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dr. J.W.G. (Sjaak) Korver


Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Practical Theology and Religious Studies


Sjaak Korver has studied practical theology, supervision and training in communication techniques. For 18 years, he has been hospital chaplain. At this moment, he coordinates and supervises the practical training at the Tilburg School of Catholic Theology. He is especially interested in the personality of ministers, conflicts in pastoral settings, the organizational context of pastoral work, and the development of the spiritual care profession. In 2013 he finished his PhD on the spiritual coping strategies of lung cancer patients. As a postdoc he conducts a research on the spiritual care profession in health care organizations. The first result of this research is a edited book 'In het oog in het hart. Geestelijke verzorging 2.1' [In the eye in the heart. Spiritual care 2.1].


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Last amended: 10 November 2014