Nurturing Silence in a Noisy Heart: Caring for Self While Caring for Others Without Loosing Your Minds

Nurturing Silence in a Noisy Heart: Caring for Self While Caring for Others Without Loosing Your Minds

This presentation will be offered as a live, virtual session and recorded for viewing for those who cannot attend the live session. The live session will occur on August 27th and an email discussion among participants and facilitator shall take place during the following 7 days. Two hours of Continuing Education can be earned.

Research 101

Research 101

Participants in this seminar will read, reflect on, and discuss spiritual care empirical research articles, both qualitative and quantitative to understand and apply learnings. Led by an experienced author, researcher and practitioner, the collaborative learning experience will arm spiritual caregivers with the knowledge to fully understand, appreciate, and apply research concepts and conclusions to their work.

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

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

When times of threat and uncertainty come, it can be challenging to know what to do or how to help, Dr. Baldwin provides a guide and map for how to understand the human threat-response system, how we connect in times of safety, and how to provide wise and informed leadership during and after threat and trauma events.

Research 101

Research 101

Participants in this seminar will read, reflect on, and discuss spiritual care empirical research articles, both qualitative and quantitative to understand and apply learnings. Led by an experienced author, researcher and practitioner, the collaborative learning experience will arm spiritual caregivers with the knowledge to fully understand, appreciate, and apply research concepts and conclusions to their work.

An Advent Reflection Group Using “Low: An Honest Advent Devotional” by John Pavlovitz

An Advent Reflection Group Using “Low: An Honest Advent Devotional” by John Pavlovitz

In this honest Advent devotional best-selling progressive Christian author, John Pavlovitz reminds us that God came to meet us in the low places of our lives – and that Jesus continues to come low this Advent season: when we live humbly, when we seek forgiveness, in our grief and suffering, when we act on behalf of someone else, when we pray.

Counseling Theories and Techniques for Chaplains

Counseling Theories and Techniques for Chaplains

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 enhancing chaplaincy strategies and interventions.

The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church’s Complicity in Racism – A Book Study

The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church’s Complicity in Racism – A Book Study

The Color of Compromise is both enlightening and compelling, telling a history we either ignore or just do not know. Equal parts painful and inspirational, it details how the American church has helped create and maintain racist ideas and practices. You will be guided in thinking through concrete solutions for improved race relations and a racially inclusive church.