Our mission is the promotion of health and spiritual wellness of Catholic Clergy and Religious by providing educational services regarding alcoholism, addiction and mental/spiritual health, and by promoting and providing research in alcoholism and other addictions affecting the Catholic Church.
Guest House Education offers a variety of services utilizing Guest House Staff and our speakers bureau.
Guest House Education offerings include:
- Consultation for Intervention and for Treatment
- Workshops & Retreats
- Convocation Presentations
- Clergy and Religious Study Days
- Seminary Education; singular or progressive annually
- Personnel Management Training/Coaching
- Resources for Information on Addictions and Health Issues
These services are offered in the spirit of healing and are designed to lessen the damages of addictive disorders and emotional problems experienced by those in ministry and those they serve.
SAVE THE DATES
GUEST HOUSE SUMMER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
JULY 10-12, 2017
ANNUAL SUMMER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
JULY 10-12, 2017
PROVIDENCE BILTMORE HOTEL
PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND
Addiction and Recovery Across the Life Cycle:
Indicators for Intervention and Guideposts for Compassionate Treatment
Addiction impacts clergy and religious regardless of age. Join other Church leaders in exploring ways in which addiction manifests itself among younger, middle-aged, and older clergy and men religious. Learn more about leadership’s role in the intervention, treatment, and ongoing care process. Celebrate the many gifts recovering clergy and religious of all age groups offer our Church.
Full Conference- presentations, meals and two nights’ lodging (July 10 and 11)- prior to May 1st $369, after May 1st $399. Conference Commuter- presentations and meals- prior to May 1st $199, after May 1st $225.
PRESENTATION TOPICS INCLUDE:
“Addictive Disorders Among Younger Clergy and Religious”
“Addiction, Recovery and the Second Half of Life”
“Growing Up and Growing Old in Recovery: Letting the Steps Be Our Guide”
“Active Addiction, Intervention, Treatment and Beyond”
SPEAKERS TO INCLUDE:
Jeffery Berger, MD
Rev. Mr. Steven DeMartino, MPA, CASAC
Br. Wayne Fitzpatrick, M.M., MA, MS, C-GCM
Rev. James Harbaugh, S.J.
Rev. Thomas Kopp, MDiv
Robert Koval, Guest House President and CEO
Michael Morton, MA, LMFT, CSAT-S
Joseph Shoots, MA, LLP, CAADC
Terrence Sullivan, Director of Outreach
Rev. Mark Stelzer, STD
JULY 9-11, 2018
For more information about scheduling an education experience, contact Colleen Richards, Education and Alumni Administrator 800-626-6910, extension 1207.
In addition to our annual Summer Leadership Conference and our Alumni/Alumnae scheduled events, Guest House representative(s) will present at the following locations:
WOMEN RELIGIOUS TRAINING DAYS
Walking with the Wounded
Lake Orion, MI
May 3-5, 2017
June 7-9, 2017
October 4-6, 2017
St. Joseph’s Seminary
May 11-12, 2017