January 5 - November 30, 2018
The Qu’Appelle School for Mission and Ministry is pleased to announce an 8-part course on spiritual and pastoral care in homes and healthcare agencies. This programme will be offered over 5 weekend sessions plus a week-long summer school. It is required for those who are preparing for ministry as a Priest or Deacon, but may also be of benefit to Diocesan Readers and anyone who is interested in hospital visiting and ministry to seniors.
Session 1 Introduction to Spiritual Care
Defining spiritual care
Theology of pastoral care
Theodicy of suffering, healing
Introduction to self-awareness
Date offered: January 5th and 6th 2018
Session 2 Human Development and Perceptions
Stages of human development
Stages of spiritual development
Perceptions of self, others and God
Date offered: March 2nd and 3rd 2018
Session 3 Setting, Ethics and Skills
Orientation to long-term care, hospital, assisted living and home settings
Roles and boundaries
Social media awareness
Date offered: May 4th and 5th 2018
Sessions 4-6 Critical Care, Loss, Grief, Death and Dying
Loss and grief
Seniors’ limitations – dementia, social and societal issues
Critical Care, ICU
Communications (questions, silence, working with staff, working with family systems)
Death and dying
Sharing Scripture and Praying with others
Issues – assisted death; advanced care directives and other legal issues
Date offered: Summer School July 9th – 13th 2018
Session 7 Mental Health
Date offered: September 14th and 15th 2018
Session 8 Addictions
Date offered: November 16th and 17th 2018
Cost of the course is $1,000 and can be paid by installment.
Instructors: Dr. Margi Hollingshead
Rev. Lauren Miller (Nursing Instructor)
The Ven. Dr. Trish McCarthy
Canon Susan Page (Nursing Instructor)
The Ven. Catherine Harper
Certificates will be awarded to participants who have fulfilled the requirements of the programme.
For more information contact Archdeacon Catherine at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone the office at (306) 522 1608 ext 8. Information is also available on the diocesan website quappelle.anglican.ca
Required information: To complete this registration, you will need registrant's contact information, allergies or food sensitivities, emergency contact.
Registration opens November 3.