Audio Conference Webinar

Therapeutic Relationship as a Spiritual Resource

DATE: February 27, 2017
TIME: 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm (Eastern)

CEUs: 1.25


Ann M. Callahan

DescriptionLearning ObjectivesIndividual Rates


Social work provides an opportunity to cultivate a therapeutic relationship that can be spiritually transformative; however, the realization of such potential requires the building of spiritual competence. This workshop will draw from theory, research, and practice to clarify how spiritual sensitivity can transform the therapeutic relationship into a spiritual resource.


Presentation Topics and Timeline:

Therapeutic Relationships (5 min.)

Spiritual Importance of Relationships (15 min.)

Relational Spirituality (10 min.)

Implications for Practice (30 min.)

Conclusion and Questions (15 min.)

Download the Training Outline

Primary Audience: Social workers, clinical practitioners, clergy, students
Primary Content Level: Basic Intermediate

Learning Objectives

After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify 2-3 evidence-based therapeutic qualities in therapeutic relationships
  • Explain how intra-, inter-, and transpersonal relationships can inform spirituality
  • Describe how spiritually sensitive social work informs relational spirituality

  • Individual Registration Rates

    Current Member Rate



    Full-time Student

    Non-Member Rate



    Full-time Student


    CEU Accreditation Information
    NACSW, provider no.1078, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), phone: 800-225-6880, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program valid through 1/27/18. NACSW maintains responsibility for the program. Social Workers will receive 1.25 continuing education clock hours for participating in this training. It is important for participants to contact their own licensing boards licensing boards to verify that this training meets their requirements for continuing education credit and/or licensure renewal.

    Requirements for Earning CE Contact Hours for an audio conference:
    Requirements to earn continuing education contact hours for audio conference workshops include: a) listening in to the two-hour audio conference workshop; b) completing an on-line evaluation of the session; c) receiving a grade of 80% or better on the "open-book" post-workshop quiz for this session. Participants who meet these requirements will be able to download and print out a CEU certificate online immediately after submitting the session evaluation and post-workshop quiz.

    Registration Fee and Refund Policy: The registration fee (for non-members only) covers participation in the full conference session, as well as costs associated with producing a continuing education certificate. Upon request via made email or telephone up to one week prior to this session, a registrant will receive a full refund (minus a processing fee). No refunds can be provided after this time.

    Grievance Procedure: Any individual who has a complaint regarding any aspect of this regional conference is encouraged to communicate in writing to the executive director of NACSW within 30 days after the conference. The executive director will conduct a review and respond in writing within 30 days of receiving this complaint. For more information, contact the NACSW office at or 203-270-8780.

    Accommodations: Please contact NACSW, 888-426-4712, at least 30 days before the event if you would like to request a special accommodation.