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Spiritual Mentor Training

The Spiritual Mentor Training is a profound skill based training for those wishing to provide mentorship for the life threatened or dying and their families. The Mentorship for the Life Death Transition Training curriculum comprises:

  • Theoretical, social and trans-cultural perspectives on end of life care
  • Reflection upon emotional, spiritual, social and practical needs of the life-threatened, dying and bereaved
  • Guidance in assisting clients and their families in making personal preparations for the end of life
  • Advanced mentorship skills for creating rapport and compassionate support for those nearing the end of life
  • Analysis of the role and responsibilities of the Spiritual Mentor in supporting the life-threatened, dying and bereaved
  • The concept of ‘spiritual midwifery’ and ‘bedside vigil’ for creating the peace and emotional calm for a dignified life-death transition
  • The interface of medical care with appropriate provision of emotional and spiritual care for the dying
  • Reflection by students on their own beliefs and feelings about death and dying
  • Introduction to music thanatology for the comfort of the dying
  • Reflection upon the needs of and resources for the bereaved
  • Effective self-awareness and self-care to prevent emotional burn-out in those caring for the life-threatened and dying.

Read the Health Creation Training Prospectus 

To discuss the suitability of this course for you contact Dr Rosy Daniel via email