Education & Training
- NEW! Brochure to help mental heath professionals assess spiritual strengths in mental health recovery: Gomi, S., Starnino, V., Canda, E.R., Goscha, R., & Eichler, M. (2013). Assessing Spirituality Within the Strengths Model of Mental Health Recovery [Brochure] (pdf). Lawrence, KS: KU School of Social Welfare.
In Fall 2014, Dr. Edward R. Canda went on sabbatical during which he presented in Czech Republic on spirituality and mental health. His presentation at the Pre-Conference Session, Hradec Days of Social Work, University of Hradec Kralove, Hradec Kralove Spiritual Strengths Assessment and Practice for Mental Health Recovery, was translated into Czech and recorded. The audio files are embedded into each slide and contain both the English and Czech. Click on the speaker icon on each slide to hear Dr. Canda's presentation. Some slides have no audio. Many thanks to Ms.Gabriela Smetanova, who interpreted the English into Czech language.
While on sabbatical, Dr. Canda's presentation at Palacký University, Olomouc (Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci) was video recorded:
- Spirituality and Its Role in Mental Health (pdf) with articles by E. Canda of KU and M. Eichler and others.
- This educational module is developed from materials presented at Spirituality and Mental Health Recovery: A Conference for Kansas Mental Health Service Providers and Consumers. Spirituality and Mental Health Recovery: Insights from the Art and Words of Consumers of Mental Health Services (pdf of powerpoint)
- A teaching resource designed to help instructors implement this presentation is available: Gomi, S. & Canda, E. R. (2014). Teaching Resource on Spirituality and Mental Health Recovery: Insights From the Art and Words of Consumers of Mental Health Services (pdf)