Beginning Chaplaincy (Induction Programmes for Healthcare Chaplains)
- Beginning Chaplaincy (Induction Programmes for Healthcare Chaplains)
(Closing date for applications 10th May 2013)
- 5 Days - Monday June 24th - Friday June 28th
- To be Confirmed
- £725.00 including accommodation and meals
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St Michael’s Theological College, Cardiff
The aims of the induction programme are:
To provide an introduction to the aims, principles and skills required of professionals working in hospital chaplaincy and related healthcare environments.
To provide an introduction to the literature relating to health care chaplaincy
To provide an overview of, and a basic facility in coping with, the religious, wider spiritual, and ethical issues that relate to healthcare chaplaincy
(including multi-faith issues)
Above all, the course aims to enable chaplains to minister more confidently and competently in order to make a greater contribution to the life of Trusts and hospitals.
Subjects to be covered include:
Spiritual care in the context of illness
What is healthcare chaplaincy?
Spirituality and chaplaincy in a multi-faith context
Working in the NHS
Communicating in difficult circumstances
Working with people who are mentally ill
Ethics, healthcare and chaplains
Issues of power and powerlessness
Developing as reflective practitioners
The programme is accredited by Cardiff University:
This induction programme is accredited as the Cardiff University Masters level module ‘Beginning Chaplaincy’. Successful completion leads to the award of 20 credits at Level M. These can be transferred directly to the Cardiff MTh Programme in Chaplaincy Studies, counting towards the credits required to complete that programme.