Researcher Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell and others with the Clergy Health Initiative comment in The Christian Century about how the initiative is addressing the crisis in clergy health
Alumni Memorial Common Room (152 Langford Building)
Tommy Grimm, firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 613-5350
The Duke Clergy Health Initiative staff will host a study break prior to the afternoon session for Spirited Life participants attending the Course of Study being held at Duke Divinity School on July 1-26.
Light refreshments and goodie bags will be available.
Clergy have been found to have higher-than-average rates of chronic disease and depression. But it may be difficult to get them into care because pastors default to caring for others first. Duke University researchers have been trying to design health programs that will be more effective for clergy, given these tendencies.