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Education for Community, Volunteers and Staff

These classes are open to the community. We encourage each volunteer to attend at least two of the courses offered each year. These classes are free of charge and are extremely beneficial to your work as a volunteer.

Please review the class listings below. There are two ways to sign up; RSVP to Mary Clare Carden at 979-776-4994 or Marlene White at 979-776-3988 OR use the sign up sheet in the Volunteer Calendar Binder located on the credenza in the Spiritual Care Gathering Room.

ETHICS & INTEGRITY IN MINISTRY (EIM) BASIC WORKSHOP- REQUIRED FOR EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
03/01   9:00 a.m. -12 noon   Education Room E/F

PALLIATIVE CARE – PROVIDING COMFORT FROM DIAGNOSIS THROUGH THE LIFE OF THE DISEASE
03/05   12:00-1:00 p.m.      Adelaide room

ERD’S – ETHICAL AND RELIGIOUS DIRECTIVES - HOW THEY GUIDE CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE
03/19   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room

INITIAL VISITS WITH PEOPLE AND THEIR LOVED ONES 
04/16   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room

IDENTIFYING MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES & APPROPRIATE INTERVENTIONS BY DIAGNOSIS
05/21   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room 

COMMUNICATING WITH OUR PATIENTS/FAMILIES:  HOW TO MOVE BEYOND A SURFACE CONVERSATION 
06/04   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room

SPIRITUALITY & AGING: SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE AGES
06/18   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room

SUBSTANCE ABUSE & SPIRITUALITY – HOW THE DISEASE OF ADDICTION IMPACTS FAITH
07/16   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room

HEALING FOR HEARTS: COPING WITH HEART DISEASE, TREATMENTS & SURGERY
08/20   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room

OFFERING COMFORT TO WOMEN & FAMILIES EXPERIENCING MISCARRIAGE/NEONATAL DEATH
09/10   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room

FAMILY DYNAMICS IN HEALTH CARE SETTINGS/SITUATIONS
09/17   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room

THE UNIQUE NEEDS OF NEW MOMS AND THEIR BABIES
10/15   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room

CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER
11/19   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room

END OF LIFE CARE & ISSUES FOR FAMILIES/THE ADVANCED DIRECTIVE AND
MEDICAL POWER OF ATTORNEY
12/17   12:00-1:00 p.m.     Adelaide room

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