Practitioner Program

The Path Marsh EngleScience of Mind™ 300 Series
The Science of Mind™ 300 Series is designed for the serious student of Religious Science. It is intended to deepen the student’s practice and understanding of affirmative prayer and our power to cocreate our world. Currently, prerequisites for the 300 series are successful completion of the SOM100 and 200 courses. SOM 300 consists of 32 weekly classes divided into four terms.

The successful student, upon completion of the 300 Series, will have completed the necessary requirements to apply for licensing as a Practitioner of Religious Science. Please note that completing coursework does not automatically guarantee that a license will be issued. The SOM 350 (Practicum) consists of seven monthly meetings after the completion of 300 with a suggested three month break between the two. Total 18 months.

HOURS: Total of 117 hours including Practicum. This course is not given in units. A student may not complete the SOM 100 Series, 200 Series and SOM 300 in less than 3 academic years.

STUDENT REQUISITES:

  1. Student must hold certificate for SOM 100 and SOM 200. No more than three years may elapse after completion of SOM 100 or 200 and before beginning SOM 300. [9/94]

TUITION: Total tuition is a minimum of: $1250. $1,000 for SOM 300 and $250 SOM 350 (Practicum).
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
ICSLAS will issue a Certificate of Completion upon verification of student’s satisfactory completion of 300 and a Certificate of Completion for 350 and the required 90% attendance of 300 and 100% attendance of 350 . Certificates of Completion must be requested from the ICSLAS within ninety (90) days of the student’s completion of the class, and the form requesting certificates must be received by the ICSLAS at least thirty (30) days prior to graduation. Churches will be charged $25 per Certificate of Completion issued for 300 and $10 for 350, which are included in the tuition.

  • TERM 1 – How Life Gets To Be The Way It Is
  • TERM 2 – Living a Life of Choice
  • TERM 3 – Living Life Fully
  • TERM 4 – Practitioner-Client Relationship & Session, Professional Skills & Responsibilities.
  • SOM 350 – Practicum

TERM 1 – 10 Weeks – How Life Gets To Be The Way It Is
Books Required: The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes; Care of the Soul, Thomas Moore; Practicing the Presence, Joel Goldsmith. Strongly recommended but NOT required: Concordance to the Science of Mind

TERM 2 – 10 Weeks- Living a Life of Choice
Books Required:
The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes; Care of the Soul, Thomas Moore; Practicing the Presence, Joel Goldsmith, The Principles of Healing, H.B. Jeffrey; Living The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes. If available (booklet): Effective Prayer, Ernest Holmes Strongly recommended but NOT required: Concordance to the Science of Mind.

TERM 3 – 5 Weeks – Living Life Fully
Books Required:
The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes; The Principles of Healing, H.B. Jeffrey; Living The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes; Elegant Choices, Healing Choices, Marsha Sinetar. The Bible.

TERM 4 – 7 Weeks- Practitioner-Client Relationship. Practitioner-Client Session. Professional Skills & Responsibilities.
Books Required:
Will The Real Me Please Stand Up? John Powell, S.J. and Loretta Brady, M.S.W. The ICSL Practitioner Manual

SOM 350 – Practicum- 7 Once-per-month Sessions or Meetings.
Books Required:
Return to the One, Brian Hines; Book of choice on death/dying/grieving.

More Information
For more information about classes in the 300 series, or about practitioner education and licensing, please contact the Center office.

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