Supporting Your Muslim Clients in #Edmonton | July 23

Next Workshop in July Click To Register Online   Download Poster Description This workshop aims to provide frontline workers, counsellors, chaplains, and other care providers with the essential knowledge of Islam and Muslims that will better enable them to provide culturally sensitive care to diverse Muslims. Areas of discussion will include an overview of Islam … Continue reading Supporting Your Muslim Clients in #Edmonton | July 23

Dr. Ingrid Mattson: #Interfaith Event in #Edmonton

Dr. Ingrid Mattson was my first teacher when I attended Hartford Seminary's Islamic Chaplaincy program. At the time, I wasn't sure if it was the right school for me and was still on the fence about it. However, I was so impressed with her knowledge, academic rigor, and the way that she carries herself that … Continue reading Dr. Ingrid Mattson: #Interfaith Event in #Edmonton

A New Book for Spiritual Care and Counseling Professionals

"For readers from all walks of life who provide spiritual care in a professional or volunteer capacity, Psychotherapy: Cure of the Soul is a much needed companion on their own journeys of learning, discovery, and healing. Its pages offer an accessible, vivid and often passionate gathering of reflections and current research intended to both challenge … Continue reading A New Book for Spiritual Care and Counseling Professionals

CASC Conference – 2014

The Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC) will be hosting its 2014 conference in Winnipeg. As with each year, this national conference will feature workshops, lectures, and other activities led by spiritual care researchers, scholars, and clinicians from across Canada. I encourage my fellow chaplains (and those interested) to check it out as it will … Continue reading CASC Conference – 2014

Retreat for Muslim Chaplains & Social Workers

Inspired by the Beloved ﷺ  A Professional and Spiritual Retreat for Muslim Chaplains and Social Workers Emmanuel College 75 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1K7 Room 119 (first floor, lecture hall across from the main offices) Saturday, November 16, 9-5pm Organizers: Your local Muslim chaplains and social workers Retreat Objectives: To discuss and reflect … Continue reading Retreat for Muslim Chaplains & Social Workers

Outline of Narrative Therapy

Some chaplains, pastoral counsellors and spiritual care psychotherapists integrate narrative therapy into their spiritual care of clients. Students being trained in pastoral counselling and spiritual care psychotherapy work under a qualified supervisor from the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC). Following is a description of the background, assumptions and ideas of narrative therapy. Background The … Continue reading Outline of Narrative Therapy