Continuum of Care

Season: 1 Episode: 8

Hosts Steve Price and Kara Githens discuss the different levels of missionary care that are needed in missions today. They share many resources for Missionary Care around the world.


๐Ÿ‘‚ Debriefing
๐Ÿ’๐Ÿป Member Care
๐Ÿ‘ง Missionary Kid Resources
๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Housing Resource
๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ Counseling Resources
๐Ÿฅ Trauma Care / In patient Care
๐Ÿง  Mental Health Resources
๐ŸŒ… Retreat Center
๐Ÿ’ผ Resources / Tools
๐Ÿ”ฅ Crisis Response
๐Ÿ“… Conferences

โ‡๏ธŽ Link Care Center -
ยป ๐Ÿฅ Provides trauma care, In patient ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ ๐Ÿง  care with licensed counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists.

โ‡๏ธŽ Barnabas International -
ยป ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿป Providing pastoral care, missionary and ๐Ÿ‘ง MK care, and encouragement. Their focus is traveling to the missionary on the field. They also provide excellent conferences and retreats. ๐Ÿ“… Pastors to Missionaries; Equipping Women International;

โ‡๏ธŽ His Secret Place -
ยป ๐ŸŒ… Ministry to Missionaries (M2M) located in Newfoundland Canada hosts annual retreats.

โ‡๏ธŽ MuKappa International -
ยป ๐Ÿ‘ง Is a collegiate organization for students who have grown up in a cross-cultural setting (campus based and online for MKโ€™s to meet other MKโ€™s and share experiences.)

ยป ๐Ÿ’ผ Blog by veteran missionary; encouragement

โ‡๏ธŽ Life Impact Ministries, Inc -
ยป ๐Ÿ‘‚ Debriefing / ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Short term housing

ยป ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ Housing in the SE/Georgia

ยป ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Housing / ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ Counseling

โ‡๏ธŽ Marble Retreat -
ยป ๐ŸŒ… ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ Housing - primary audience is pastors

โ‡๏ธŽ Alongside Inc. -
ยป ๐ŸŒ… Retreat based; couples/families, also a marriage retreat and a retreat designed for medical professionals

โ‡๏ธŽ Narramore Christian Foundation -
ยป ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ Christian Counseling and ๐Ÿง  Psychologists provide care for missionaries and also ๐Ÿ‘ง MK re-entry seminars.

โ‡๏ธŽ Thrive Ministry -
ยป Focus on refreshing/renewing women in missions; ๐ŸŒ… Retreats, ๐Ÿ’ผ web-based material

โ‡๏ธŽ Mobile Member Care Team (MMCT) -
ยป ๐Ÿ’ผ Tools & Resources

โ‡๏ธŽ Cornerstone Counseling -
ยป ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ ๐Ÿง  based in Thailand; available to missionaries as well as local Thai people

โ‡๏ธŽ TCKWorld -
ยป ๐Ÿ‘ง The Official Home of Third Culture Kids (TCKs)

ยป ๐Ÿ‘ง Written from a TCK perspective; designed to be helpful for TCKโ€™s in variety of circumstances.

ยป ๐Ÿ’ผ Resource page for missionary concerns, articles, etc

ยป ๐Ÿ’ผ Great articles and the chance to connect with people who understand the missions world.

ยป ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ ๐Ÿง  Counseling center; available on-line/in person for missionaries as well as other ministry professionals

โ‡๏ธŽ Olive Tree Counseling Center -
ยป ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ ๐Ÿง  Christian licensed mental health workers, specializing in caring for those working in high stress areas of ministry; located in Turkey.

โ‡๏ธŽ The Well International -
ยป ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ ๐Ÿง  A Counseling Center serving cross-cultural workers in Asia and around the world; located in Thailand

โ‡๏ธŽ Tumaini Counseling -
ยป ๐Ÿ›‹ ๐Ÿง  Serving missionaries throughout Africa; offices in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda

โ‡๏ธŽ Heartstream, located in PA -
ยป ๐ŸŒ… ๐Ÿ‘‚ ๐Ÿ’ผ ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ The Heartstream Model of Holistic Care is designed to serve global workers. Our emphasis is on whole person healing, restoration to service, and the promotion of healthful living; run by veteran missionaries.

โ‡๏ธŽ Godspeed Resources -
ยป ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ ๐Ÿง  They provide secure, online professional counseling and psychiatry for Christian Global Workers.

โ‡๏ธŽ Global Member Care Network -
ยป ๐Ÿ’ผ This Facebook group is a good connection to member care networks and resources around the globe.

โ‡๏ธŽ Mental Health in Missions -
ยป ๐Ÿ“… ๐Ÿง  This is a conference held every November which brings together the missionary care community that specializes in mental health - ie. Counselors, Psychologists, and Psychiatrists. This conference is a ministry of MTI - Mission Training International.

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