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  • President’s December Video Message Now Available

    CASC/ACSS President Elaine Nagy’s December Video message is now available on the Members Only side of the web site. Click here to view.

     

     

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  • CASC/ACSS Members Interviewed on MAiD

    Three CASC/ACSS Members, Phillip Murray from Vancouver, Tracey Stagg from Calgary and Paul Peters Derry from Winnipeg (Home of the new Grey Cup Champions) were recently interviewed by the Anglican Journal for their thoughts on MAiD.  The article, “Spiritual Accompaniment: Chaplains Navigate Medical Assistance in Dying” examines how Spiritual Care Providers deal with the complex and challenging aspects of this issue.

     

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  • National Bereavement Day

    National Bereavement Day – November 19, 2019

    November 19, 2019, is the annual National Bereavement Day in Canada. On this day, the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) invites all Canadians to think about those who have passed away from our lives and help advocate for support at local, provincial and national levels for grieving Canadians.

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  • Spiritual Care Highlighted at Unity Health

    The Spiritual Care Team at Unity Health was highlighted in a recent article on the health system’s website. “This is a great article articulating the role of spiritual care within health care. In addition it is written by one of the graduates of our (UHN) educational program!” said Marc Doucet, former CASC/ACSS President, and Supervisor-Educator at UHN. The article features CASC/ACSS Member Virginia MacDonald pictured here.
     
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  • CASC/ACSS Member Published

    Simon Lasair from Saskatoon recently had an article published online entitled “A Narrative Approach to Spirituality and Spiritual Care in Health Care” in the Journal of Religion and Health. In it Simon develops a clinically relevant model of spirituality and begins to discuss some clinical practices stemming from the model. Click here to read the article.

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