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Session 5 Discussion
Click on the Session 5 Discussion link and create a new thread to respond to the discussion prompt. After posting your initial response, please comment on classmates’ responses. Respond by making constructive responses or by raising other questions that will promote further discussion and learning by all of us.
It is best practice to post early and continually participate throughout the session. You will be graded not only for your posting, but your participation in this discussion. Your initial post is due by Wednesday at 11:59 P.M. (MT) of the session in which the discussion is assigned. A minimum of two (2) additional response posts are due by Sunday at 11:59 P.M. (MT). These are minimum requirements. Be sure to follow any additional guidelines posted by the instructor.
Review the rubric available in Due Dates and Grades for specific grading criteria.
Discussion Prompt: Compassion TrainingPart One: AnalyzeHeld, P, Owens, G.P, Thomas, E, White, B, Anderson, S. (2018). A pilot study of brief self-compassion training with individuals in substance use disorder treatment. Traumatology, Vol 24(3). Educational Publishing
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Read the article and respond to the following questions:
How can you take components from this article and apply them to your final assignment?
Do you believe the training program described is supported by Scripture? Why or why not? Include relevant verses for reference in your response.
Part Two: ReflectConsider your learning in this course and respond to the following prompts.
What have been your three biggest takeaways from this course?
Reflect briefly on the results of your action assignments. How can you apply this learning in your relationships and in the workplace in the future?
Identify at least three goals for increasing your active and applied compassion (personally or professionally) after completing this course.
Integrate a biblical perspective and relevant Scripture to support your responses.