Course DescriptionThis seminar will explores research regarding spirituality and health, encouraging a biopsychosocial-spiritual paradigm of healthcare practice. The impacts of prayer, meditative and other spiritual practices as well as spiritual communities/professionals will be examined within the contexts of health and longevity outcomes, mental health, stress-related diseases, substance abuse and management of chronic illnesses. Ethical and culturally-sensitive interventions will be highlighted.
The Medical Family Therapy Program at Seattle Pacific University invites you to campus to learn more about collaborative health care and the provision of psychosocial and spiritual services to those dealing with chronic illness.
Our convenient professional training seminars provide health and mental health professionals with the latest information on specialized topics. Offered one Friday each month, the seminars are designed for busy professionals. Come for a day, immerse yourself in stimulating ideas and discussion, apply the information to your practice and beyond and receive Continuing Education Units.