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Course overview
The holidays usually represent a fun, festive time of year. But the holidays are not a celebratory time for all. This course seeks to answer the pivotal question: How do we provide care to those experiencing the holiday blues? This course will specifically examine how spiritual care practitioners provide spiritual care to persons experiencing household, community, and environmental trauma.

What's included?

This hybrid learning experience includes asynchronous and synchronous course content including articles, videos, discussions, reflections, and assignments.

5 Weeks of Learning

This course begins with a live session on October 30, 2023 and ends on December 8, 2023.

Live Interactions

This course includes weekly live Zoom discussions with a weekly make-up date.

Asynchronous Content

This course will offer asynchronous content that can be engaged when it works best for your schedule.

Assignment Feedback

This course includes assignments with instructor feedback for a complete learning experience.

Discussions with Others

This course invites learners to share thoughts and ideas to increase connection.

3 Certified CEUs

This course includes a 3 certified CEU course certificate towards professional development.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of this online, hybrid learning experience:
  • Students will learn what are household, community and environmental traumas and how these traumas are triggered during the holidays.
  • Students will learn chaplaincy tools and spiritual care strategies for caring for people experiencing these various types of traumas especially during the holidays.
  • Students will learn specific steps on how to serve as public witness or public theologians on issues of trauma.

Rev. Dr. Danielle "Danie" J. Buhuro

ACPE Certified Educator, CPE Supervisor, and CEU Certified Instructor

Rev. Dr. Danielle J. Buhuro is the Founder, Executive Director, and ACPE Certified Educator at Sankofa CPE Center, LLC. where she is board certified by both ACPE and APC. 'Danie' is an ordained clergy with ministerial standing in the United Church of Christ (UCC), the author of numerous books, and also serves as the Director of Movement Chaplaincy at Faith Matters Network.