Reprinted from the National Disaster Interfaiths Network
Get certified as a disaster chaplain!
Now more than ever, communities across the United States are facing unprecedented natural and human-caused disasters. Spiritual first-aid is an essential part of response and recovery, and volunteer chaplains are on the front lines in delivering disaster human service operations and disaster site operations.
Volunteer chaplains are on the front lines in delivering disaster human service operations and disaster site operations.
The Beecken Center, in partnership with the National Disaster Interfaiths Network (NDIN), invites clergy and lay spiritual caregivers of all faiths to take this disaster chaplaincy training on the beautiful campus of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, July 15–17, 2019. Participants who complete this certification can volunteer in their own diocese or faith community, or with NDIN and its national partners. NDIN can also assist unaffiliated volunteers in finding disaster spiritual care volunteer opportunities in local communities across the United States.
Emergency managers and disaster mental health professionals may also take this course to develop their knowledge of best practices in disaster spiritual care.
When: July 15–17, 2019
Location: The University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn.
Tuition includes breakfast, lunch, and all training materials. Lodging is not included…