For joint-program students participating in Chaplaincy Institute (ChI) modules as part of the Interfaith Studies Certificate. In this course, areas of focus include: projection, transference and countertransference, spiritual care and addiction, ministry with the ill and dying, grief and loss, trauma-informed care, ministerial boundaries, dreamwork, and self-care in ministry. The ChI curriculum incorporates lecture, dyad/small group work, various art modalities, and site visits to deepen our many ways of learning and integrating new awareness.
This course is only for students who have been admitted to the SKSM-ChI joint program and is not available to other SKSM students or to students from other GTU schools. This course does not count toward residency requirements. Meets Aug. 19-22 + additional online coursework. Relevant for SKSM thresholds 1, 2, and 6; MFC competency 3.