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Program Information

Title:  Connecting Faith Resources with Mental Health
Description:  The Faith Connections on Mental Illness conference is a one day conference that brings awareness and practical suggestions for ministering to those with mental illness and their families. It will provide participants with a greater understanding of mental illness, its impact on consumers and their family members, as well as teach attendees how to develop spiritual resources within the faith community. Attendees will also learn how to effectively and compassionately engage people living with mental illness and how to become a network of hope to families coping with a mentally ill member.
CASCE#:  41239
Audience:  Mental health professionals, including psychologists, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, pastoral counselors, clergy, substance abuse counselors, school counselors, teachers, school support staff, and others interested in this subject
Disciplines: Mental Health
  Public Health
Format:  conference
Objectives:  1. Discuss evidence-based benefits(s) of faith in promoting mental health.
  2. Develop a plan for advocating for enhanced spiritual care as complementary to mental health care.
  3. Cite examples of transformative congregational care of families and persons living with mental illness.
  4. Identify local resources for enhancing mental health ministry and care.

Program Times

Date/Time:
3/28/2014 9:00 AM - 3/28/2014 3:30 PM

Location

Organization:  The Catholic Community of St Thomas More
Address:  940 Carmichael St
City:  Chapel Hill
Map:  Show Me!

Credits

0.5 CEU 100% attendance of each session is required. No partial session credit will be awarded.

4.75 Contact Hours 100% attendance of each session is required. No partial session credit will be awarded.

4.75 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists 100% attendance of each session is required. No partial session credit will be awarded.

4.75 NBCC 100% attendance of each session is required. No partial session credit will be awarded.

Faculty

Harold Koenig, MD MHSc - Evidence of Spirituality/Faith Effects: Enhancing MH/Questions and Answers on Spiritualilty and MH

Tonya Armstrong, PhD MTS - Establishing an Effective Congregational MH Ministry

Warren Kinghorn, MD ThD - Questions and Answers on Spirituality and MH Care/Remembering the Future

Program Fees

$35.00 Registration Fee for Non-Professionals after 3/7/2014
 
$55.00 Registration Fee for Professionals after 3/7/2014
 

Cancellation Fee

$0.00 Cancellation Fee. No refunds will be issued. Vouchers will not be accepted for registration fees nor available for cancellations.
 

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