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
Dorothy Kropf earned her Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in Educational Technology. She has a Master’s degree in Human Services/Counseling with a concentration in Executive Leadership. She is currently the Director of Online Undergraduate Program for Life Pacific University and has been teaching and designing courses since 2007. Dorothy and her husband, Rene, live in Glendale, AZ. They attend the Lord of Life Lutheran Church. They have two grown sons and enjoy biking and watching British detective shows.