism since 1985, and has taught meditation to adults and children since 1990.
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