DATE Tuesday, October 22, 2019
TIME 9:00AM – 3:30PM (Registration begins at 8:30AM)
TUITION Free for Northeast Association members in good standing. $30 for all others. Lunch is included.
LOCATION Alden United Church of Christ (212 West St., Alden, Iowa)
REGISTRATION Pre-registration required by October 15th. Click below.
If you have questions, contact Diane McClanahan at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of Training
What are healthy boundaries? Why are they important? What is the difference between boundary crossing and boundary violation? Beginning with an understanding of the nature of ministry, this workshop will focus on the broad range of professional boundaries that include but consist of so much more than prevention of sexual misconduct.
- Developing Self-Awareness
- The Impact of Family Systems on Healthy Boundaries
- The Nature of Power
- Dual Relationships—My Pastor, My Friend
- Financial Boundaries—Appropriate Gifts
- Communications—Need to Know or Want to Know?
- Internet and Social Networks
- Issues of Resistance
- Prevention Measures and Supports
Diane McClanahan, M.Div. is the Director of Leadership and Spiritual Life at the Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center. She holds a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Duke University and a master of divinity degree from Yale Divinity School. An ordained elder in the United Methodist Church, she has served congregations in Connecticut and Iowa. Diane is a spiritual director, clergy coach, church consultant and conflict transformation specialist. She provides spiritual enrichment opportunities, professional development programs and consultation to assist faith community leaders and their congregations to meet the needs of their communities through the Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center.
Diane McClanahan, Director, Leadership and Spiritual Life