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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

2017 Fall Chaplain Symposium - Remote Participation
Event Details
Date(s): October 17, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM  CT - 3:45 PM  CT
Organization Details
Organization: Association of Professional Chaplains
Contact Phone: 847-240-1014
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2017 Fall Chaplain Symposium - Remote Participation

Partners in Strengthening the Future of Spiritual Care

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The leading organizations in the field of Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care have come together to offer a joint symposium “Partners in Strengthening the Future of Spiritual Care.”  This symposium will cover a range of information including partnerships, collaboration and research pertinent for those in the field of Spiritual Care.  In addition, attendees will qualify for 4.5 hours of applicable Continuing Education credits towards their respective certifications. 
Hosted by the ACPE, Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC), National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC), Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC). This learning event is geared towards all chaplains, spiritual caregivers, directors of spiritual care, mission leaders, healthcare leaders, and all engaged in or having responsibility for spiritual care in your institutions.  
Please join us for a vital program that will leave you informed, inspired, and equipped to strengthen spiritual care in your setting. 
10:00 am - 3:45 pm (CDT)
11:00 am – 4:45 pm EDT
10:00 am – 3:45 pm CDT
9:00 am – 2:45 pm MDT
8:00 am – 1:45 pm PDT
7:00 am – 12:45 pm AKDT
5:00 am – 10:45 am HAST
The symposium, which will be presented from the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) headquarters in Hoffman Estates, IL will be accessible via streaming video to remote audience via high-speed internet. Primary participation will take place online at registered sites, but limited seats will be available for in person attendees. 
Participants will:
Gain insights into the vital role of spiritual care in current healthcare environment, and the critical partnerships needed to strengthen spiritual care for the future from Dr. Christina Puchalski;
Hear from the presidents of the five major associations on the key challenges to professional chaplaincy, and the collaborative efforts undertaken by these strategic partners to address these challenges;
Receive the most recent resources and research for positioning and strengthening spiritual care within one’s place of work.
The program consists of three 90-minute presentations.  The program qualifies for 4.5CE hours for maintenance of ACPE, BCCI®, CASC, NACC, NAJC Certification. An additional 1.5 CE hours could be added with the use of guided discussions.
Schedule of Presentations
Times listed as Central Schedule – Central Time 
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.   Session 1- Dr. Christina Puchalski
11:30 – 12:30 p.m.   Lunch
12:30 –   2:00 p.m.  Session 2 - Strategic Partner Leaders
2:00 –   2:15 p.m.   Break
2:15 –   3:45 p.m.  Session 3 – Resource Session
10:00 a.m. – “The Challenges and Opportunities in Partnering to Strengthen the Future of Spiritual Care: a National and International Perspective” 
Christina M. Puchalski, MD, MS, FACP, FAAHPM ‎- Professor, George Washington Medicine and Health Science ‎Director, George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health ‎Co-Director, MFA-GWU, Supportive and Palliative Care Clinic 
12:30 p.m. – “Common perspectives, core commitments, and collaborative initiatives to strengthen the future of spiritual care.”
Rev. Carlos R. Bell, President, MDiv, ACPE Educator, President ACPE
Rev. Kimberly Murman, MDiv, MBA, BCC, President APC
Philip Weaver MDiv, CSCP, CSCS-E, President CASC
Mary T. O’Neill, DMin, BCC-S, ACPE Educator, Chair, NACC
Rabbi Moe Kaprow BCC, President NAJC
2:15 p.m. – “Resources and research to strengthen spiritual care.”

George Fitchett DMin PhD BCC - Professor and director of research in the Department of Religion, Health and Human Values, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.
Jana Troutman-Miller MA BCC - Chaplain and Episcopal priest at Saint John’s on the Lake, a retirement community in Milwaukee, WI.
Jim Letourneau MDiv LMSW BCC - Director, Promoting Catholic Identity and Mission Initiatives, Trinity Health, Livonia, Michigan.
We welcome you to this exciting learning opportunity.
Registration is being accepted through one’s respective association (ACPE, APC, CASC, NACC, and NAJC). Nonmembers can register through any of the associations’ sites.
On-site Pricing (per person) (see onsite participation page for details)
Member/Nonmember - $65/$110 
(available 7/10/2017 -9/1/2017)
Member/Nonmember - $85/$130 (available 9/2/2017 - 10/13/2017)

Remote Pricing (per site)
Member/Nonmember - $165/$210 
(available 7/10/2017 -9/1/2017)
Member/Nonmember - $185/$230 (available 9/2/2017 - 10/13/2017)
Registered participants will receive a link to the recording of the presentations approximately two weeks after the presentation. The recording is for use within the participant’s single location only. Additional recordings may be purchased through the APC store after the event. 
Registered remote participants may come and go as they please throughout the day and/or watch the recording.

System Requirements
 Browser: Internet Explorer 8 or above, Firefox 34 or above, Chrome 50 or above, Safari 5 or above.
- Operating System: Windows XP or above, Mac OS X 10.8 or higher, Linux.
- Adobe Flash Player 16 or above installed at a minimum. Adobe Flash Player 17.0 needed for full participation.
- Stable Internet connection of DSL or faster; wireless connection not recommended.
Registration Closes Tuesday, Friday, October 13, 2017

Register by Fax/email

Cancellation Policy
All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing. The registration fee (minus a $50 nonrefundable processing charge) will be refunded up to October 1, 2017. NO refunds will be given for cancellations received after October 1. All requests will be processed within 30 days of the symposium.

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