Overview: Spiritual Caregivers have been challenged as never before to be able to have compassionate conversations with persons struggling with all kinds of issues. Dr. Massey’s book is a straight forward process that is easy to remember and practice in everyday settings. It is for chaplains, clergy, other types of ministers, students in pastoral care…

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Facilitator: Peter Wong Course Overview Humor has existed since the beginning of humankind. If used appropriately, humor can enhance the effectiveness of counseling and therapy. We will begin with exploring the basic theories related to humor and its functions in counseling and therapy. Then we will discuss on how to go about using humor, including…

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Facilitator: Chaplain Melanie Childers  Overview: While many counseling interventions require advanced training and certification, others are quite accessible to a wider audience and could be useful tools in the chaplain’s repertoire. This course will focus on understanding and developing the skills and techniques involved in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, for…

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Facilitator, Karen Lovett, M. Div.  Overview: Spiritual Caregivers are always in search of cutting-edge tools for self-care and stress management for clients, patients, and staff.  With three live and recorded virtual sessions, participants will learn the basic recipe for tapping (EFT) as well as the latest research on WHY and HOW it works. Learning Objectives: Learn…

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The course begins on August 18th. Overview: Spiritual CareGivers are always exploring new ways to connect with and care for clients, patients, and staff.  During the pandemic, the challenge to be creative has never been more needed. This seminar will stimulate innovation and creative thinking as it applies to spiritual care, spirituality, and self-care. Learning…

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Course begins July 21th Overview Throughout the last six months, spiritual caregivers of all types have been overloaded with stress. The results of the pandemic for some has been a loss of a job.  For others, the challenge of supporting those experiencing the trauma of change and loss has been overwhelming.  In spiritual care circles,…

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Course begins July 21st The facilitator is Rick Underwood, M. Div., D. Min., M.S. Certified chaplains are required to take CEUs in research.  Many outstanding clinical chaplains have not had training in reading and understanding empirical research much less training in how to conduct spiritual care research.  The course will include basic understanding of terms…

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