Healing and the Human Spirit

Course Description

Examine an integrative approach to health, healing, and spirituality. Complementary and alternative healing practices and opportunities as related to purpose of life and spirituality practices will be discussed. Explore multidimensions of spiritual aspects of the human experience, introspection into inner life, connection to nature and the divine realm as related to health, healing and personal well-being.

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine the characteristics of spirituality and purpose of life.
  • Critique the elements and implications of healing practices as connected to spirituality, and essence of being.
  • Evaluate purpose of life rituals and practices including introspection of personal values, inspiration, and inner life orientation to health and healing practice.
  • Design spiritual interventions, care, and assessments for healing practices.
  • Evaluate the spiritual dimension of healing throughout all processes and stages of life.

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We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 150,000 alumni worldwide.

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Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

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School of Health and Human Services

“Our faculty members are nationally recognized across a broad spectrum of health profession disciplines and prepare students for success in the ever-evolving health care field.”
School of Health and Human Services
Sarah H. and Caryl F.
Class of 2019, Military Servicemember and Class of 2019, respectively