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Conference on Human Formation: Mental Health Matters

Monday April 20 - Thursday April 23

Saint Meinrad Archabbey

The third biennial Conference on Human Formation will take place April 20-23, 2020, at Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, IN.

365体育足球官网The conference is co-sponsored by Saint Luke Institute and Saint Meinrad Archabbey and its Seminary and School of Theology.

365体育足球官网The “Mental Health Matters” conference is designed for formation and vocations personnel as well as diocesan and religious leadership, and aims to help participants better recognize and respond to mental health concerns as they arise in initial and ongoing formation of priests, and men and women religious.

365体育足球官网The workshop topics will include dealing with histories of trauma and sexual abuse, how to refer and participate in a candidate’s treatment, addressing intellectual deficits and learning difficulties, internet pornography and online addictions, deciding between counseling and spiritual direction, and more.

Speakers will include national and international experts in psychology and human and spiritual formation. The presenters include Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, PhD, author of numerous books and articles on priestly wellness and spirituality; Rev. David Songy, OFM Cap, PsyD, current president and CEO of Saint Luke Institute, Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, PhD, and Emily Cash, PsyD.

365体育足球官网Other speakers include Fr. Denis Robinson, OSB; Michael Day, PsyD; Crystal Taylor-Dietz, PsyD; Sr. Mary Pat Garvin, RSM, PhD; Sr. Jane Becker, OSB, PhD; Michael Pollard, LCSW; and Fr. Peter Marshall, MSW.

For more information about the program, fees and registration, call (502) 632-2471 or visit the website at .