Application Questions

To apply for the supervisor training program, you’ll need to provide the following information:

  • name
  • address
  • phone number
  • email
  • church, synagogue, or temple membership, if any
  • service to church/community
  • employment and business/professional experience

You will also need to document:

  • your spiritual direction training
  • your spiritual director
  • your spiritual direction supervisor

Finally, you will need to answer the following questions:

  • A. Tell us something about yourself and your interest in/call to supervision training at this time.
  • B. Name 3 or 4 insights you have gained in your own work as spiritual director as a result of supervision.
  • C. List a number of personal traits and skills that characterize effective supervisors.
  • D. Please describe your growing edge as a spiritual director and note a couple of the greatest challenges you experience in your practice.
  • E. Describe your experience as a spiritual director of groups, if any.
  • F. Are you a member of Spiritual Directors International? If so, for how long? Do you abide by the S.D.I. Code of Ethics?
  • G. Describe in detail what you hope to learn in supervisor training, including which particular skills you’d like to gain.