Hecoin Introducing USA Chaplaincy Programme
Health, Education and Counselling Institute/HECOIN will roll-out the prestigious Chaplaincy Certificate course for the USA soon through the Canadian International Chaplaincy Association/CICA University and Seminary.
MOU WITH HECOIN AND CICA INT’L UNIVERSITY & SEMINARY
CICA International University and Seminary with Campuses in Canada and USA has partnered with HECOIN with Campuses in Jamaica and Haiti. CICA will be administering the programme while HECOIN will be marketing and facilitating the programme. Upon successful completion of the 3 days seminar, CICA will issue the certificates signed by the Chancellor and President of CICA along with a Chaplaincy badge from the institution. Advisor to the programme is His Excellency, The Right Rev Dr Phillip Phinn; Distinguished Theologian and Chancellor of CICA University and Seminary who is a Trainer of trainers for Chaplaincy programme.
WHO CAN REGISTER AND HOW DOES IT WORK
The elated President and CEO of HECOIN Dr Colin O Jarrett informed that the role of the pastor is demanding and as such persons are being trained globally to assist in these areas; especially not Church focused. The Chaplaincy programme is highly subscribed in the USA as many Pastors, Deacons, Youth Leaders, Church Organists, Praise in Worship Team Members, Choristers, Sunday School Teachers, Evangelists, Apostles, Prophets, Missionaries, Departmental Heads and members of congregation are pursuing this course. The programme is for Christians in the Church with a minimum of three years membership and is interdenominational. The advantage of this course is that it is mainly online, very interactive and lasts 16-20 hours. The programme is geared for its graduates to work in hospices, hospitals, orphanages, jails, nursing homes, The Red Cross and other NGOs in counselling or rehabilitation.
This is particularly useful for Jamaicans who are desirous of living and working in the USA would prove a useful certificate to go to the USA with. Chaplains can earn from US$20,000 to $40,000/JA$2.2M to JA$4.4M per year depending on the duties being performed.
EXPECTED COMMENCEMENT AND SHIFTS
The programme is expected to commence at HECOIN on December 2, 2017 with Orientation scheduled by the end of November. Classes will last 14 hours in total and students will have a choice of classes: Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30PM-8:30PM or two Saturdays, 12:15PM-6PM or two Sundays, 9AM-3PM. A test will follow at the end of the International Certificate in Chaplaincy where all students are expected to sit the final external examination on a Saturday, 3PM-5PM or a Sunday, 3PM-5PM. Registration fee is a non-refundable JA$2,000 + US$50. Tuition fee will be discussed with each client upon serious enquiry. Introductory fee will only apply to persons enrolled in the 1st & 2nd batches (December 2017 and February 2018).
Couples [husband and wife] who study in the same class with their partner will receive a 10% discount each. Pastors who recommend 10 of its members for each batch will be get a 50% discount on his tuition.
Interested persons are asked to call HECOIN at 1876 544-7612 for more information or on facebook at HECOIN or Health, Education and Counselling Institute.
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