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Spirituality and Adaptation to Illness

This course examines the phenomenology and etiology of health and ill-health. It stresses the creation of opportunities for healthy human and spiritual growth: selfcare, primary nurturing environments, professional caring community, pastoral care and other cares. It also deals with the stressors which exacerbate certain kinds of illness, their systemic implications and their effects on individuals, families and communities. In particular, it covers the role of the pastoral caregiver in working with the chronic precipitating factors in facilitating growth towards wholeness: fear, guilt, inadequacy, broken relationships, etc., in facilitating hope, forgiveness, self-value, human growth and spirituality.

Faculty of Human Sciences >> Counselling and Spirituality

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Section Schedule Day Location Professor
IPA 6151 W00
This course is offered entirely online. You can follow the course at your own pace, but participation in three virtual group exchanges is required. These group exchanges will be scheduled on three Tuesdays and will take place between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm.
Course offered in English
September 04 - December 03 N/A Online Robert Louis
September 24 Tuesday 17:30 - 19:30 Online Robert Louis
October 22 Tuesday 17:30 - 19:30 Online Robert Louis
November 26 Tuesday 17:30 - 19:30 Online Robert Louis