Loss and Grief

26/01/2019  |  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

We will focus on:  the definition, kinds and various effects of loss; the definition of grief; the 5 myths about grief (Alan Wolfelt); the factors that impact the expression of grief; the personal experience with grief and loss; and misinformation about grief and the grieving process.

This course is one of the modules which comprise our “Basic Arts of Pastoral Care” program. This course will explore the topic in greater depth, and give participants more time for practical exercises.

Presenter: Rev. Kenn Balzer

Kenn Balzer is an ordained minister and also has a teaching certificate and is busy ministering in his local church as a guest speaker, worship leader, and small group leader.

He has spent the last 12½ years as a chaplain with Carewest in both the hospice and long-term care settings.  Previously, he spent 16 years in pastoral ministry and is the past president of the Alberta Pastoral Care Association, Calgary chapter, and is currently president of Christian Pastoral Caregivers Association centered in Calgary.

Saturday, January 26th 9:00 am – noon
Doors open at 8:30 am

Price: $45 (members), $60 (non-members)

Membership entitles you to discount on most other events

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 
DEADLINE FOR CANCELLATION: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Registration for this event is now open. 



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