Upcoming Events

Spiritually Oriented Counseling:  Foundations and Perspectives

  • Monday, June 15, 201512:00am — 12:00pm
  • contact Carol Fournier
  • University of Vermont
  • $424
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 healing encounter with clients enhanced by spiritual and religious based resources as well as offering client support that is sensitive to their spiritual or religious cultures. Course Schedule: June 15; June 18, 2015, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. In State Tuition: 424; Out of State Tuition: $1056