explore our trainings section

 We offer a variety of training programs that teach and train volunteers the skills and sensitivities needed to serve medically fragile and terminally ill men, women and children. For those volunteers who commit to a minimum of one year's service, we offer

tuition scholarships for these training programs.

Heart Touch Method

The Heart Touch Method training program is designed to teach the skills needed to be a loving presence to someone in hospice or hospital care at the end stages of life

Mind-Body Integration Techniques for Palliative Care

The Advanced Heart Touch Training in End-of-Life Care program is designed to deepen and enhance the quality of interaction between the therapist and their patients. The training gives practitioners new tools and techniques to use with their patients as well as hands-on interactive practicums…learn more >

Massage For Pediatric Patients

The Massage for Pediatric Patients is designed to help vulnerable infants and children in hospitals or hospice who are dealing with serious illness, trauma, or life threatening medical conditions… learn more >

Pain and Palliative Care Massage

The Pain and Palliative Care Massage is designed to prepare the massage therapist to become a vital and important team member on the pain and palliative care medical team.  Scientific research* shows that the use of massage for those in pain or on palliative care has been proven effective.… learn more >

Heart Touch Oncology Massage

The Heart Touch Oncology Massage Training Program is designed to prepare the therapist to become a vital and important member of the pain and palliative care medical team working specifically with oncology patients in outpatient infusion centers of hospitals.… learn more >

The Heart Touch Essential Oils in the Health Care Setting

The Heart Touch Essential Oils in The Health Care Setting training program is designed to prepare the therapist to become a vital and important member of the pain and palliative care medical team working with essential oils as an adjunct to their therapy practice. .… learn more >

Infant Massages For Healthcare Professionals

The Infant Massage For Healthcare Professionals training programs is designed to provide nurses and other Pediatric Unit staff members with the skills required to provide mindful, caring touch… learn more >

Heart Touch Method for Hospital & Hospice

The Heart Touch Method Training for Hospital & Hospice Staff training program teaches the importance and power of touch as a means to communicate care and compassion to those in medical settings.  Using a combination of practicums, demonstrations and lectures, health care staff will learn hands on… learn more >