News Release

Published on Thursday, May 21, 2009

Western Technical College’s Business and Industry Services Division is offering the program “Healing Touch” for health care practitioners. Level 1 will be held Friday and Saturday, June 5-6, from 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Level 2 will be Saturday and Sunday, August 7-8, from 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. All sessions meet at the La Crosse campus.

The Healing Touch program at Western is a certification activity that allows health care practitioners to earn up to 35.5 continuing education contact hours. Level 1 begins with 15-18 contact hours of instruction, allowing persons with varying backgrounds to enter, acknowledging their previous learning and to further develop concepts and skills in energy-based therapy. Level 2 is for students who have completed Level 1 and wish to increase breadth and depth in the study of Healing Touch with 15-17.5 contact hours.

Each level includes both instructive and experiential learning in which participants practice and share experiences using energy-based healing techniques. In addition the program encourages the developing practitioner to enhance skills and knowledge through recommended readings and practice sessions. There is also a strong commitment to personal growth and knowledge of holistic health principles.

For details on this and other seminars, visit To register, contact the Business and Industry Services Division at 608.785.9232 or e-mail

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