The Spiritual Direction Certificate (SDC) Program is designed to provide the knowledge, skills, and supervision for future spiritual directors. The Program seeks to respond to the ongoing need for the followers of Jesus Christ to assist one another on their path of becoming every day, more faithful disciples of the Lord.
The SDC program is made up of six online classes which include two four-day onsite residences, and practicum. The online classes are offered three times a year, in eight-week segments. The pillars of the program include: integration of theological and human sciences as they relate to spiritual development; learning the art and skills of human interactions; and the fruitful experience of supervision.
SDC 100: Ongoing Conversion, Deepening Discipleship, and the Foundations of Spiritual Direction
SDC 200: Human Development for Spiritual Direction
SDC 300: Relating Skills for Spiritual Direction (with Residency in week 7)
SDC 400: Discernment and Spiritual Growth: Theory and Practice
SDC 500: Advanced Spiritual Direction Skills and Practicum: Putting Out into the Deep (with Residency in week 2)
SDC 600: Advanced Prayer and Situations
Applicants must provide the following for admission to the certificate in spiritual direction program:
After the review of these requirements, the admissions committee will contact the applicant to schedule a video-conference interview. Interviews generally take place during the term prior to the course start.
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