2020 NRVC Workshop Information

2020 NRVC Workshop Information

2020 Online digital learning


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Announcing a new pivot in our 2020 workshops

After much prayer and consideration, the NRVC staff made the necessary decision to pivot and offer the Summer Institute via video conferencing. The safety and wellness of each participant as well as the continued need for services was the motivation behind the choice to keep Summer Insitute on schedule but in a new virtual format. 

General Information

This year, NRVC is offering four workshops intended for vocation ministers, formation teams, communicators, religious leadership, and others entrusted with the assessment of discerners and candidates. Workshops are designed from the NRVC three-component curriculum for those who wish to deepen their understanding of the complex theological, spiritual, psycho-sexual, ethical, and diversity issues often present in contemporary vocation ministry. 

The Mission of the National Religious Vocation Conference reflects its commitment to provide membership with educational opportunities, relevant resources, and other supportive services that strengthen and enhance the practiced ministerial skills of those serving in vocation ministry. NRVC strongly suggests that vocation ministers participate in ongoing educational opportunities to attend to their own vocation, faith formation, and to further develop their professional competencies. It is essential for vocation ministers to keep up-to-date on trends, issues, skills, and best practices in the field of vocation ministry.  

2020 Workshop Schedule

Summer Institute via ZOOM

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Orientation Program for New Vocation Directors     
July 7-11            

Ethical Issues for Vocation and Formation Directors     
July 13-14                                    

Is it Generational, Cultural, Personality or Pathology?     
July 16-18                           

Understanding, Assessing, and Fostering Psycho-Sexual Integration   
July 20-22           

Workshop registration fees

Workshops are open to NRVC members at a discounted rate and for non-members at an affordable price. All NRVC workshops are consistently priced at $150 per day per NRVC member, regardless of the topic or speaker. Non-members pay $225 (an additional 50%) per person per day for each workshop. If you would like to become a member to receive the discounted rate, click here.  

Late Registration

Registrations for workshops received after June 30 will incur a $25 late fee per workshop:

Cancellations

Cancellations for workshops and/or accommodations must be received in writing before June 30 to receive a full refund, less a $100 processing fee per workshop. After the deadline, all fees are non-refundable for the cancellation of workshops and/or accommodations. 

Financial assistance available

To assist NRVC members with their professional development, the Misericordia Scholarship Fund is available. Scholarship funds can be applied to NRVC workshops; however, they do not cover the cost of transportation, accommodations or personal expenses. If you need financial assistance to attend an NRVC workshop, please margyelan@nrvc.net for an application.

Workshop terms and conditions

Please read our NRVC terms and conditions for all events and programs.

 


The programme was very well organized. I appreciated the schedule and the interaction from the presenters and participants. Everything was close in proximity, access to food, Mass, internet, etc.

Sister Winfridah Chileshe, R.S.C. from Dublin, Ireland

I appreciated Sr. Debbie’s knowledge, helpfulness, insights and generosity. I feel the members of our vocation and leadership team ought to attend these workshops. 

--Sister Cheryl Wint, O.S.F. from Honolulu, Hawaii 



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