Master the full-circle model of spiritual care in this 8-week, instructor-led course. Learn to support patient goals and quality of life, manage physical and spiritual pain, practice cultural humility, support religious differences, and more.
Students enrolling in this course should be chaplains or spiritual care providers working in any clinical setting. Community clergy may also enroll if they have clinical experience/training (e.g., CPE, volunteer as hospice or hospital chaplain).
Cancellations may be made in writing up to the day before the first day of the course; a refund will be issued minus an administrative fee of $35. No refunds are possible for withdrawals once the course starts.
Palliative care is an extra level of support for people with serious or life-limiting illnesses. Spiritual care is an important part of palliative care. Spiritual care providers working in hospitals, churches, and other settings need an understanding of palliative care and how it can ease spiritual suffering for vulnerable patients and families. This self-paced course delivers an introduction to palliative care, with guidance and tools that help chaplains and other spiritual care providers better support people with serious illnesses.