In order to serve or minister to people with disabilities, family members and practitioners must look above for God’s direction, look within for inner reflections, and look ahead with the people they serve. In this fourth course of the Ministry with People with Disabilities Certification, we will identify ways to empower people with disabilities and their families on a holistic level, enabling them to lead meaningful and rich lives, through the “Quality of Life” model.
Learners are required to have the following book for this class.
- Quality of Life and Disability: An Approach for Community Practitioners by Ivan Brown and Roy I. Brown
This course is eligible for 3.0 CEU.
Number of weeks: 6
Required books?: Yes
Live video session?: No
Part of a certification or series of courses?: Yes (IFD Certification in Ministry with People with Disabilities)
About the Instructor
Jaclyn Galvan earned her master’s degree from Grand Canyon University and her Biblical studies degree from Life Pacific University. She currently is an academic office support specialist for LPU and works with the traditional undergraduate faculty. She is also the residency coordinator for the LPU master’s programs. Before moving to her current job, Jaclyn worked with disabled adults for three years and was both a personal and a community advocate for her clients. She learned how to minister to this demographic by installing independence and teaching reading, writing, and communication skills. She is involved in The Well Foursquare church community as a worship leader and young adults group leader.