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Mental Health Matters

A professional training series from Saint Luke Institute and Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Seminary

Starts March 2021

An eight-hour training course for formation and vocations personnel and diocesan and religious leadership

Dealing with psychological concerns can be one of the most challenging aspects of formation, vocations and personnel work. This online series will help participants acquire the knowledge and skills for managing and intervening when mental health concerns arise in diocesan settings and religious life.

Series cost: $150

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Program Faculty

Internationally recognized experts in human formation and psychological well-being

Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti,
Ph.D., D.Min.

Emily R. Cash, Psy.D.

Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D.

Br. John Mark Falkenhain,
OSB, Ph.D.

Crystal Taylor-Dietz, Psy.D.

Course Topics

Six one-hour courses presented live, followed by facilitated discussion, and two available on-demand

I. Mental Health 101

March 16 | Presenter: Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, Ph.D.

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II. Relationship: Understanding Personality Disorders

March 23 | Presenter: Emily R. Cash, Psy.D.

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III. Behavior: Understanding Addictions & Compulsions

April 6 | Presenter: Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti, Ph.D., D.Min.

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IV. Affect: Understanding Mood & Anxiety Disorders

On-Demand | Presenter: Crystal Taylor-Dietz, Psy.D.

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V. Dealing with Histories of Trauma & Abuse

April 13 | Presenter: Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, Ph.D.

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VI. How to Participate in Evaluation & Treatment

April 20 | Presenter: Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D.

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VII. Internet Pornography & Online Addictions

April 27 | Presenter: Emily R. Cash, Psy.D.

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VIII. Cognition: Intelligence, Learning & the Autism Spectrum

On-Demand | Presenter: Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, Ph.D.

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Program Details

$150 for eight+ hours of content. All live sessions are recorded and available on-demand after.

Format

All live presentations take place on Tuesdays at 1 pm Eastern time, March 16-April 27 (with the exception of Tuesday March 30). Two pre-recorded sessions will be available after March 16. Participants will have unlimited access to the presentation recordings and handouts for the entire Mental Health Matters course in their SLIconnect account.

Each live session is followed by discussion and Q&A with the presenter, facilitated by Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, Ph.D..

Course Credit

Saint Luke Institute offers a certificate of completion for this program upon request.

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology offers the option for earning two academic credit hours for this program upon completion of additional course requirements and payment of registration fees. For more information about taking this course for academic credit through Saint Meinrad, please email Sr. Jeana Visel, OSB, Director of Graduate Theology Programs.