Advanced Certificate in Spiritual Direction Supervision

Advanced Certificate in Spiritual Direction Supervision is designed for experienced spiritual directors.

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This program facilitates education, enrichment, and hands-on experiences. It consists of:

  • Personal growth and formation in the art of supervision
  • Knowledge and reflection exercises on models of supervision
  • Improved communication skills within the context of the helping relationship
  • Discernment of one’s call to the ministry of supervision in spiritual direction
  • Practica and supervision in directing the Spiritual Exercises in a retreat setting

This program is available to laity, religious, and clergy of all faith traditions. It consists of lectures, required reading, group process, theological reflection, integration, professional identity, ethics, and individual supervision.

Prerequisites for program:

  • Be in spiritual direction
  • Hold a certificate in spiritual direction training
  • Have directed a minimum of three years post certification
  • Submit two letters of reference
  • Submit two letters documenting your experience in facilitating directed retreats
  • Complete online application for advanced certificate in supervision
  • Interview with Executive Director; exceptions discussed with Executive Director

Tuition: $1,500 with modest scholarships available

Participants receive 45 hours of coursework. In addition to coursework, 300 hours of supervision is required.

Classes are held in person and via Zoom

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