FCN And COVID-19 Sorting Facts From Fiction In this webinar we discuss critical thinking and a decision tree that can be used by FCNs to discern facts from fiction during this pandemic as they engage in health promotion. Meet Our Presenter Katia Reinert, PHD, MSN, RN, CRNP, FNP-BC, PHCNS-BC, FCN Dr Katia Reinert serves as Health Ministries associate director for the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist church. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist and practices internal medicine at Shepherds clinic in Baltimore, Maryland. [...]
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The COVID-19 Vaccines Sorting Through Facts, Sharing Our Mission There’s no doubt that a vaccine has been much anticipated ever since COVID-19 was declared to be a pandemic. In this webinar, we will hear from renowned experts, Dr. David Williams and Dr. Roger Seheult, and consider what we know to date about the vaccines, questions and concerns, and implications for certain population groups. We will also discuss what the Church can do to foster hope, awareness, and healing. Meet Our Presenters Dr. David Williams, PhD, MPH, MDiv Dr. Williams is [...]
Where the Journey Began The Keynote of Our Story Every story has a beginning. In this presentation, we will explore the story of the Journey to Wholeness addiction recovery program, learning why it is founded on the principles of 12-step recovery programs. Learn how the joy, hope, and courage that comes from peer support is a keynote of our story of recovery. Meet Our Presenter Jackie Bishop Mom of three, occupational therapist, pastor, in recovery for 20+ years, and co-author of the Journey to Wholeness material, which focuses on the [...]
All Tangled Up Minimizing Stress and Pursuing Joy During the Holiday Season Ever have tangled feelings about the holiday season? Come join us as we discover God’s design for unwinding. Meet Our Presenter Adelaide C. Durkin, MS, RN, CNE, DNPc Review the Resources Explore More Visit the AAFCN InTouch page for more informative and practical webinars. Email Newsletter Sponsored by
Trauma And the Sanctuary Creating an Environment of Support for Traumatized Individuals in Faith Based Organizations Trauma is an epidemic in the world today. New research continues to testify of the dramatic effects of trauma upon the brain and body. This presentation will provide further understanding into the effects of trauma while presenting skills to address its far-reaching impact that go beyond just suggesting counseling. The Andrews University Trauma Education Team will highlight intersections between faith and science, understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and relevant approaches for working within faith-based organizations. Meet [...]
The Other Way Around Gaining Support For Recovery Ministry Every story has a beginning. In this presentation, we will explore the story of the Journey to Wholeness addiction recovery program, learning why it is founded on the principles of 12-step recovery programs. Learn how the joy, hope, and courage that comes from peer support is a keynote of our story of recovery. Meet Our Presenter Dr. Kathy Beagles Connef Dr. Coneff is an educator who has spent many years in classrooms and in developing Bible-based curriculum for young people. She [...]
Civic Engagement A Christian Response Heightened partisanship has made many wary of political engagement. Others feel disenfranchised due to a lack of representation by their government leaders. But there are many reasons to celebrate our opportunities for political and civic engagement, the primary of which is it allows us to care for the needs of our fellow man. Join the NAD Public Affairs and Religious Liberty team as we highlight ways we can live out the Gospel Imperative by serving as responsible citizens of our country. Meet Our Presenters Orlan [...]
Building Resilience In At-Risk Youth What builds resilience among at risk youth? Resilience is defined as the ability to overcome a difficult environment and thrive amidst surrounding chaos. Decades of research demonstrate that all of our youth are at risk for substance abuse and other behavioral addictions. There are a number of specific things we can do as a faith community that build resilience in our youth and aid recovery for those that have gotten involved in substance abuse. Meet Our Presenter Dr. Duane McBride, PhD Dr. McBride joined the [...]
Enough! How to bring more than enough joy into our lives and the lives of others. Have you ever been caught short on time, money, or materials? Perhaps you didn’t have enough time to meet a deadline, enough money to cover an expense or enough material to finish an important job. God’s original design for us was to always live with having enough. Join us for our next InTouch meeting when Bonita Shields, North American Division Vice-President for Ministries, will discuss whole-life stewardship, what that means and how faithful stewardship looks in all areas [...]
Caring For the Elderly Ministering to A High Risk Population In the COVID-19 Era COVID-19 has uncovered and exploited many of our weaknesses – personal, behavioral, and overall health, societal, and even Public Health. Hardest hit have been the elderly and those with underlying non-communicable disease states. In this segment we shall explore why the elderly are vulnerable and how we can care for them, decrease their risk, and protect them from this disease which for them may be deadly. Meet Our Presenters Zeno L. Charles-Marcel, MD Dr. Charles-Marcel is [...]