STATEN ISLAND: Harnessing Spirituality & Religion in End of Life Care

October 24th,2014 ICNY Latest News, Program Archive

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Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00pm, followed by dinner (6:00-7:30) and a special public panel (beginning at 7:30) organized by Building Bridges, “A Dialogue on Belief, Practice and Faith: End of Life, Death & Dying.”

Location:  Congregation Temple Emanu-El, 984 Post Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302

For religious leaders (clergy and lay leaders of all faith communities). Dinner will be provided. Registration required.

Please register here: http://statenislandendoflifeworkshop.eventbrite.com

Religious leaders often play an important role in supporting patients and families through the dying process and the decisions the patient and family must make.  This program seeks to provide additional resources to help religious leaders in their work with families.  It will discuss:

  • Basic information and terms a religious leader should know about end of life care
  • Patient-centered care models that incorporate spiritual care and cultural sensitivity
  • Resources for faith leaders regarding the medical and social services

This is an informational and networking program for clergy, grassroots lay leaders, and faith-based services and advocacy leaders interested in palliative and end of life care in Staten Island. Questions may be directed to Sarah Sayeed at (212) 870 3519 or ssayeed@interfaithcenter.org. A flyer for this event is here.

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