AHPCC Annual Conferences

Conference 2018

Resilience and Reflection in Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care
the interface between light and dark

All the information about next year's Annual Conference on the 14th – 16th May, 2018 at Swanwick.

Pre-Conference material

Conference posterPoster with outline informationConference poster
Conference programmeTimetable and contents for the three daysConference programme
Booking FormDownloadable form to secure your placeBooking form
Venue and TravelA link to the Hayes Conference Centre website, with travel directions.
AGMAgenda and reportsAGM Notification
2017 Minutes
Treasurer (2017 Accounts)
UK Board for Healthcare Chaplaincy (UKBHC)
Network for Pastoral, Spiritual and Religious Care in Health (NPSRCH)
European Network of Health Care Chaplaincy (ENHCC)
European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC)
NI Healthcare Chaplains association (NIHCA)

Keynote Speakers

Gemima Fitzgerald
Clinical Psychologist & Resilience Researcher
Resilience and Vulnerability - the light and shade of being humanAbout Gemima
Subject details
Bruce Kinsey
University Chaplain & Psychotherapist
Walking in the valley of shadows and deep darknessAbout Bruce
Subject details
Steve Nolan
Hospice Chaplain & Researcher
‘Until these calamities be overpast’: a personal theodicyAbout Steve
Subject details
Austyn Snowden
Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing & Researcher
2018: The year of the PROM?

About Austyn
Subject details
Bob WhortonConference ChaplainAbout Bob


Keith Morrison'Blether' - Where listening to each other really matters
Gemima FitzgeraldBuilding resilience
Catherine MurphyClowning: “fooling around” or making sense of ourselves
Lynn BassettExploring the Notion of Silence as Care
Steve NolanFrom Supervision to Case Study Presentation: how to write a Chaplain case study
Austyn SnowdenMeasuring the Impact of Chaplaincy in Healthcare
David BuckMeditation using music and poetry
Karen MurphyNew chaplains’ workshop
Bruce KinseyNurturing our Journey, Engaging with our Shadow
Descriptions of the workshops

Future Conference Dates

2019 13th – 15th May

Previous Annual Conferences

Notes of available presentations and workshops from past conferences
Conference 2017Papers and presentations...
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Conference 2015Papers and presentations...
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Conference 2010Papers and presentations...