This course provides both theoretical and hands-on learning for developing one’s approach to effective, sustainable (self-care), and pastoral care practices whether as a chaplain, minister or other spiritual leader. In this course, areas of focus in classes include: Dreamwork; Ministry of Prayer and Presence; Trauma-informed care; Self-care & Stability in Ministry; Listening through the Arts; and Public Speaking.
Only for joint-program students participating in Chaplaincy Institute (ChI) courses as part of the Interfaith Studies Certificate. Max. enrollment 15. Relevant for SKSM thresholds 1 (Life in Religious Community & Interfaith Engagement) and 5 (Spiritual Practice and Care for the Soul); MFC competency 3.
Prerequisite: ECO course.