Shepherd’s Staff Caregiving Track

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Shepherd’s Staff Caregivers Track

Shepherd’s Staff Caregiving training/track prepares students to prayerfully and biblically offer support, encouragement and opportunities for growth towards those who are hurting.

The training consists of three quarters, which are 11 weeks each. Students may begin training during any quarter. Class sessions will consist of lecture, skills training (hands on practice), and discussion time to provide students with a variety of learning experiences. Students will receive instruction in these areas:

  • Model of Healing
  • Understanding Ourselves
  • Relating to Others (Divorce Recovery, Anger, Depression, Grief, Domestic Violence, and other topics will be discussed)
  • Skills (Listening, Question-Asking, Empathy)
  • Idols and Addictions
  • Understanding Families


Teachers will consist of WOL staff and guest speakers who are topic experts and have many years of experience in the field.

Please note, there is no requirement to be a School of Ministry graduate to attend this training, but SOM graduates are welcome. The completion of prerequisite, core classes will be required for all students but may be taken during the track.