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.


πŸ‘‚ Debriefing
πŸ’πŸ» Member Care
πŸ‘§ Missionary Kid Resources
🏘️ Housing Resource
πŸ›‹οΈ Counseling Resources
πŸ₯ Trauma Care / In patient Care
🧠 Mental Health Resources
πŸŒ… Retreat Center
πŸ’Ό Resources / Tools
πŸ”₯ Crisis Response
πŸ“… Conferences

β‡οΈŽ Link Care Center -
Β» πŸ₯ Provides trauma care, In patient πŸ›‹οΈ 🧠 care with licensed counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists.

β‡οΈŽ Barnabas International -
Β» πŸ’πŸ» Providing pastoral care, missionary and πŸ‘§ MK care, and encouragement. Their focus is traveling to the missionary on the field. They also provide excellent conferences and retreats. πŸ“… Pastors to Missionaries; Equipping Women International;

β‡οΈŽ His Secret Place -
Β» πŸŒ… Ministry to Missionaries (M2M) located in Newfoundland Canada hosts annual retreats.

β‡οΈŽ MuKappa International -
Β» πŸ‘§ Is a collegiate organization for students who have grown up in a cross-cultural setting (campus based and online for MK’s to meet other MK’s and share experiences.)

Β» πŸ’Ό Blog by veteran missionary; encouragement

β‡οΈŽ Life Impact Ministries, Inc -
Β» πŸ‘‚ Debriefing / 🏘️ Short term housing

Β» 🏘️ πŸ›‹οΈ Housing in the SE/Georgia

Β» 🏘️ Housing / πŸ›‹οΈ Counseling

β‡οΈŽ Marble Retreat -
Β» πŸŒ… πŸ›‹οΈ Housing - primary audience is pastors

β‡οΈŽ Alongside Inc. -
Β» πŸŒ… Retreat based; couples/families, also a marriage retreat and a retreat designed for medical professionals

β‡οΈŽ Narramore Christian Foundation -
Β» πŸ›‹οΈ Christian Counseling and 🧠 Psychologists provide care for missionaries and also πŸ‘§ MK re-entry seminars.

β‡οΈŽ Thrive Ministry -
Β» Focus on refreshing/renewing women in missions; πŸŒ… Retreats, πŸ’Ό web-based material

β‡οΈŽ Mobile Member Care Team (MMCT) -
Β» πŸ’Ό Tools & Resources

β‡οΈŽ Cornerstone Counseling -
Β» πŸ›‹οΈ 🧠 based in Thailand; available to missionaries as well as local Thai people

β‡οΈŽ TCKWorld -
Β» πŸ‘§ The Official Home of Third Culture Kids (TCKs)

Β» πŸ‘§ Written from a TCK perspective; designed to be helpful for TCK’s in variety of circumstances.

Β» πŸ’Ό Resource page for missionary concerns, articles, etc

Β» πŸ’Ό Great articles and the chance to connect with people who understand the missions world.

Β» πŸ›‹οΈ 🧠 Counseling center; available on-line/in person for missionaries as well as other ministry professionals

β‡οΈŽ Olive Tree Counseling Center -
Β» πŸ›‹οΈ 🧠 Christian licensed mental health workers, specializing in caring for those working in high stress areas of ministry; located in Turkey.

β‡οΈŽ The Well International -
Β» πŸ›‹οΈ 🧠 A Counseling Center serving cross-cultural workers in Asia and around the world; located in Thailand

β‡οΈŽ Tumaini Counseling -
Β» πŸ›‹ 🧠 Serving missionaries throughout Africa; offices in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda

β‡οΈŽ Heartstream, located in PA -
Β» πŸŒ… πŸ‘‚ πŸ’Ό πŸ›‹οΈ 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.

β‡οΈŽ Godspeed Resources -
Β» πŸ›‹οΈ 🧠 They provide secure, online professional counseling and psychiatry for Christian Global Workers.

β‡οΈŽ Global Member Care Network -
Β» πŸ’Ό This Facebook group is a good connection to member care networks and resources around the globe.

β‡οΈŽ Mental Health in Missions -
Β» πŸ“… 🧠 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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