Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Direction
Intensive Program (SDIP)
Available to both local and distance students, our Spiritual Direction Intensive Program (SDIP) is a one-year (10-credit) program designed for those who have training in contemplative listening in a sister discipline (e.g., counseling) or who already have a Spiritual Direction certificate are are seeking more training. Students in the SDIP program take five courses over three semesters, participate in two Wisdom School Retreats, meet with 2-5 directees, and receive peer and individual supervision.
Applicants will typically have:
- at least 2 years of experience in a ministry that requires deep contemplative listening
- at least 2 years of contemplative practice/training
- at least 1 year of receiving monthly spiritual direction
- an interview with the co-directors of the Spiritual Direction Graduate Certificate program