WHAT: Trauma-Informed Spiritual Care: Help for the Ongoing Trauma and Aftermath of COVID-19 An Online Symposium presented by Oates Institute, comprising 8 live one-hour presentations by multidisciplinary speakers. REGISTER HERE WHEN: June 2 – 12, 2020 Live presentations will take place at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. EST. Recordings will also be made available to participants. FOR: Spiritual…

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Course begins May 12th Overview: Dina Carroll, Spiritual Care Program Coordinator, Hosparus Health, Louisville and Southern Indiana brings years of experience as a spiritual caregiver, spiritual director, and Licensed Pastoral Counselor to bear as she facilitates this seminar. Besides arranging the resources, she will be facilitating the collaborative learning experience. Objectives: 1. Identify at least 5 important aspects of…

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Course begins May 12th In preparation for the two-week online symposium: Trauma-Informed Spiritual Care, this seminar will provide an overview of trauma-informed care and why it is important. Trauma-informed care is a philosophy of care that influences and informs one’s approach to every interaction in healthcare. Especially, during the pandemic that is still raging in the world, TIC invites…

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Course begins March 10th Spiritual caregivers are frequently called on to walk with persons traveling through all kinds of spiritual and emotional darkness.  There is an expectation that the spiritual caregiver will offer some light amid that darkness.  Light is a powerful symbol in most faith traditions. Light represents joy and life-giving power and the…

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Course begins March 10th Religious Pluralism is here to stay.  This is true not only among major religious traditions of the world but also the tremendous varieties of beliefs among the many sub-groups within Christianity. Whether it is in a hospital, long term care facility, school, prison, military or the town square, spiritual caregivers encounter…

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Course begins January 14th From Facebook’s COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks. This is an invaluable study for spiritual caregivers who are always helping persons discover an Option…

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Course begins January 14th The participants in the seminar will explore through articles and peer discussion various ways that children and adolescents experience and express grief with respect to their developmental stages.  Moreover, the focus will be on how spiritual caregivers can facilitate meaningful dialogue during the individual’s processing of the initial grief stages. Learning…

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This course will be starting Tuesday, September 10th. Overview: Spiritual caregivers are presented with all forms of spiritual distress. Each spiritual caregiver has developed techniques or ways of relating to persons suffering from various spiritual issues such as grief, loss, loneliness, guilt, shame, any much more. Ways of relating and providing care differ from one…

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