Interpersonal Relationship Group Seminar

This announcement is from Dr. Cal Sodoy, Diplomate Supervisor of Clinical Pastoral Education/Training.

The Pastoral and Spiritual Care Training Center offers a two week (3-days per week, MWF) Interpersonal Relationship Group Seminar for congregations to enhance personal relationships among its members where anger, hurt, intimacy, love, care, and warmth for each other are openly identified, affirmed and recognized in an attempt to find out their valued meaning.

Three competencies are to be developed:

  • Personal awareness
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Spiritual awareness

The goal is to be transparent and authentic to oneself in relationship with each other. This experience will lead to a deeper awareness of oneself in discovering our common humanity with each other. Thus, the forming of genuine and authentic relationships with fellow believers in the faith community are made possible. Therefore the sustaining presence of living together in the faith based on a loving, caring and transparent relationships will be affirmed and celebrated.

Fee:  P1000 per hour for group work.

Food and lodging:  Sonsor of teh seminar will be in charge.

Training location:  College of Theology, Central Philippine University (Iloilo City). Alternatively, the sponsor may arrange for a meeting area of their choice.

Dates of training:  Open and negotiable

For more information:  Inquire of Dr. Cal Castro Sodoy


                                            CP:  09212288462


CPSP-Philippines Moving South and North

CPSP-Philippines was founded in Baguio City in 2011. The expansion has been slow, but it is speeding up both to the South and to the NoCPSP_PH_TestLogo(1)rth. Starting from the South and moving North.

1.  Visayas and Mindanao. CPE Supervisor  Calixto Sodoy is overseeing three CPE training centers: Visayas, Mindanao, and Southern Tagalog. He is working with Supervisors-in-Training, Cris Sian and Mary Grace Labis. It is great to be working with them and are excited at the possibility of expanding pastoral care and clinical chaplaincy in these regions. They will be busy this Summer with CPE trainees. Additionally. another member is working to establish a chapter, and initiating clinical pastoral care, in Zamboanga.

2.  Metro Manila.  Dr. Sim Dang-Awan and Dr. Victor Layug will be leading a CPE training at Mary Johnston Hospital. This will be handled residentially at the hospital. The unit will start on April 6 and continue to July 4.

3.  Baguio.  The Bukal Life and PBTS Training Centers will be holding joint CPE trainings on the campus of PBTS, in conjunction with Baguio General Hospital. The SITs in charge are Celia Munson and Jehny Pedazo of the Bukal Life Training Center, and Dr. Paul Tabon of the PBTS Training Center. The full unit starts March 16th and continues for 11 weeks. The half unit starts April 8 and continues 6-7 weeks.

4.  Korea. Dr. Y. Lee will be starting CPE in the Ansan City area in the next few weeks. More info as it becomes available.