Annual Conference – 2018

Annual Conference - 2018

Available information for the Conference: "Resilience and Reflection in Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care - the interface between light and dark"

Pre-Conference material

Conference posterPoster with outline informationConference poster
Conference programmeTimetable and contents for the three daysConference programme
AGMAgenda and reportsAGM Notification
2017 Minutes
President's Report (inc. UKBHC and ENHCC)
Network for Pastoral, Spiritual and Religious Care in Health (NPSRCH)
NI Healthcare Chaplains association (NIHCA)
Scottish Branch Report


David Buck
Vice President
Setting the Scene
Resilience and Reflection (including poems)
Resource Material

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 mattersDescription of the workshop
Gemima FitzgeraldBuilding resilienceDescription of the workshop
Catherine MurphyClowning: “fooling around” or making sense of ourselvesDescription of the workshop
Lynn BassettExploring the Notion of Silence as CareDescription of the workshop
Steve NolanFrom Supervision to Case Study Presentation: how to write a Chaplain case studyDescription of the workshop
Austyn SnowdenMeasuring the Impact of Chaplaincy in HealthcareDescription of the workshop
David BuckMeditation using music and poetryDescription of the workshop
Karen MurphyNew chaplains’ workshopDescription of the workshop
Bruce KinseyNurturing our Journey, Engaging with our ShadowDescription of the workshop