Presentation on theme: " CSHRS was founded in 2003 at Indiana State University by Dr. Thomas Johnson and Dr. Jean Kristeller with the support of the Metanexus Institute. 2006."— Presentation transcript:
CSHRS was founded in 2003 at Indiana State University by Dr. Thomas Johnson and Dr. Jean Kristeller with the support of the Metanexus Institute. 2006 – Identified as a Center of Regional Distinction by ISU Laying the Foundations
Mission The Center for the Study of Health, Religion, and Spirituality (CSHRS) established as a collaborative partnership of academics, researchers, and practitioners to promote dialogue, scholarship, and service regarding the interrelationships between the domains of health, religion, and spirituality.
To examine these relationships within a framework that encourages and values the contributions of interdisciplinary commentary and scholarship To engage in cutting edge research that generates external funding and further research To translate acquired knowledge into innovative programs and services to the wider community (i.e., interfaith dialogue, pastoral counseling, support services for loss/trauma, etc.) The purpose of the Center is threefold:
Our History … Mindfulness Meditation Research Program Spirituality & Addiction Research Program Integrating Spirituality into Health Care Interventions Forgiveness, Altruism, & Aggression Research Program Addictions and Spirituality End of Life Issues Facing Loss Meditation and Spirituality Healing Rhythms: Conference and Workshop on Music and Meditation Healing Rhythms II: The Second International Tai Chi/ Qigong for Health Conference Funded Initiatives Conferences
Initiative BenchmarksPredicted Fall 2012Actual Fall 2012 Faculty Fellows Program (# of participants/ # of publications, grant proposals, or courses developed by fellows) 2/00 Attendance at Annual Conference5070 Number of papers or programs submitted for presentation at Annual Conference 16/109/21 Proportion of conference costs covered by registration fees and other fees (book sales, vendors, etc.) 20%0 CE Workshops (attendance/percentage of costs covered by registration fees) 30/10%0 Additional Programming (3 rd Thursdays, Interfaith Initiative, Cosponsored programs, etc). # of programs/attendance 6/1508/527 Retention rate for students involved in Center courses and programs -TBD
Present ISU Interfaith Fellowship Miracle on 7th St. World AIDS Day Religion Panel- Social Justice Committee 7 th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference Chicago-based playwright and actress Rohina Malik and human rights activist Stephen Wessler
Recent Accomplishments “Dealing with grief during a season of celebration” December 23, 2012 Dr. Christine Kennedy in The Tribune Star Kristeller, J. L. and Rapgay, L. (2013). Buddhism: A Blend of Religion, Spirituality, and Psychology. In Kenneth Pargament. APA Handbook of Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press. Vol. 1. Johnson, T. (2013). Addiction and the Search for the Sacred: Religion, Spirituality, and the Origins and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders. In Kenneth Pargament. APA Handbook of Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press. Vol. 2.
UP Collaborative Programs The Institute for Community Sustainability- Brown Bag Series Center for Health, Wellness, and Life- Enrichment Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Care for the Caregiver Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshop Wellness Symposium (with Union Hospital, and ISU Wellness, and Applied Health Sciences)
ISU/ Community Collaborative Programs Campus Ministries- Brown Bag Series College of Education- Ethics course Fall 2013 Dr. Mary Howard-Hamilton, Dr. Kandace Hinton, and Dr. Christine Kennedy Using the narrative of Black women writers The Community Semester- The Cognitive, Spiritual, and Neural Effects of Aging: Challenges and Opportunities Contemplative Garden Meditation Group
CSHRS Partners Islamic Center of Terre Haute Saudi Student Association Hebrew Congregation of Terre Haute Maple Center for Integrative Health Union Hospital Rotary of Terre Haute Sisters of Providence Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Loyola University Maryland Minority Health Coalition of Vigo County ISU Yoga and Meditation Club Thubten Norbu Ling Buddhist Center of Santa Fe Hospice of the Wabash Valley