Spiritual Competency: Introduction and Overview
This course reviews the research conducted by the authors to establish a set of religious and spiritual competencies (attitudes, knowledge, and skills) that all healthcare professionals should be trained in and utilize in clinical work with clients.
Evidence-Based, Ethically-Sensitive and Strength-Based Spiritual Assessment
This course trains you in the foundation of spiritual competency and how to conduct an a spiritual assessment with clients. This will enable you to elicit information for treatment planning and build a
stronger therapeutic alliance.
Mindfulness Practices for Mental Health Professionals
This course covers the history of mindfulness practices, its evolution from a religious practice to a mental health intervention, contraindications, and programs such as MBSR, ACT and DBT that incorporate mindfulness practices.
Self-Compassion Practices for Mental Health Professionals
This course explores the roots of self-compassion in both Buddhism and Western Psychology.
Forgiveness Practices for Mental Health Professionals
This course examines the beliefs and attitudes towards forgiveness found in various religious traditions.
Mindfulness as a Complementary and Integrative Medicine
This course focuses on the research support for meditation and mindfulness as forms of complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) and its changing patterns of usage.