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. Focus areas include: Spiritual Care and Addiction, Ministry with the Ill and Dying, Grief and Loss, Trauma-informed care, Ministerial Boundaries, and Self-care & Stability in Ministry. The ChI curriculum incorporates lecture, personal sharing, creative projects, and experiential exercises to appeal to our many ways of integrating and practicing new learning.
Only for joint-program students participating in Chaplaincy Institute (ChI) courses as part of the Interfaith Studies Certificate. Max. enrollment 15. Auditors excluded. Relevant for SKSM thresholds 1 (Life in Religious Community & Interfaith Engagement) and 5 (Spiritual Practice and Care for the Soul); MFC competency 3 (Spiritual Development for Self and Others). Enrollment Maximum: 15. Auditors excluded.
Prerequisite: ECO course.