Director of Chaplaincy Program
Assistant Professor of Chaplaincy Studies and Spiritual Care
CHP 691 – Special Topic: Distinctives of Spiritual Care for the Elderly and Those at the End of Life
In this course, participants will review the concepts of spirituality/religion in the elderly and how the impact of gerontological/physical changes will affect their ministry. Topics covered will include spiritual assessment and care planning, dementia, and Alzheimer’s, the impact of life losses, and anticipatory end-of-life issues. The bio-psychosocial-spiritual implications of geriatric and end-of-life implications will be reviewed with a discussion of appropriate spiritual care interventions.
This course can be taken for credit towards a degree or it can be taken as a non-credit audit course for continuing education or personal development.
Course dates: January 27-31, 2020 (M-F) from 13:00-17:00 (PDT)
Available onsite in Langley