Please note that this is a working schedule with new seminars added and schedules occasionally changing

Seminars are typically three weeks offering 12 contact hours of continuing education credit
The Oates Institute is an approved provider by the National Board of Certified Counselors

If there are seminars you would like us to offer, email Chris Hammon

January 7–25, 2013

  • Breaking the Myth: Spirituality and Palliative Care
  • Falling Upward: Spirituality for the Second Half of Life
  • Grief and the Healing Arts
  • Hope as a Dynamic for Healing
  • Human Values and Health Care -- rescheduled for fall
  • Nurturing Silence and Sabbath (A Care of Self Seminar)


February 4-22, 2013

  • The Caregiver's Mental Health (A Care of Self Seminar)
  • Finding a Common Language
  • Holding the Boundaries: Professional Ethics in Practice
  • Hope and Wholeness -- Cancelled
  • New Seeds for Contemplation (Merton)
  • Spirituality of Imperfection


March 4–22, 2013


April 8-26, 2013


May 6–24, 2013


July 8–26, 2013


September 9–27, 2013

October 7–25, 2013

  • Finding Balance in the Digital Age 
  • Spiritual Care for the Unemployed
  • Spirituality and Ghost Stories
  • When Religion Gets Sick

November 615, 2013: Fall Online Conference