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Best Practices in Psychological Screening of Candidates for Priesthood & Religious Life

FREE

Thursday, November 14
1:00-2:00 pm EST

Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., explores best practices in evaluation of candidates for priesthood and religious life.

Can’t make the live event? The $25 registration fee includes unlimited access to the on-demand recording and resource materials.

Product Description

Overview

Saint Luke Institute has been evaluating candidates for the Catholic priesthood and religious life for nearly 30 years. As a result, our assessment model is the industry leader in comprehensive psychological and spiritual assessment, providing vocation directors, formators and religious superiors with an integrated understanding of a candidate’s emotional and spiritual health, interpersonal competencies and vulnerabilities, and overall capacity for success in ministry life. Saint Luke Institute president Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., explores best practices in the candidate evaluation process and offers recommendations for engaging clinicians, candidates and vocations and formation personnel in a comprehensive, effective evaluation process.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Explore the key components of a psychological assessment, including interview format and psychological testing protocols;
  2. Learn how evaluation data can be integrated into identifiable benchmarks for ongoing success in human and spiritual formation;
  3. Discuss the benefits of a multidisciplinary, integrated approach in providing useful recommendations for admission and formation.

Who Should Participate

Vocation directors, formation directors, seminary personnel and those involved with the screening and admission of candidates for priesthood and religious life.

Participate Live or Watch On-Demand

All registrants will have unlimited access to the on-demand recording and resource materials. You will receive a link to the recording after the live presentation on November 14.