("Syllabi" is correctly pronounced: syl-lah-bee. It is the plural word of "Syllabus")
Syllabus forCourseReconciling Violence in Ministry(THEOL-RVM)
Week 1: Listen to Chapters 1-5 Cornell notes on work.
Week 2: Read: Information for Faith Based and Community Leaders Chapters 6-10 Cornell Notes
Week 3: Read: Transformative Counselling Chapters 11-15 Cornell Notes Notes due on Weeks 1-2 (on readings and Chap. 1-10)
Week 4: Chapters 16-20 Cornell Notes
Week 5: Notes due on Weeks 3-4 Chapters 21-25 Cornell Notes Read: Trauma informed Care In Behavioral Health Services
Week 6: Chapters 26-30 Cornell Notes
Week 7: Notes due on Week 5-6 Chapters 31-35 Read Segment on Child Abuse Cornell Notes
Week 8: Chapters 36-40 Cornell Notes
Week 9: Cornell Notes Due Outline of Term Paper Rough draft
Week 10: - Term Paper due - Includes topic explored and approved.
Syllabus for Clinical Pastoral Education (THEOL-CPE)
Recommended as text books: Living with Death and Dying by Elizabeth Kubler Ross and Stephen Levine's A Year to Live.
I. The Gift of Presence 1. Consolation Offer Eucharist Pray with the family Let them speak their concerns Ease their path by faith
II. Have experience with personal Mortality Minister should have experienced loss of a family member or close friend in the not too recent past Minister has empathy for the sick and the dying Minister is capable of bracketing outside concerns
III. Illness of a child Provide a listening ear Do not try to make it right Simply say you are sorry Have experience in dealing with existential truths Quietly remain present
IV. Hospital Protocols Evacuation Procedures Training in disasters in that facility Receiving the rand at the desk Psych Ward and ICU may require staff to accompany minister Confidentiality
V. Be a moment of grace Offer a smile and/or a wink Hold a hand Do your best Let God take it from there
VI. ICU or Trouble swallowing Break off small piece of Eucharist When in doubt ask if Communion is ok Ask if patient can sip water from a straw afterward
VII. Greetings Greet each patient by last name Ask if they wish to receive communion Ask in ICU who can receive If communion is decline, ask if they would like to say an Our Father Tell them you are praying for them Ask them to pray for you
VIII. Speaking Speak only so the patient can hear. Speak clearly allowing for hearing differences
IX. Pray before the ministry Be aware of your concerns Center in Prayer Put concerns at the back of your mind
X. Help Generate Hope Allow patients to have future hope Do not tamper with their dreams.
XI. In Homes for the Aged Be pragmatic Keep focus on the individual Stay calm Communicate clearly Repeat words in a calm way Have them reference pleasant past experiences Encourage gratitude
XII. Processing Allow patients to address concerns Involve the family when possible Mention references to pain or discomfort to staff
XIII. Respect Respect is reciprocal If a patient gets agitated speak to staff If they are sleeping let them rest Do not come at meal times If a patient is having a procedure, check back at the end