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Integrating Spirituality into the Psychological Assessment Process

$90.00

Tuesday, March 3
1:00-2:30 pm EST

Rev. Paul Scaglione, M.Div., and Emily R. Cash, Psy.D, discuss the unique role of the spiritual director as assessor and team member in the psychological evaluation process.

Product Description

Overview

The Saint Luke Institute Candidate Assessment Protocol (SLI-CAP) features an extensive spiritual assessment to explore the candidate’s religious beliefs and practices and his or her understanding of the discernment process. This process helps spiritual directors determine whether a candidate has the willingness and capacity to enter into a formation experience that will foster spiritual growth and support long-term, healthy ministry. Trained spiritual director and SLI staff member Rev. Paul Scaglione, M.Div., and Emily R. Cash, Psy.D., director of the Saint Luke Institute candidate assessment program, discuss the unique role of the spiritual director as assessor and team member in the psychological evaluation process.

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

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Identify the components of a comprehensive spiritual assessment;
  2. List specific ways to integrate data from the spiritual assessment into the written psychological report;
  3. Describe the relationship between the spiritual director and the psychologist and their respective roles in the candidate evaluation process.

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.