Regardless of the type of class schedule below, there are 16 school days over the school year. Each day is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., including lunch and two breaks.
Also regardless of the type of schedule, students are assigned study modules between each class session and for ongoing students, between each year of study during summer break. Classes are not held during the summer following First and Second Year classes, allowing time for integration of work, travel, and personal and family time.
The study modules require completion of assigned text readings and homework questions, often of an introspective nature involving inner processing and meditation. Homework assignments are submitted to SPHS faculty one week prior to each class session. For students in Second and Third Years, modules also require interaction with practice clients, practice exercises and healing write-ups.
Schedule 1: Eight Sessions Per School Year
(This schedule is for Second Year students from September 2018 through May 2019)
A class session occurs one weekend (Saturday and Sunday) per month for eight months:
Note: There is no session in December due to the winter holiday season.
Schedule 2: Four Sessions Per School Year
(This schedule is for Third Year students from September 2018 through June 2019)
A class session, comprised of four consecutive days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday) equivalent to two weekends of Schedule 1 above, occurs four times a year in: