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From Toxic to Tolerable: Navigating a Difficult Workplace

$25.00

Thursday, January 18
1:00-2:00 pm EST

Emily R. Cash, Psy.D., recommends strategies for thriving in a challenging ministry environment.

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

Product Description

Overview

Even in pastoral ministry settings, office gossip, lack of transparency, and toxic behavior can be extremely stressful to navigate. Modeling positive, open communication and setting consistent personal and professional boundaries are key to maintaining your own health and resiliency. Emily R. Cash, Psy.D., recommends strategies for thriving in a challenging ministry environment.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Discuss common workplace stressors and their long-term impact on mental and spiritual wellness;
  2. Learn key communication skills for managing difficult interactions with peers and those in authority positions; and
  3. Discover strategies for setting and maintaining healthy personal and professional boundaries.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. What do I find the most stressful about my current workplace or ministry assignment?
  2. Do I contribute in a positive or negative way when difficult issues arise?
  3. How can I model good boundaries for others?