Compassionate Integrity Training Final CIT training manual 11-30 - Page 10

Compa ssionate Integrit y Tr a ining A S e cu l a r Ethic s A ppr oac h to C ulti vat ing Pe rs on al, S o ci al and E n vir on me n tal F lo u r i shing secularized philosophy of universal values which took all human beings, all nations, all cultures and all religions and nonbelievers into account. The CIT Curriculum CIT is based on cutting-edge developments in the fields of Foundational Concepts neuroscience, psychology, trauma-informed care, peace and Series I: Self-Cultivation conflict studies, and contemplative science, and builds off of work done by Daniel Goleman (author of the book 1. Calming Body and Mind Emotional Intelligence) and Peter Senge, initiatives in Social 2. Ethical Mindfulness and Emotional Learning (SEL), and other areas. 2 Its devel- 3. Emotional Awareness opment has been aided by the collaborative work of a team 4. Self-Compassion of experts with both academic and applied backgrounds in these areas. The development of CIT would also not have Series II: Relating to Others been possible if not for a range of other programs and 5. Impartiality and Common Humanity protocols that have been trailblazers in exploring the cultivation of resilience, mindfulness, gratitude, compassion 6. Forgiveness and Gratitude and a recognition of interdepe ndence. These programs 7. Empathic Concern include Cognitively-Based Compassion Training at Emory 8. Compassion University, Compassion Cultivation Training at Stanford University, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, the Series III: Engaging in Systems Trauma Resiliency Model and Community Resiliency 9. Appreciating Interdependence Models of the Trauma Resource Institute, the Ayeka model 10. Engaging with Discernment and the Japanese practice of Naikan. While CIT is a complete training in itself, those who explore these other available methods and protocols will no doubt expand and deepen their understanding of the concepts and practices explored in CIT. CIT begins with the foundational concepts that set the stage for the entire program, and then moves through a series of 10 modules, each focusing on a particular skill. These modules are organized into three series, each corresponding to a domain. Ce n t e r for Compa s sion , I nteg r i t y and S e cu l ar E t hics | L ife Uni ve rsi t y | M ar ie t ta, G e or g i a - 4 -