Education and Training Opportunities

Under the auspices of the Camphill Academy, Camphill Village USA offers a Social Therapy Program for resident volunteers of the Village, tuition-free. Practitioners of Social Therapy bring a holistic, transdisciplinary approach to working with individuals living at Camphill Village, including social work, human services, medicine, psychology, and nursing, as well as the arts, agriculture, and community building.

There are three levels of certification available to volunteers at Camphill Village:

  1. Certificate in Foundation Studies in Anthroposophic Social Therapy
  2. Paraprofessional Certificate in Anthroposophic Social Therapy
  3. Diploma in Anthroposophic Social Therapy

Students may choose to complete a bachelor’s degree in a field related to Social Therapy by transferring into a suitable BA completion program after completing the fourth year of the Social Therapy program.

Contact us to learn more about educational opportunities for Camphill Village volunteers.

The Camphill Academy is nationally accredited by the 'Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). The Camphill Academy is also a member of the National College Credit Recommendation Service (National CCRS), a program operated by the New York State Board of Regents. National CCRS evaluates non-collegiate post-secondary programs for college credit equivalency, which are accepted by many colleges and universities. These colleges and universities award transfer credit for Camphill Academy courses to students enrolling in their degree completion programs. The Camphill Academy is a member of the international Training Circle or Curative Education and Social Therapy. It is recognized by the Curative Education and Social Therapy Council, a professional body within the Medical Section of the School of Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum.