Queensland Sangha Association
Introduction to Buddhist Chaplaincy 2023


This short course (20 hours in class/100 hours in total) offers some basic training and skills in how to help and support people who are in distress or difficult circumstances.

The topics to be covered in the course include:

  • What it means, from a Buddhist perspective, to help others
  • Listening skills and effective communication
  • Assessing needs and making referrals
  • Common mental health problem in the community
  • Suicide prevention
  • Self-care for chaplains.

The course will run via Zoom over five Sunday mornings (9am to 1pm AEST) on the following dates in 2023:  29 October, 5 November, 12 November, 26 November, 3 December.

The course is free although a donation to the Queensland Sangha Association is requested for participants who are able to afford this.

Find further information about this course: Introduction to Buddhist Chaplaincy course Oct-Dec 2023

or email Dr Barbara Sullivan: barbara.sullivan4005@gmail.com

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