Number of weeks: 6
Required books?: No
Live video session?: No
Part of a certification or series of courses?: Yes (IFD Certification in Ministry with People with Disabilities)
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By taking this course, students will be able to compare and contrast the different physical, mental, social, emotional, and developmental disabilities of their organization’s members, staff, and volunteers. Students will create a repository of resources, including training materials and community connections handbook so that they can better serve and support people with disabilities. By examining their current materials, students will be able to make improvements on their digital and printed media to ensure that people with disabilities can access them.
There are no outside books required for this course. All materials will be included.
This course is eligible for 3.0 CEU.
You will need a password to enroll in this class as a proof of pre-requisites.
About the Instructor
Dominic Partida is a lover of Jesus originally from Huntington Park, Calif., whose Mexican and Native American heritage is an important part of his ministry. Following a two-year stop in Fullerton College as a music major, Dominic graduated magna cum laude from Life Pacific College (B.A., Biblical studies) in 2012. Dominic received his Master of Divinity degree from Azusa Pacific Seminary in 2016. He has served in various ministry capacities in Southern California, including children’s, youth, worship, and prison ministries. After recovering from ministry burnout, Dominic was an associate pastor at The Well Foursquare Church in Artesia, Calif., for six years with teaching and discipleship responsibilities. He is currently serving at a small Hispanic church (Un Nuevo Comienzo, Santa Ana Hispanic Foursquare Church) in Santa Ana, Calif. Dominic’s passion is finding new ways to help people flourish, especially those in low-income and under-resourced neighborhoods.