(1 credit)  The course will offer understanding of Family Systems and Internal Family Systems theories, and engage participants in applying theory to their own experiences, including the interpersonal dynamics of the group setting. Attention will also be given to how these theories and related interpersonal skills may positively impact one’s leadership or ministry within a spiritual or service community. Students should have had at least one previous course in which they participated in a classroom group with emotional vulnerability, and in which they began to consider secular frameworks for understanding mind, emotion, and relationships in light of Buddhist practice and worldview.