Christian Science Nursing Arts Training

Peace Haven Offers Christian Science Nursing Arts Training and one-day Comfort’s Art seminars

Comfort’s Art Seminar

October 28, 2017

Peace Haven is pleased to offer “Comfort’s Art– one-day seminars exploring the spiritual basis of Christian Science nursing and its practical application and role in supporting Christian Science healing. These free seminars are interactive, informative, and fun.

This free workshop is open to all branch church members and is held at our St. Louis facility from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm (lunch provided) on Saturday, October 28, 2017. Registration is required.

To register or to find out more information, please contact Penny Swank, Director of Christian Science Nurses Training phone: 314-965-3833, ext 590 / e-mail: csna@peacehavenassociation.org  

Who will benefit from this workshop? Care Committees, Usher Committees, individuals interested in a Christian Science nursing career, those wanting to assist family members and friends, and anyone who would like to help others in a practical way.

What will this workshop cover? 

  • A thoughtful discussion of the Manual of The Mother Church By-law, “Christian Science Nurse” and its relevance to all members of The Mother Church.
  • A deep exploration of the Bible and writings of Mary Baker Eddy for references to and accounts of nursing and inspired care.
  • A review of the history of Christian Science nursing and its essential role in spiritual healing and maintaining “… the dignity and defense of our Cause;…” (Mis 148).
  •  Instruction and practice in basic skills for assisting a loved one with mobility needs, simple food preparation, and giving comfort.

 

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Christian Science Nurses Arts Training 

Peace Haven offers Christian Science Nursing education and training as an integral part of our Christian Science nursing services. The Christian Science Nursing Arts (“CSNA”) Training program supports dedicated members of The Mother Church who are preparing to represent themselves as a Christian Science nurse. The training addresses preparation for, and securing a practice in, this spiritual ministry that meets the standard and requirements of the Manual of The Mother Church By-law, “Christian Science Nurse.”  (See Manual, Art. VIII, Sect. 31.) The art of Christian Science nursing is taught in the classroom and supported in practice with mentored instruction in this holy work.  Peace Haven offers this training in partnership with the Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

Admittance to our CSNA training program is based upon a written application and an interview process.

Christian Science Nursing Arts I (Introductory C.S. Nursing Arts) Next class October 3 – 27, 2017

  • 4 weeks in the classroom at Peace Haven followed by 6 weeks on-the-job training and mentoring by an accredited Journal-listed Christian Science nurse mentor at Peace Haven.

Christian Science Nursing Arts II (Basic Nursing Arts) Next class February 6 – March 9, 2018

  • 6 weeks in the classroom at Peace Haven followed by a substantial amount of on-the-job training and mentoring by an accredited Journal-listed Christian Science nurse mentor at Peace Haven.

Christian Science Nursing Arts III (Advanced Nursing Arts)

  • 6 weeks in the classroom at Chestnut Hill followed by a substantial period (usually 9-12 months) of on-the-job training and mentoring by an accredited Journal-listed Christian Science nurse mentor at Peace Haven.

Christian Science Nursing Arts IV (Supervisory Nursing Arts)

  • 5 weeks in the classroom at Chestnut Hill followed by a substantial period (usually 7-10 months) of on the-job training and mentoring by an accredited Journal-listed Christian Science nurse mentor at Peace Haven.

Peace Haven offers students a salary while training and joining Peace Haven’s Christian Science nursing staff.

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For more information, or to request an application, please contact:

Peace Haven Association: 314.965.3833 or by email:  csna@peacehavenassociation.org

Peace Haven Association
12630 Rott Road
St. Louis, MO 63127