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This seminar will focus on getting a seat among the leadership team for any pastoral care or spiritual organization. It will be led by a former pastoral counseling center CEO with experience as a pastoral consultant in a large hospital system and an adjunct professor in Organizational Leadership graduate program.

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4 Lessons
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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. Through interdisciplinary, reflective peer group dialogue, participants in this seminar will review several chapters from this book and reflect on the meaning and consequences of "sick religion" in light of their own experience and context.

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The Caring Presence Program is a special program divided into two Modules, presented as Lessons, that are designed to educate people to help others through a mind, body and spirit perspective. The CPP, formerly known as the Congregational Care Network is the Oates Institute's online training that provides lay spiritual caregivers with better skills to extend spiritual care to communities of faith and beyond.

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15 Lessons