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Online Course: Severe Mental Illness and the Church

23 - 3

Oct 2023 - Nov 2023

12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

GMT -6:00 Central Time

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This course explores ministry within the church to those with severe mental illness. Learners will examine the prevalence of mental illness, the difference between the more common mental illnesses and severe mental illness, and the efficacy of treatment for mental illness. Learners will also explore their own personal biases towards those with mental illness and the church’s response. This course delves into the reasons behind stigmatization of those with mental illness and the struggles often experienced during ministry to this particular group. Finally, learners will have the opportunity to share their own best practices and explore additional options to minister to those with severe mental illness.

Type of Event: Other UM-related Organizations
Intended Audience: All
Event Sponsor: Annual Conference - Great Plains
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