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Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Spiritual Care and Family Violence Forum for Chaplains and Pastoral Carers

Cross-posted from Beside The Creek
Australian consciousness of family violence and violence against women and children is extending beyond the level where we have been for about forty years.  A major contributor to making us more aware is Rosie Batty, 2015 Australian of the Year. Our nation is the middle of a rethink and an extension of our knowledge.  Because of this, please consider this event.

The Brimbank and Maribyrnong Interfaith Network invites you to:
Spiritual Care and Family Violence Forum for Chaplains and Pastoral Carers
Date: Thursday 17 September 2015       Time: 9am - 3pm

Reception Room, Maribyrnong City Council, 
Corner of Hyde and Napier Streets, Footscray 
(5 minutes’ walk from Footscray station)

The forum will bring together Pastoral Care workers and Chaplains in the community sector to consider the impact of family violence, appropriate spiritual care and the potential for healing and growth as we work with affected individuals and families.
  • Dr. Robyn Gregory, CEO Women’s Health West – setting the scene
  • Monique Toohey, Managing Director Nasihah Consulting – culturally appropriate responses
  • Jen Allen, Executive Director of Victorian Institute of Counselling and Coaching - keys to recovery
Includes group discussion and consideration of the implications for your practice.  
Cost - $40, $30 for SCA members (includes morning tea and lunch)
 To register please download and complete the form and submit by 10 September 2015.
More Information: Geoff Wraight, Baptcare Pastoral Care, Telephone:  0409 314 626 |  OR Gareth Fuller, SASHS Chaplain, Telephone:  0487 921 641 |

Brought to you by: The Salvation Army, Brimbank and Maribyrnong Interfaith Network, Baptcare, Brimbank City Council, Maribyrnong City Council and Spiritual Care Australia.