Faith & Everyday Life, Faith & Work, Spiritual Practices, Thinking Theologically, and Work
Mental health professionals address all areas of our clients’ lives, especially those connected to their identity. Identity is often deeply influenced by religion and spirituality, but these can be difficult topics to directly address with clients. Lack of practitioner expertise as well as clients’ negative experiences with religion and spirituality can often stand in the way of holistic healing.
In this series, Spiritual Integration: Mental Health—Steady with the Wind, you will be introduced to a framework for assessing and incorporating spiritual, existential, religious, and theological conversations into your mental health work.
Join lead instructor Dr. Brad Strawn along with Dr. Alexis Abernethy, Dr. David Wang, & Dr. Christin J. Fort as they demonstrate ways to navigate through these uncharted waters.
Topics to be Covered
Assessing Client’s Spirituality
Collaboration with Spiritual & Religious Leaders
Impact of Your Religious Background
Using Strengths & Resources in Treatment
Working with Spiritual Strain
The first part of this series, Spiritual Integration: Mental Health—Steady with the Wind, Course 1, introduces the integration of psychology and spirituality, emphasizing practical tools for application and continued study.
We estimate that this will take you about five hours to complete (but not all in one sitting!). This course offers five APA-approved psychology continuing education credits.
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About FULLER Equip
FULLER Equip is an extension of Fuller Theological Seminary. It offers non-degree courses, professional certificate programs, training services, and research to help individuals and organizations advance the kingdom of God. FULLER Equip provides courses covering theology, leadership, counseling, and more. Professional certificate programs offer specialized study. Equip also offers training services such as customized workshops and coaching. Lastly, Equip conducts research and engages in strategic partnerships to innovate Christian ministry and service.