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Dual Certfication with CPD Standards

Continuing Professional Development

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How can SARA's CPD Dual Certification benefit you?

If you are a professional in the field of animal healing and holistic care who has a requirement for continuing education, the Shelter Animal Reiki Association's CPD recognition will allow you to fulfill your professional development requirements while receiving the highest-quality Animal Reiki and meditation training available. 

Receive the Highest Standard in Continuing Education through your training with Animal Reiki Source

Continuing Professional Development Hours through SARA

Animal Reiki Source is thrilled to announce that SARA (the Shelter Animal Reiki Association) has achieved a major milestone: Dual Certification from CPD Standards!


This prestigious accreditation positions us alongside renowned institutions like Nestlé Purina, Pfizer, United Airlines, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, The Royal Veterinary College, PricewaterhouseCoopers, University of Cambridge, Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Harvard, Stanford, University of Oxford, and MIT. This distinction acknowledges and affirms the exceptional quality of our Animal Reiki and meditation training programs and curriculum. 


As Co-founder and President of SARA, Kathleen’s Level 1, 2 and 3 (Teacher Training) have all been approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development or Continuing Education) Units (aka Hours).

What does Dual Certification with CPD Standards Mean?

Our dual certification means that our training programs have been evaluated by the CPD Standards Office, an internationally recognized organization that has pioneered the field of excellence in continuing education for corporations and organizations around the world. Only a small percentage of companies who apply for certification meet the rigorous qualifications for Dual Certification, showcasing true EXCELLENCE in both the educational materials and the training method.

  • CPD Accreditation: Guarantees our programs meet rigorous educational standards, equipping you with the skills and knowledge to excel in your field. Earning CPD units showcases your commitment to continuous learning and staying ahead of the curve.

  • Trainer of Excellence: Recognizes the exceptional quality of our training, ensuring you receive a high-value education with a tangible impact on your professional practice.

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Professionals who need CPD

  • Veterinarians, Technicians, & Animal Care Professionals: Offer holistic care options and enhance your understanding of animal well-being.

  • Animal Trainers & Behaviorists: Deepen your connection with animals and gain valuable tools for their emotional and physical health.

  • Shelter & Rescue Staff & Volunteers: Learn techniques to improve animal comfort and well-being in your care.

  • Pet Owners & Animal Lovers: Discover how Animal Reiki can support the health and happiness of your animal companions.

  • Massage Therapists & Students: Integrate meditation into your professional toolkit and potentially earn credit towards your massage education.

  • Holistic Wellness Practitioners & Students: Expand your skill set and knowledge with meditation training, potentially fulfilling credit requirements for related programs.

  • Individuals/Professionals Seeking Personal Growth: Explore the power of meditation and enhance your overall well-being.

CPD Hours for LAL® Courses

  • Level 1 Online CPD Certificate: 10 hours

  • Level 2 Online CPD Certificate: 10 hours
    Level 3 Online CPD Certificate: 12 hours

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