L1.5 Spiritual Care of Self and Others

L1.5 Spiritual Care of Self and Others

L1.5 Spiritual Care of Self and Others

$295.00$325.00

Caring for Self and Others is an opportunity for participants to explore their understanding of self as members of a Christian community and to develop skills to teach and support others about specific aspects of the Christian tradition that support self-care. This course blends contemporary personality psychology with traditional practices of prayer, the contemplative reading of scripture, and spiritual direction to engage an integrated understanding of self, to support one’s own self-care, and to provide skills for use in the local church.

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Course Description

Caring for Self and Others is an opportunity for participants to explore their understanding of self as members of a Christian community and to develop skills to teach and support others about specific aspects of the Christian tradition that support self-care. This course blends contemporary personality psychology with traditional practices of prayer, the contemplative reading of scripture, and spiritual direction to engage an integrated understanding of self, to support one’s own self-care, and to provide skills for use in the local church.

Required Texts:

  • Kavar, Louis. (2010). Stumbling Into Life’s Lessons: Reflections on the Spiritual Journey. iUniverse. ISBN: 978-1-4502-4884-6
  • Peterson, Eugene H. (1987). Working the Angles: The Shape of Pastoral Integrity. Eerdmans Publishing. ISBN: 978-0-8028-0265-1