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GRE Announces 2019 Pastoral Mental Health Counseling Conference


The digital age has introduced myriad opportunities as well as unprecedented challenges to all facets of life. For those who work in helping professions, including mental health counselors and pastoral caregivers, this new era calls for fresh approaches to assisting individuals and communities enhance their mental and spiritual wellbeing.

This year’s Pastoral Mental Health Counseling conference will focus on issues at the intersection of pastoral mental health counseling and 21st-century technology:

Jaco Hamman, Ph.D. (Vanderbilt Divinity School) and Kirk Bingaman, Ph.D. (Fordham University)

2019 Pastoral Mental Health Counseling Conference:
Spiritual Care in a Digital Age
Friday, March 8, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Room 333 | 140 W. 62nd St.
Lincoln Center Campus
New York, NY 10023

The conference will feature Jaco Hamman, Ph.D., associate professor of religion, psychology, and culture at Vanderbilt Divinity School, and GRE’s own Kirk Bingaman, Ph.D., associate professor of pastoral counseling.

All are welcome to attend. The conference is free for all Fordham students, faculty, and staff. Click here to register and view conference details.

GRE is pleased to offer 4.75 CEUs from the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) to all members who attend. In addition, chaplains who are certified through the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc. (BCCI)—an affiliate of the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)—may use the event as a continuing education opportunity to enhance professional knowledge and pastoral competency.

Learn more about the Pastoral Mental Health Counseling program at GRE, and read about past conferences:


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