HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY MINISTER WITH THE FIVE DIFFICULT PERSONALITIES OF THE LATER YEARS
You’ll learn that there are five “chronic problem” or difficult personalities that elders can lapse into when/if their developmental maturation process is unhealthy or dysfunctional. Even though only between 15 and 20% of all elders may adopt any one of these five “difficult” personalities, they can give you 95% of the problems that you will encounter. Learning how to deal with these difficult personalities will ease your mind and heart tremendously.
Students learn to work with and manage the most common types of "chronic problem" difficult personalities maturing adults:
Students learn the most effective care management skills with these difficult populations, and how to teach it to others in need.
This is a thoroughly comprehensive and practical course designed so that you and your staff can deal more effectively with the most common emotional problems of your elder members. Chronic problem difficult personalities elders are challenging, and yet we are still called to offer the best in spiritual and personal care that we can. This course points us in the direction of being able to assist these "difficult personalities" without forfeiting or compromising ourselves. This course is a true "burn-out" prevention experience. ALL WHO WORK WITH ELDERS IN ANY WAY NEED THIS COURSE.
Course 108 is one of 12 courses that make-up the JOHNSON Institute curriculum in Spiritual Gerontology and Maturing Adult Faith Formation, culminating in student's earning their Professional Certificate in Spiritual Gerontology (PCSG).
This course may be taken anytime in a self-study format.