Understanding Depression

Depression is a word that is used to describe various levels of the feeling of sadness; however, the chaplain needs to know this word at a clinical level in order to identify what intervention strategies might be the most effective when assisting someone who has or is experiencing a critical incident. He/she will learn what depression and clinical depression are and how that might impact the way in which he/she assists someone experiencing either of these conditions. This is a 2-hour course.