The Andrew E. Slaby, MD, PhD, MPH School of Spiritual Care

Departments in spiritual care are for those of all caregiving disciplines, settings, and roles who desire to specialize in a spiritual care.

The programs will provide an overview of spirituality and religion, the benefits of spiritual care, spiritual distress, spiritual screening, and spiritual conversations as well as core skills that can improve the interventions that can be provided.

Department of Spiritual Care

 

The Spiritual Care Program provides the skill set and knowledge to understand the scope of spirituality and integrate appropriate and ethical care into professional practice. 

 

Degrees Offered:

Master of Theology in Spiritual Care (MTH-SC) – 45 credits

Doctor of Theology Degree in Spiritual Care (DTH-SC) – 54 credits

Department of Chaplaincy

 

The Chaplaincy Degree programs provide students with the skill set and knowledge to serve as a chaplain in a variety of settings including health care, the military, first response, business, corrections, and the community. 

The Chaplaincy Degree programs provide students with the skill set and knowledge to serve as a chaplain in a variety of settings including health care, the military, first response, business, corrections, and the community. 

The Chaplaincy program Mastery is based on two documents prepared by panels of  international interdisciplinary experts.  The Quality Indicators outline the competencies and metrics to ensure that professional chaplaincy care is provided, the metrics that indicate such care is present, and evidence-based tools to measure that quality.    The Scope of Practice includes 18 indicators which create the set of competencies required of professional chaplains.   By academic study, critical thinking, research, and completion of clinical work, students will have the foundation to enter professional chaplaincy and/or increase their current level of chaplaincy care.

Chaplaincy Program Learning Outcomes: 

Student will demonstrate:

  • Mastery of the body of knowledge in the field of professional chaplaincy, including the related cultural, technological, ethical, and professional competencies.

  • Skills of critical thinking and analysis.

  • Both oral and written communication skills, including the academic and technical writing skills appropriate to the field of professional chaplaincy.

  • Knowledge, skills and dispositions associated with effective collaboration with peers, colleagues and communities.

  • Knowledge and skills, and dispositions associated with equity and diversity as these apply to effective practice in the field of professional chaplaincy.

  • Knowledge and skills of leadership and advocacy as these apply to the field of professional chaplaincy.

  • Knowledge and skills related to the organization, implementation, interpretation and analysis of research appropriate to the field of professional chaplaincy.

  • Knowledge, skills and dispositions of critical inquiry and reflective practice.

 

Course Modality:  Asynchronous online

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Degrees Offered:

Master of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy (MTH-CH) – 45 credits

Doctor of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy (DTH-CH) – 54 credits

SCA University of Theology and Spirituality

www.UofTS.org
 

West Coast Office:

2607 Bridgeport Way West, Suite 1-A

University Place, WA 98466

Phone:  (253) 442-6850

Fax: (253) 212-3343

info@UofTS.org

East Coast Office:

505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 900

New York, NY 10018

Phone: (212) 644-1111

Fax: (212) 758-9959

info@UofTS.org

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University of Theology and Spirituality

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