Advanced Healing of Memories Training

August 11, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Cape Town
South Africa

International Training Course

“Advanced Healing of Memories Training”

Course Leader: Fr. Michael Lapsley

Duration: 11 August – 21 August, 2016 (10 days)

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Language of facilitation: English

Closing date for applications: 25th of July 2016

Course fee:

USD 1,200 (include workshop accommodation,

meals, training material, transport and all excursions

related to the course)

The Institute for the healing of Memories seeks to

contribute to the healing journey of individuals,

communities and nations. Our work is grounded in

the belief that we are all in need of healing because

of what we have done, what we have failed to do,

and what has been done to us.

Specifically the course aims to

introduce participants to:

F acilitating / co- facilitating Healing of Memories

workshops and second phase workshop

T heory and practice of the history of the healing of

memories workshop design and training

Programme includes:

E xploring the philosophy and work of the Institute

of the Healing of memories and national healing


A dvance Healing of Memories workshop skills

training with a focus on listening skills and giving and

receiving feedback.

E xplore themes of restorative justice, healing and

social cohesion.

Visit a local community and explore models of

community healing.


Fr. Michael Lapsley, founding member and Director of

the IHOM will be the lead facilitator on the course.

IHOM facilitators take a participatory approach,

emphasising experiential learning. In addition to the

full-time tutors, resource specialists from external

institutions will conduct sessions on particular topics.


The following applications will be considered:

Applicants who has attended the first and second

phase Healing of Memories workshop.

Applicants who had completed the International

Introduction to the Healing of Memories training

will be considered for the training.

Applicants who had participated in a training of

trainers workshop.


A non-refundable deposit of US$ 500 is required to

secure a place upon acceptance.


Limited funds are available to support those unable

to raise the full fees. Scholarships will be awarded

primarily on the basis of the context the applicant

and their need for such training. Other factors taken

into account include prior experience, diversity of

applicants (age, gender, nationality, experience etc)

and the demonstrated commitment and motivation of


For further information on IHOM and the “Introduction to Healing of Memories” course please contact:

Fr. Michael Lapsley SSM [email protected]

Fatima Swartz [email protected] /

[email protected]


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