Spiritual Care Minor
You might wonder: “Why would I choose a faith-based college for my healthcare degree?” At Kettering College, we offer every student a minor in Spiritual Care which empowers you to offer compassionate care to your patients and survive the stressors of healthcare.
The minor in spiritual care is a distinctive educational experience that every student at Kettering College participates in and will likely earn within their chosen program.
The minor consists of at least 15 credits of dedicated courses and a capstone project that draws together the various projects of holistic healthcare for self and others throughout the curriculum of the various degree programs.
Personal Spiritual Awareness and Self-Care
- Students will develop an awareness of their spiritual narrative, including various aspects of their religious, psychological, social, emotional, and cultural contexts.
- Students will develop awareness and practice self-care techniques unique to their own spiritual narrative.
Spiritual Care Competencies
- Students will develop awareness and practice of spiritual care for persons based on the person’s spiritual narrative.
- Students will make effective and ethical use of their own spiritual narrative to offer spiritual care to others using intentional spiritual care skills.
- Students will develop and apply awareness of the role of a chaplain and how to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team for the purpose of spiritual care.
Spiritual Care Collaborative Reflection
- Students will make use of the clinical method of learning through self-reflection, peer group discussion, and instructor feedback.
Adding Spiritual Care Minor
This form is for any student who wishes to add the Spiritual Care Minor