We aim to provide up-to-date information about available training to support your
Continuing Personal Development.
NB that you do need to contact the training providers to book, or to confirm availability, which you can do through the links provided.
The events listed on this page are either one-off events or short courses and conferences; you can find information about more formal training courses that will lead to an academic qualification on the ‘Study Courses’ page, which you can also find in this section.

September 18Royal College of Physicians,
Edinburgh.
Day Conference. £110/£150
Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference - 'Provocation, innovation and eternal truths'
September 25The Ammerdown Centre, Somerset.
Evening dinner and talk. £20
There’s No Place for Hate! What is hate crime? How big a problem is it? What can we do about it?
September 26St Christopher's Hospice, London.
Afternoon workshop. £60
Working with Children Facing Loss and Bereavement
September 27-30Les Jardins des Arts,
SW France,
3-day retreat. £95/£150
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Labyrinth Workshop
October 5The Ammerdown Centre, Somerset.
One day event. £50
Mindfulness
October 8The Ammerdown Centre, Somerset.
Talk. £5
Poetry as a Vital Spiritual Exercise
October 14-15Rowans Hospice, at
Park Place, Hampshire.
Day Conference, with overnight option
Growth and Resilience Conference
October 14-18Cambridge University Hospitals.
5-day course
Pastoral Reflective Practice training and
Booking Form
October 15-16,
December 17
St Christopher's Hospice, London.
Three day course.
Foundations in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
October 16University of Chichester,
West Sussex
Day Conference. £40 or £50
Facing death and bereavement: supporting people who have dementia.
With Professor Nancy Preston (International Observatory on End of Life Care)
Gayle Henry – (Iris Murdoch Centre)
October 23Methodist Homes Association
Methodist Central Hall, London.
Lecture. By free ticket
Inaugural Walter Hall Lecture
October 29Methodist Homes Association
Cambridge
Training Day. Free, but book in
Worship and Engagement in Later Life
October 30Methodist Homes Association
Bristol
Training Day. Free, but book in
Worship and Engagement in Later Life
October 30Methodist Homes Association
Birmingham
Training Day. Free, but book in
Worship and Engagement in Later Life
November 1Methodist Homes Association
Pinner, Middlesex
Training Day. Free, but book in
Worship and Engagement in Later Life
November 8-10Launde Abbey, Leicestershire.
3-day residential conference
(ask about chaplain's discount!)
Hospice23 2019 Conference - 'Working with Change'
November 12St Christopher's Hospice, London.
Afternoon event. £60
Young People Facing Bereavement
November 13Methodist Homes Association
Leeds
Training Day. Free, but book in
Worship and Engagement in Later Life
November 19Methodist Homes Association
Penrith
Training Day. Free, but book in
Worship and Engagement in Later Life
November 27The Ammerdown Centre, Somerset.
Evening dinner and talk. £20
Things that make for Peace...
November 27Faith in Older People / SPPC
Details to follow
Building and sustaining compassionate communities: The role of the Churches in supporting people with end of life matters
November 29Sobell House Education, Oxford.
One day event. £180
Advanced Communication Skills Refresher
December 7The Ammerdown Centre, Somerset.
Quiet day. £50
Transitions of Life
2020
January 6-11Boarbank Hall, Cumbria,
Six-day course and retreat
Health & Salvation - in the Public Eye
March 16-20Cambridge University Hospitals.
5-day course
Pastoral Reflective Practice training and
Booking Form
May 11-13The Hayes Conference Centre
Swanwick
Derbyshire
AHPCC 2020 Annual Conference
2021
May 17-19The Hayes Conference Centre
Swanwick
Derbyshire
AHPCC 2021 Annual Conference

Undated
The Church of England Hospital Chaplaincies Council website also publicises regularly updated training events and courses, unfortunately the website is currently unavailable as the Council reorganises its web presence.

Hospice Staff Soul Midwifery Workshops for hospices.
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