United States

Capacitar has offered programs in the United States for people of all ages for more than 25 years. It works in collaboration with migrant and refugee services, schools, Head Start programs, spirituality centers, women’s groups, recovery programs, religious congregations, universities and health systems.

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Upcoming Trainings and Workshops

California 2019 – 2020

San Francisco Bay Area:  Oakwood Center, Atherton, California

Program: 2019 Trauma Recovery and Healing 

Dates:  December 6 – 7, 2019 (Friday and Saturday)
In response to the Gilroy and El Paso shootings, a new 2-day stand alone workshop has been designed to specifically address recovery from these type of life threatening experiences.  This will be offered at Oakwood Center in Atherton (northern California).  Please share this info with others who live in the area.  See attached flyer for details.
Please complete the registration form, we will contact you when your registration has been accepted, then you can complete payment at the link below.

You can pay here for the Atherton Training

Contact: Joan Condon, International Trainer   jcondon@igc.org


San Francisco Bay Area: Oakwood Center, Atherton, California

Program:   2020 Training in Healing and Transformation

Our foundational 4-module Training in Healing and Transformation  program will be held on 4 week ends at the Oakwood Center in Atherton, California.   This in-depth program is for professionals or volunteers focused on health and wellness. This is a trainer of trainers model that will help participants share their knowledge with others in their communities.  Those interested in healing, education, psychology, social work, and ministry are able to apply the methods immediately to the populations with whom they work.

Module 1:  March 13 – 14, 2020

Module 2:  June 5 – 6, 2020

Modules 3 & 4 TBA

Contact: Joan Condon, International Trainer    jcondon@igc.org


Los Angeles Area: Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Encino, California

Program:  Refugee Accompaniment: Capacitar Skills for Refugees and Self-Care for Those Who Accompany Them

Dates: December 14 – 15, 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)

This new 2-day training will offer simple healing skills for use with refugees and for self-care for those who accompany them. The program was developed by Capacitar International for work with refugees at the US/Mexico border and in many countries.

Refugee Accomp Flyer Encino

You can pay here for the Refugee Accompaniment Training

Contact: Sheila Grady, Training Coordinator, sgrady@capacitar.org


Los Angeles Area:  Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Encino, California

Program:  2020 Training in Healing and Transformation 

Our foundational 4-module Training in Healing and Transformation  program will be held on 4 week ends at Holy Spirit Retreat Center in 2020.
This in-depth program is for professionals or volunteers focused on health and wellness. This is a trainer of trainers model that will help participants share their knowledge with others in their communities.  Those interested in healing, education, psychology, social work, and ministry are able to apply the methods immediately to the populations with whom they work.

Module 1:  February 8 – 9, 2020

Module 2:  May 16 – 17, 2020

Module 3:  August 29 – 30, 2020

Module 4:  December 5 – 6, 2020

You can pay here for the 4 Part Module Training

Contact: Sheila Grady, Training Coordinator, sgrady@capacitar.org


Texas 2020

McAllen Area 

Location:  Family Services, McAllen, Texas

Program: Training in Healing and Transformation

Our foundational 4-module Training in Healing and Transformation is an in-depth program is for professionals or volunteers focused on health and wellness. This is a trainer of trainers model that will help participants share their knowledge with others in their communities.  Those interested in healing, education, psychology, social work, and ministry are able to apply the methods immediately to the populations with whom they work.

Module 1:  January 17 – 18, 2020

Module 2:  May 29 – 30, 2020

Module 3:  July 31 – August 1, 2020

Module 4:  December 11 – 12, 2020


El Paso Area

Program: Training in Healing and Transformation

Our foundational 4-module Training in Healing and Transformation is an in-depth program is for professionals or volunteers focused on health and wellness. This is a trainer of trainers model that will help participants share their knowledge with others in their communities.  Those interested in healing, education, psychology, social work, and ministry are able to apply the methods immediately to the populations with whom they work.

Module 1:  January 25 – 26, 2020

Module 2:  April 24 – 25, 2020

Module 3:  August 27 – 28, 2020

Module 4:  November 12 – 13, 2020

Contact: Kathy Revtyak

CapacitarFrontera@gmail.com or KRevtyak@epcgc.org


Arizona 2020 – 2021

Tucson Area: El Rio Health Manning House, Tucson, Arizona

Program: Wellness Training in Healing and Transformation

Our foundational 4-module Training in Healing and Transformation  program will be held on 4 week ends at El Rio Health Manning House.   This in-depth program is for professionals or volunteers focused on health and wellness. This is a trainer of trainer model that will help participants share their knowledge with others in their communities.  Those interested in healing, education, psychology, social work, and ministry are able to apply the methods immediately to the populations with whom they work.  

Module 1:  February 1 – 2, 2020

Module 2:  May 23 – 24, 2020

Module 3:  September 19 – 20, 2020

Module 4:  January 23 – 24, 2021

You can learn more at the link below and register.

Capacitar Wellness Techniques

Contact: Sharyn Chesser svchesser@cox.net


Alaska 2020

Program: TBA

Contact: Linda Chamberlain drlindachamberlain@gmail.com