Previously Approved Schools

Schools that offer Spiritual Direction credentialing and meet UUSDN requirements (Programs qualified at the time they were listed, but could change. Check that your program meets UUSDN standards. If you know of a school you think should be listed, contact the UUSDN coordinating committee. We want to expand this list.):

  • Bread of Life in Davis, CA

  • Cherry Hill Seminary's SpiDir Program

  • Franciscan Spirituality Center, Portland, OR

  • The Haden Institute

  • HeartPaths DFW

  • Hesychia School for Spiritual Direction (When done with an additional 14 months actively continuing to integrate your identity as a spiritual director. Talk with steering committee member to understand how to complete this)

  • Interfaith Chaplaincy Institute, Berkeley CA http://chaplaincyinstitute.org/spiritual-direction/ - chioffice@chaplaincyinstitute.org (When done with an additional 8 months actively continuing to integrate your identity as a spiritual director. Talk with steering committee member to understand how to complete this.)

  • Morrei Derekh yedidyacenter.com

  • Oasis Ministries for SD www.oasismin.org

  • Shalem Institute

  • Siena Center, Racine WI

  • The Spiritual Life Center, West Hartford, CT

  • Spirituality Center of St. Placid Priory: https://www.stplacid.org/spirituality-center/

  • Still Harbor (When done with an additional 9 months formation (actively continuing to integrate your identity as a spiritual director), 90 hours of continuing education and 12 hours of supervised praxis. Talk with steering committee member to understand how to complete this.)

  • Urban Spirituality Center (When done with an additional 6 months formation (actively continuing to integrate your identity as a spiritual director.) Talk wit hSteering committee member to understand how to complete this.)

NOTE: If you are looking at schools that other UUSDN members have attended, do NOT assume that the program complies with UUSDN criteria! Some programs change over time. Many UUSDN members have done additional work to meet criteria, in addition to completing their schoolwork.