FROM THE OATES INSTITUTE
September Seminars are now open for registration.
Membership returns to normal price of $195.
September Seminars Open for Registration
We’ve included a brief list of the September seminars available, and some information about them. As always, members may register through an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, non-members should purchase a one-time pass for a seminar on the MEMBERSHIP page.
Resilience in Spiritual Caregivers
Spiritual caregivers interact on an almost daily basis with crisis, trauma, loss, death, and for some—violence. … many of us have moved in solo positions or work in relative isolation … [where] it becomes even more important for us to attend to our resilience, and to build it…. Read More.
Grieving: Helping People Invite God into their Pain
Loss is such an opportunity to grow, give, and thrive in an environment that appears hostile, unwanted and negated in our viewpoint. Culturally, any loss is not considered something desired but in the western culture loss can change our position in society, or have us redefine the system in which we live. This seminar will explore grieving through the use of the book: Grieving: Inviting God Into My Pain by J. Catherine Sherman. Read More.
Breaking the Silence: Spirituality and Palliative Care
Palliative care is about caring for the patient without, necessarily, curing the patient. Frequently, it involves alleviating some of the symptoms without removing the root causes of a particular issue. This seminar seeks to explore not only the nature of palliative care, but how spiritual caregivers can be a critical part of palliative care. Read More.
Research 101 in Spiritual Care
Research 101 in Spiritual Care is a brand new seminar focusing on the basics of spiritual care. More information will be posted after the holiday weekend! Read More.
Membership returns to $195
After the Labor Day holiday, observed in the United States to honor the efforts of workers and their accomplishments in society, the membership rates will return to their normal rate of $195. The cutoff is Tuesday September 6. We thank Rick for leaving the special open through the weekend! Use the link below to join or renew!