Call for Workshop Proposals for 2022 CASC/ACSS National Conference in Winnipeg
Call For Abstracts
The Organizing committee is seeking workshop proposals from CASC/ACSS Members and other interested parties.
Submissions will be selected based on how they cover the Conference Objectives (below) and contribute to the theme of the conference: Reconciling Heart and Soul: Moral Injury and Pathways to Healing.Continue reading…
Recognizing the Role of Chaplaincy in Health Care: A Member’s Perspective in a Pandemic
Recognizing the Role of Chaplaincy in Healthcare : Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Olamma Otisi (Associate CASC/ACSS Member in Oakville (Ontario South West region)
I had just finished a phone conversation with a client whose mother passed because of COVID-19. Her deepest pain was that her mother died alone in a distant country. Glancing at the number of calls on hold, which had increased to twenty-four, I allowed only two minutes of wrap up time and picked my next call.Continue reading…
Celebrating Our Members
Alida van Dijk was recently the subject of an article on the Christian Reform Church’s website. It describes her work in the Community Counselling Centre in London, Ont., as well as her doctoral research. Here are some excepts from the article.
“Recently granted the Award of Excellence in Spiritual Care and Psycho-Spiritual Therapy and Education from the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care, van Dijk is a trained therapist who has been involved in the CRCNA for many years.Continue reading…