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Developing a Comprehensive Feedback Report for Formators and Leaders

$90.00

Tuesday, March 10
1:00-2:30 pm EST

Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., discusses how an integrated feedback session and written report can help vocation and formation directors support a candidate throughout the discernment and formation experience.

Product Description

Overview

The SLI candidate assessment experience culminates in an oral feedback session and includes a detailed written report for the candidate and the vocation director. This comprehensive, data-driven report reflects the intersection of psychological strengths and vulnerabilities in addition to the candidate’s emotional, relational and spiritual capacity for success in priesthood or religious life.

Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., a licensed psychologist, trained spiritual director and former seminary formator, discusses how an integrated feedback session and written report can provide a roadmap for vocation and formation directors for accompanying and effectively supporting a candidate throughout the discernment and formation experience.

This is the third presentation in a three-part training series.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Learn how to develop customized recommendations based on psychological testing data and spiritual assessment results;
  2. Identify the ethical considerations for sharing relevant information from the psychological evaluation to benefit the seminary admissions and training process, while respecting confidentiality considerations; and
  3. Identify skills for effectively communicating psychological concerns with both candidates and vocation directors through case study scenarios.

Who Should Participate

Psychologists, spiritual directors, vocation and formation directors, seminary personnel and other mental health professionals involved in psychological screening of candidates for Catholic ministry.

APA Continuing Education Credit

1.5 credit hours for registrants who participate in the entire live presentation and complete the presentation evaluation.

Saint Luke Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Saint Luke Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.