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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.
The following websites are set up by
mission organisations and are aimed at
informing about and involving children in
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.
The main purpose of EI is to support and
encourage Christian workers across
A classic among Member Care Articles.
A Guest in Their World by Karen Carr, Mobile Member Care Team
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.
CHARIS TRAINING will be holding a retreat for full-time workers at Pulai Springs resort, near Johor Baru (Malaysia) 27-30 October 2010.More...
Re-Entry Up Close and Personal
Something to Think About. . .
'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.
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.
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
Unrooted Childhoods: Memoirs of Growing Up Global
Unrooted - Real, Rich, Rewarding - Read It
Re-Entry: Making the Transition from Missions to Life at Home , by Peter Jordan
The Reentry Team: Caring for Your Returning Missionaries by Neal Pirolo
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.
Resources for Arabic-Speaking Workers
Arabic Member Care Projects! (AMP)
AMP is a joint effort to help develop resources for Arabic-speaking workers.