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 The Chaplain as a Family Systems Practitioner
presented by Moses Taiwo MPA MDiv PhD BCC
90 minutes (1.5 CE hours)
$55/member; $95/nonmember
Item Number: WebR1302
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Price: $95.00
A chaplain plays many roles when providing care and support to different people and situations that can be challenging. One role of the chaplain is that of a care provider or member of an interdisciplinary team or family.

By using the lens of family systems thinking, a chaplain can gain greater understanding of her/his role in light of the family systems elements that may enhance or hinder effective chaplaincy care to the diverse populations served in ministry.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this educational opportunity, participants will be able to:
1. Define the diverse roles of the chaplain and discuss the use of the self in diverse multi-cultural contexts and settings
2. Understand the theory of family systems thinking in chaplaincy care and education
3. Explore clinical applications of family systems thinking in chaplaincy care

Content level: Intermediate to advanced

Who Should Attend?

All chaplains from different settings, clergy of all faiths, scholars/researchers, and leaders and practitioners of pastoral education and counseling.

Chaplain Moses Taiwo MPA MDiv PhD BCC manages the clinical pastoral education program in the Office for Mission and Spiritual Care at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, IL. He previously served as a full-time supervisory staff chaplain at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, for five years.

Originally from Nigeria, West Africa, he and his family migrated to the U.S. in 1997 after he had served as a seminary professor at Babcock University (formerly Adventist Seminary of West Africa) from 1987-1997. Taiwo holds master's degrees in pastoral arts and divinity, and a doctorate in New Testament from Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI.

Taiwo was ordained in 2003 by the Michigan Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, and is endorsed by the Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries of the General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. He has been a member of APC since 2001 and a BCCI board certified chaplain since 2006. He was certified as an associate supervisor with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education in 2011.

When you purchase this webinar recording, you will receive a PDF file with links to watch the recording and access supplemental materials directly from our website. You'll be able to hear and see the complete presentation, including Q&A with the audience. To participate, all that is needed is a computer with Internet access and speakers, as the presentation audio and visuals are "webcast."