Certificate in Spiritual Care

This certificate course in Spiritual Care will equip you with the concepts and skills required for working more effectively in this crucial field. It is ideal for professionals such as nurses, doctors, teachers, pastors, social workers and counsellors – or for those with an interest in spiritual care.
Specifically, this course is designed to enrich your understanding of the following important areas: an introduction to spirituality and spiritual care; models and measures of spirituality; the role of values in spiritual care; spiritual care across the life cycle; counselling skills and spiritual care; resources for spiritual care; the power of story in wholeness and healing; and the role of ethics in spiritual care.

There is no prior knowledge or experience required to embark on this useful certificate course. You are free to commence at a time that suits your schedule – and to continue at your pace for a period of six months. Full tutor support is provided for this course.

Note: The Online Counselling College uses a person-centred approach, and Egan’s The Skilled Helper Model.

Click here for Spiritual Care Syllabus

Suggested textbook for the course (to be purchased by the student)

McSherry, W. (2008). Making sense of spirituality in nursing and health care practice. (2nd ED) London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.