Events Tagged Spiritual Counseling

Actively engage therapies that integrate perspectives for the healing of Mind, Body, Heart and Spirit. Explore competencies, alternative and complementary collaboration, current research, and consider their application in counseling through case studies, classroom and private reflection. Emerging perspectives and therapeutic models for supporting mental health integrate knowledge gained through research and practice. Through this practical and experiential course you can enhance your understanding of the art of healing as well as integrate the spiritual and psychological aspects of health. Designed for health care practitioners, mental health providers interested in integrative healing. Graduate standing or permission of instructor.

Spiritually Oriented Counseling:  Foundations and Perspectives

  • Monday, June 15, 201512:00am— 12:00pm
  • with Carol Fournier
  • University of Vermont

Engaging and supporting clients spiritual well-being in counseling is an essential aspect of offering comprehensive mental health care. Spirituality influences every aspect of mental health and life. The American Counseling Association has endorsed fourteen spiritual and religious competencies for counselors. Through this experiential insightful course, you cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary to gain a foundational understanding of spiritual and religious cultures; the effect of belief systems on psycho-social functioning; enhance your self-awareness about your own views, beliefs while considering their influence on your role as a counselor; you gain a foundational understanding that enhances your ability to offer a...