'Barriers to Physical & Spiritual Care for Indigenous Mexicans' Workshop

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:30pm
0015 Westbrook Building
Jennifer Wilburn (jennifer.wilburn@duke.edu)

Manos Unidas, a Duke Divinity School student groupwill sponsor a workshop for chaplains and those interested in clinical pastoral education on "Barriers to Physical & Spiritual Care for Indigenous Mexicans."

The workshop will examine the diversity of indigenous peoples including language, cultural character, religious beliefs, and uniques histories of oppression to help participants better serve indigenious people as chaplains with spiritual and cultural sensitivity. It will include examples of indigenous groups in North Carolina, a cultural profile, an overview of indigenous theology, and a list of cultural beliefs surrounding health practices with a focus on birth and dying.

A free pizza lunch is included. Anyone is invited to attended.