This introductory level course is designed to enable anyone to effectively and confidently help hurting people through grief, loss, crisis, or disaster. This foundation course is a requirement to becoming a Compassionate Reach or Sound of Life Radio Volunteer or Chaplain.
Understand the need for a Theology of Suffering
Articulate how to be a “Ministry of Presence”
Demonstrate Active and Reflective Listening Skills
Have a basic understanding of appropriate spiritual care
Understand the practical help needed during times of duress
Think about a “Self-Care” plan