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PROGRAM STRUCTURE
Course Components
Reading Assignments
Writing Assignments
Service Work
Mentor Interviews
Optional Activities
COURSE INFO
Contacts, Communications and Slack
Group Agreements
Payment, Withdrawal and Completion
MONTH BY MONTH
Before Our First Workshop
September
Karuna – Compassion
Seminar 09/08
Workshop 09/29
October
Dana – Generosity
Seminar 10/13
Workshop 10/20
November
Sila – Virtue
Seminar 11/10
Workshop 11/17
December
Nekkhama – Renunciation
Seminar 12/04
Workshop 12/08
January
Panna – Wisdom
Seminar 01/12
Workshop 01/19
February
Virya – Energy
Seminar 02/02
Workshop 02/09
March
Khanta – Patience
Seminar 03/08
Workshop 03/15
April
Sacca – Truth
Seminar 04/09
Workshop 04/12
May
Aditthana – Resolve
Seminar 05/03
Workshop 05/10
June
Metta – Lovingkindness
Seminar 05/31
Workshop 06/07
July
Upekkha – Equanimity
Seminar 06/28
Workshop 07/12
RESOURCES
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June

METTA – LOVING-KINDNESS
Seminar date: 05/31/2024
Workshop date: 06/07/2024

“I cannot provide for the welfare and happiness of others merely by wishing for it. Let me put forth effort to accomplish it.”

CLASS RECORDINGS

TO DO BEFORE JULY CLASS:
– Practice regularly with paramita of the month: Metta / Lovingkindness
– Continue with service work
– Meet with your buddy
– Meet with your small group
– Have a Mentor Interview if you are scheduled here
– There are no writing assignments for this month. Make sure you are caught up and that all your writing assignments have now been handed in to faculty.
– Read the June workshop follow-up articles posted below
– Read at least 100 pages from the Book of the Month. See reading schedule here.

READ

METTA – LOVINGKINDNESS
The Perfection of Lovingkindness
The Golden Rule
Beyond the Golden Rule
The Metta Sutta

PRISON DHARMA
What We Wish We Had Been Told Before Going in to Prisons
The Prison and the American Imagination
Life on the Inside

POWER AND AUTHORITY
The Three Faces of Victim (optional)
The Impact of Professional Spiritual Care
What Impact do Chaplains Have?
Quote by Brother David Steindl-Rast

OPTIONAL FURTHER READING

The Servant by James C Hunter

EXTRA SESSION: WHAT IS CPE?

A huddle with Vanessa recorded on 06/10/23 about options for CPE and her own experiences as a Chaplain Resident in a hospital setting.


ONLINE RESOURCES

ACPE
Beginner’s Guide to CPE
Chaplaincy Innovation Lab podcast: Intro to CPE

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