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Where: Kijkandee Foundation- The Well - Chiang Mai, Thailand
When: Monday through Friday, November 1-5 – 9:00 AM-4:30 PM (Half-day on Friday)
Summary: "Sarah Lanier, author of 'Foreign to Familiar' and Dr. Erik Spruyt, founder and director of Le Rucher Ministries in France, will lead a skills focused basic debriefing workshop for leaders, mental health professionals and seasoned member care workers.  Le Rucher is internationally known for its debriefing of career field workers, with a five day, Christ center model of professionally trained debriefers. Both theory and practical application will be offered, as well as key resources for leaders of agencies and therapists alike.

Posted By: Beverly Richardson on Jul 12, 2010 03:46AM

The following websites are set up by
mission organisations and are aimed at
informing about and involving children in

Posted By: hh on Jun 21, 2010 07:14PM

MET offer on-the-field encouragement to missionaries through visits and retreats.
They are also involved in helping
missionaries re-evaluate and renew
effective partnership with their mission,
home church and supporters.

Posted By: hh on Jun 21, 2010 07:13PM

The main purpose of EI is to support and
encourage Christian workers across
Website: www.encourage-international.co.uk

Posted By: hh on Jun 21, 2010 07:12PM

A classic among Member Care Articles.
A Guest in Their World by Karen Carr, Mobile Member Care Team

Posted By: Anonymous on Jun 21, 2010 07:08PM

The MMCT COMMUNIQUÉ is a colorful, periodic digest of member care resources and events delivered to your agency or personal e-mail.  Click on the links below to view, print or download past issues. More...

Posted By: hh on Jun 21, 2010 07:04PM

Past Issues
Transition Resources - June 2007
Crisis Care - September 2007
Counseling Issues - January 2008
Third Culture Kids (TCKs) - May 2008
Cross-Cultural Couples - July 2008 More...

Posted By: hh on Jun 21, 2010 06:49PM

Today’s Voice for Third Culture Kids and Internationally Mobile Families
Interaction’s focus is . . More...

Posted By: hh on Jun 21, 2010 06:39PM

A wonderful option for families in the Middle East to take a holiday in the cool mountains of Cyprus this summer.  You need to book soon.  

Attached File: cyprusAdvert.pdf
Posted By: Susana on Jun 11, 2010 07:50PM

CHARIS TRAINING will be holding a retreat for full-time workers at Pulai Springs resort, near Johor Baru (Malaysia) 27-30 October 2010.

Posted By: Anonymous on Jun 11, 2010 07:38PM

Re-Entry Up Close and Personal
Something to Think About. . .
see attachment

Attached File: 1006_LinkCareTo_our_Colleagues_in_Personnel.htm
Posted By: Ken Royer on Jun 11, 2010 07:36PM

'In his image: Understanding and embracing the poor' by Andy Matheson (Intl Director of Oasis) is a book which has just been published.
This is not a member care book as such, but it is highly relevant to everyone whose work involves reaching out to the poor, and working for justice.

Posted By: Debbie on Jun 11, 2010 07:31PM

Symposium - Der Verantwortung gerecht werden – Debriefing und Re-Integration von Rückkehrern aus dem Ausland

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen!
Die Rückkehrer-Unterstützung durch Debriefings und Re-Integrationshilfen ist ein signifikanter Bereich auf dem Gebiet der  Personalfürsorge - Member Care.

Posted By: Jochen on Jun 11, 2010 07:28PM

PTM Conference
This year's theme:  "Shepherding in the Hard Places"
28 September - 1 October, 2010
Estes Park, CO USA
information at link on www.barnabas.org  

Posted By: Scott Shaum on May 28, 2010 09:40PM

Unrooted Childhoods: Memoirs of Growing Up Global
Unrooted - Real, Rich, Rewarding - Read It

Posted By: hh on May 28, 2010 09:38PM

Re-Entry: Making the Transition from Missions to Life at Home , by Peter Jordan

Posted By: Paul on May 28, 2010 09:34PM

The Reentry Team: Caring for Your Returning Missionaries by  Neal Pirolo

Posted By: Paul on May 28, 2010 09:32PM

Columbia International University
DMIN - (Member Care)
    The DMin (Member Care) equips professionals who have demonstrated skill in providing ministerial and/or therapeutic care for missionaries. It uses multi-disciplinary training tools to equip you as a Mission Support Services Specialist who served in an organizational setting or as a Clinical Counseling Specialist (licensure) who focuses on clinical needs of missionaries in the global arena.

Posted By: Rhonda Pruitt on May 28, 2010 09:25PM

Resources for Arabic-Speaking Workers
Arabic Member Care Projects! (AMP)
AMP is a joint effort to help develop resources for Arabic-speaking workers.

Posted By: Sue on May 28, 2010 09:17PM

ELIM Retreat Ministries
The dates specifically are August 27-September 1, September 12-17 and September 21-26.
Those interested will find pics, video, faq's and registration at www.elimretreats.org  More...

Posted By: Herny on May 28, 2010 09:02PM

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