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Serial & Ongoing Opportunities

Date: 5/3/2024

Title: Balancing Productivity & Pastoral Care


Overview and Objectives

Rev. Gayle Simmons, M.Div. from the Ohio’s Hospice South Region, will look at the quality of spiritual care at the end of life, which focuses on soul listening, identifying spiritual distress, and implementing the plan of care. Rev. Marla K. Flewellen M.Div., BCC from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will explore the challenges of productivity metrics as a bedside chaplain with beyond bedside responsibilities. She will also explore the opportunities for developing and maintaining the balance of productivity and spiritual care with each patient.

Date: Ongoing

Title: Foundations of Celebrancy


Overview and Objectives

The Celebrant Foundation & Institute is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to training Celebrants worldwide and promoting the use of ceremony to mark the milestones and transitions in the lives of individuals, families, communities, and organizations. Celebrants are professional modern-day officiants who create personalized ceremonies to meet their clients’ needs. The ideal of Celebrancy is that the client’s beliefs and values are paramount, and it is the goal of every certified Life-Cycle Celebrant® to tell our client’s story, without bias or required spiritual or religious alignment.

Date: Ongoing 

Title of EventAPC Professional Education Webinar Recordings

Location: Webinar Recordings

Sponsor: Association of Professional Chaplains 

Webinar recordings include handouts of presentation slides and materials, plus an MP3 audio recording of the 90-minute presentation.

For a complete listing of all available Webinar recordings and to purchase, visit the APC Store

Date: Ongoing

Title of Event: Creating Caring Communities through Bikkur Holim

Location: Online – free course

Sponsor: The Center for Pastoral Education at the Jewish Theological Seminary

This free self-paced online course is suitable for individuals and groups. It offers the opportunity to engage with carefully selected resources and texts from both the Jewish tradition and contemporary approaches to caring for individuals and communities in need. Featuring case scenarios and role play exercises, this program also offers opportunities to build critical listening skills and participate in guided reflection. Participants will gain knowledge of Jewish language, tradition and values related to bikkur holim, including its spiritual, psychological and communal basis. Acquire competence in providing bikkur holim and confidence to serve as leaders of effective and sustainable congregation-based bikkur holim committees. The course was developed through the support of The Covenant Foundation. To access the course, visit https://www.jtsa.edu/center-institute/cpe/

Date: Ongoing

Title of Event: Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute complimentary webinars

Sponsor: Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute

Each month, CTRI offers a complimentary webinar on a topic relating to crisis and trauma. The monthly webinar may be accessed at the following link: https://ctrinstitute.com/resources/

Date: Various

Title: Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence Live! Webinars

Sponsor: American Hospital Association

HPOE Live! Webinars offers education on topics of interest to hospital professionals. Some may be of interest to chaplains. All are free of charge but require advanced registration. They are always 60 minutes in duration unless otherwise noted. This page is updated as more webinars are confirmed. http://www.hpoe.org/resources/hpoe-live-webinars/1233

Date: Ongoing

Title: Masters Degree in Jewish Education

Location: 1-year online, with 6 Weeks in Jerusalem

Sponsor: Hebrew University’s Melton Centre for Jewish Education

Deepen your understanding of biblical texts and how to better engage others when teaching religion. The M.A. Jewish Education program offered at the Melton Center of Jewish Education in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been designed for educators in both formal and informal frameworks who are interested in Jewish Education and its dialogue with the Social Sciences, Educational Philosophy, and Jewish and Israel Education. This is a 1 year program, where two semesters are taught online via distance learning and a 6 week summer semester in Jerusalem. The program is affordable and taught all in English.

Date: Ongoing

Title of Event: Multilingual Core Curriculum in Psycho-Oncology Online lectures

IPOS presents this online lecture series of 10 free webcasts, funded by the European School of Oncology (ESO). Topics range from “Loss, Grief and Bereavement” to “Distress Management in Cancer.”

Please click the link below to view the webcasts.


Date: Various

Title of Event: NACC webinars and audioconferences

Location: Online

Sponsor: National Association of Catholic Chaplains

To view a list of upcoming webinars and audioconferences, or to register, visit http://www.nacc.org/education-resources/nacc-webinars-and-audio-conferences/.

For questions, please contact Andris Kursietis (akursietis@nacc.org).