The Use of Self in Pastoral Care

Course begins August 17th. Participants will review best practice resources and share experiences in the use of self in providing spiritual care. 12 hours of Continuing Education       View Course Details (You will be prompted to join or login to take the course)

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Best Practices for Medical Staff Support

Course begins July 13th. This seminar will offer suggestions for medical staff support and invite sharing of best practices. 12 hours of Continuing Education   View Course Details (You will be prompted to join or login to take the course)

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When Religion Gets Sick (Book Study)

Religions can sway from their intent

Starting May 11th. When Religion Gets Sick, written by Dr. Wayne Oates, is widely regarded as one of the classics. “Sick religion” is defined by Dr. Oates as one that “hinders the basic functions of life.” In this book he uses a case history method for exploring religious pathology and addressing such questions as: When…

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Through Dangerous Terrain: A Guide for Trauma-Informed Pastoral Leadership in Times of Threat – a book study led by the author, Jennifer Baldwin, PhD.

Course begins March 16 The facilitator is Jennifer Baldwin, PhD, Licensed Professional Counselor, ACS, CIFST, BC-TMH Jennifer Baldwin, PhD, Licensed Professional Counselor, ACS, CIFST, BC-TMH, author of Through Dangerous Terrain: A Guide for Trauma-Sensitive Pastoral Leadership in Times of Threat.  – When times of threat and uncertainty come, it can be challenging to know what to…

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Research 101

Course begins March 16 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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Registration Open for Compassion Fatigue Virtual Symposium

Wayne E. Oates Institute, Compassion Fatigue Virtual Symposium – Registration Deadline: February 8, 2021 An Online Symposium presented by Oates Institute, comprising 8 live one-hour presentations by multidisciplinary speakers. REGISTER HERE WHEN:February 9, 2021 – February 23, 2021 Purpose: To engage professional spiritual caregivers, chaplains, and other medical and mental health professions in a practical approach…

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Setting and Accomplishing Goals

Overview: Join Tommy Tredway in a discussion about Goal Setting. In this session, we will cover: S.M.A.R.T. goals Habits and Systems to accomplish goals Neuro-Linquistic Programing (NLP) approaches to goal setting The psychology of goals Accountability partners Reward systems for goal accomplishment Visualization exercises related to goal setting This session will also include a goal…

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