“Building a Team Approach to the Helping Relationship Through Interprofessional Education.”
Sana Loue, J.D., Ph.D, M.P.H, M.S.S.A., Professor Bioethics, Vice Dean, Faculty Development and Diversity, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
Professor Loue will explain the benefits associated with inter-professional education. She will describe three models of inter-professional education. She also will describe the barriers to implementing interpersonal education.
“Pastoral Counseling Reconstructed. How One Counseling Center Strives to Integrate Spirituality in its Work.”
Scott Mitchell, M. Div., PsyD, President and CEO, SamaraCare. Naperville, Il “Pastoral Counseling Reconstructed. How One counseling Center Strives to Integrate Spirituality in its Work”
Dr. Mitchell will identify the challenges that traditional pastoral counseling faces in the new age of behavioral health care both in service delivery and training. He will stress the value of integrating spirituality in the new age of behavioral health care service and training. He will describe the Samaracare model of teaching his interdisciplinary staff of therapists and students many of which are not theologically trained. Finally he will tell about the impact of their center’s recent branding both on his organization and the community.
“The Relational Spiritual Model and Psychotherapy Training, The SERT Group”
George Stavros, PhD., Executive Director of the Danielson Institute and Clinical Associate Professor of Pastoral Psychotherapy, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Dr. Stravos will explain how the Rational Spirituality Model for training builds on three of the most popular clinical theories of pastoral counseling. He will show how they are able to identify spiritual and religious resources both implicitly and explicitly in the Danielson’s group psychotherapy training. His group utilizes the “self- of-- the therapist” in their approaches.
Up to 4.5 continuing education hours are APPROVED by NBCC for those who request it.