Outline for the Path of Freedom Online Course

* For the online intro online course, two modules are covered each week. Detailed instructions on deadlines are sent out via email.
**Times listed in parentheses are video length, actual coursework will take longer due to quizzes and discussion posting requirements. 

Module 1
Intro to the Path of Freedom (Time 50:37)

Week One: Background material

  • Intro to the Path of Freedom
  • Intro: Radical Responsibility
  • Intro: Integral Transformative Justice
  • Intro: Comparing Justice Models

 

Module 2
Training the Mind & Facilitation (Time 64:21)

Week One: POF Unit One

  • Teaching Mindfulness in Prisons
  • Working in Correctional Environments
  • Facilitating the POF

 

Module 3
Who Am I? (Time 44:51)

Week Two: POF Unit Two

  • Who Am I?
  • Who Am I? Process
  • Who Am I? Process Debrief
  • Core Beliefs
  • On Basic Goodness

 

Module 4
Change: Outside In/Inside Out (Time 55:05)

Week Two: POF Unit Three

  • Change Intro
  • Change Theory
  • Change Inside/Outside
  • Juan on Change

 

Module 5
Holding Your Seat (Time: 30:35)

Week Three: POF Unit Four

  • Holding Your Seat
  • State Shifting
  • Holding Your Seat Meditation

Module 6
Working with Pain & Anxiety (Time: 55:17)

Week Three: POF Unit Five

  • Working with Pain
  • Pain Meditation
  • Anxiety
  • Practices for Anxiety

 

Module 7
Drama Triangle (Time: 41:20)

Week Four: POF Unit Six

  • Drama Triangle Intro
  • Drama Positions
  • Hooked by Drama
  • Staying Off the Drama Triangle
  • Dennis on Drama

 

Module 8
Radical Responsibility (Time 54:57)

Week Four: POF Unit Seven

  • Radical Responsibility Intro
  • Above the Line/Below the Line Process
  • Above & Below the Line
  • Rebecca & Salim
  • Director’s Cut

 

Module 9
Empowerment (Time: 44:10)

Week Five: POF Unit Eight

  • Empowerment Intro
  • Empowerment
  • Power
  • 12 Choices

 

Module 10
Art of Communication (Time: 46:43)

Week Five: POF Unit Nine

  • Art of Communication Intro
  • Styles of Listening
  • Unskillful Communication
  • Skillful Communication
  • Madrone on Communication

 

Module 11
Transforming Conflict (Time 40:33)

Week Six: POF Unit Ten

  • Transforming Conflict
  • Four Agreements
  • Ladder of Inference
  • Dennis on Conflict & Violence
  • Compassion Meditation

Module 12
Power of Forgiveness (Time: 36:19)

Week Six: POF Unit Eleven

  • Forgiveness Intro
  • Grievances, Unenforceable Rules
  • Luskin: Getting “No,” Wanting “Yes”
  • Self Forgiveness

 

Module 13
Mindfulness in Action (Time: 9:30)

Week Six: POF Unit Twelve

  • Mindfulness in Action & Resources
  • Final Comments

 

* Two modules are completed each week. Detailed instructions on deadlines are sent out via email

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