Learn how to understand and better serve patients with behavioral issues and disorders. This course provides participants with basic behavioral health literacy. The rationale for why hospital chaplains benefit from basic knowledge of behavioral health is explored.
This is a 7-week course with synchronous meetings (via Zoom) and asynchronous assignments.
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for chaplains working in behavioral health settings.
Course Materials: Text, Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care in Mental Health Settings edited by Jean Fletcher available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore
PLEASE NOTE: Due to regulations from the U.S. Department of Education, the University of San Diego is unable to enroll students in its online programs who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island and Wisconsin. This restriction does not apply to applicants interested in a campus-based program.
A) Participants must have completed an undergraduate degree from a college, university, or theological school accredited by a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and a graduate-level theological degree from a college, university or theological school accredited by a member of the CHEA. Equivalencies for the undergraduate and/or graduate level theological degree will be granted by the individual professional organizations according to their own established guidelines.
B) are currently serving in an official capacity as a Chaplain in health care, educational, military or human services settings.
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Dates/Times for Online Synchronous Meetings via Zoom: To be determined
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