Resilience

2022-04-19T17:07:29-04:00

Resilience Thriving Under Pressure Caregiving professionals carry a tremendous load in our world today. The pressure health care workers, social service providers and clergy face can only be relieved when resilience is the focus and conscious choices are made that lead towards responsible wholeness. Join us to discover how to thrive under the pressures of caregiving. Let us know what you thought of the presentation by completing the online feedback form. Give Feedback Meet Our Presenter Ivan L. Williams, DMin Director, Adventist Ministerial Association North American Division of Seventh-day [...]

Resilience2022-04-19T17:07:29-04:00

Food and Mood

2022-04-19T17:07:50-04:00

Food and Mood How what we eat affects how we feel Contributed by Maggie Collins, MPH, RDN, CDCES, DipACLM It is estimated that rates of depression among adults in the United States have jumped from 8.5% before the pandemic to a current 32.8%. What can be attributed to this alarming increase? Could it be that besides the emotional toll of the pandemic eating habits also declined during this time? What is the relationship between the foods we eat and how we feel? Does the Bible have anything to say about the connection between lifestyle [...]

Food and Mood2022-04-19T17:07:50-04:00

Alzheimer’s Disease

2022-04-19T08:12:03-04:00

Alzheimer’s Disease Dispelling the Myths In this presentation we will focus on: The historical perspective of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) in minority populations.  Myths versus Truth! The disproportionately higher incidence of AD in the African American population and “why.” Is it simple forgetfulness or cognitive impairment? What’s the difference? What’s happening with the brain as neurons suffer with buildup of plaque? Understanding and responding to Dementia related behaviors:  helpful tips for caregivers. After the diagnosis then what? A legal perspective, through the journey. The role of the nurse, community, and church from a social perspective. [...]

Alzheimer’s Disease2022-04-19T08:12:03-04:00

Balance Restored

2022-04-19T17:05:24-04:00

Balance Restored In An Unstable Environment Do we sometimes wonder if we are moving forward or backward?  Are we right side up or upside down?  Please join us as Dr. Beverly Sedlacek invites us to look inwardly at the current state of our hearts and minds.  We will also receive proven, timeless and wholesome methods to restore balance in an unstable environment enabling us to offer help to others we seek to serve. Meet Our Presenter Beverly Sedlacek, DNP,  PMHCNS-BC Dr. Sedlacek is a gifted speaker, therapist, author and educator [...]

Balance Restored2022-04-19T17:05:24-04:00

Preserving Hope

2022-04-19T17:06:04-04:00

Preserving Hope An Introduction to Suicide Prevention Join us as we explore the growing concern of suicide and discuss suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.  All of us, and especially ministry leaders, need to understand signs of suicidal ideation, be able to ask questions that encourage discussion, and know where to direct individuals for specialized care. Meet Our Presenters William Cork, MA, MDiv William Cork is Assistant Director of Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries for the North American Division and serves as a chaplain in the US Army Reserve. In addition to eighteen [...]

Preserving Hope2022-04-19T17:06:04-04:00

Where the Journey Began

2022-04-19T17:09:00-04:00

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 [...]

Where the Journey Began2022-04-19T17:09:00-04:00

All Tangled Up

2022-04-19T17:09:19-04:00

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

All Tangled Up2022-04-19T17:09:19-04:00

Trauma And the Sanctuary

2022-04-19T17:09:39-04:00

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 [...]

Trauma And the Sanctuary2022-04-19T17:09:39-04:00

The Other Way Around

2022-04-19T17:10:11-04:00

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 [...]

The Other Way Around2022-04-19T17:10:11-04:00

What’s Wrong With You

2022-04-19T17:10:30-04:00

Moving from “What is Wrong with You?” to “What Happened to You?” Creating an Environment of Support for Traumatized Individuals in Faith Based Organizations In every community and population, there is trauma. It is an epidemic in the world today. New research is coming out every year testifying to the dramatic effects of trauma upon the brain and body. In order for nurses to provide adequate care in any given field, trauma-informed practice is a necessity. This means having an understanding of how trauma affects the individual, both in the present and long after [...]

What’s Wrong With You2022-04-19T17:10:30-04:00
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