Region 2 South Healthcare Coalition is sponsoring their eighth annual conference for chaplains, clergy, and religious leaders this December! This year they welcome Mr. Al Schipper, MA, MDiv to our region to engage our group with spiritual care fundamentals during disaster response.
What: “Introduction to Spiritual Care in Disasters” is an instructor-led conference designed to familiarize learners with the spiritual care function to disasters and incidents of high impact
When: December 13, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration and breakfast 7:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Speaker: Mr. Al Schipper’s background includes hospital chaplaincy and work as the Director of Spiritual Care and Mission in Battle Creek (retired). Mr. Schipper is part of the American Red Cross and serves on national deployments for fire, floods and hurricane response and is also a trainer in spiritual care and disaster response for the American Red Cross.
Where: Wayne County Community College Downriver Campus
21000 Northline Road
Taylor, MI 48180
Ray Mix Room
Audience: Healthcare-based chaplains and clergy
Cost: This event is free for participants. This conference is supported 100% by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services with funding from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response
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Registration: Please follow the instructions listed below to register for the Region 2 South Disaster Spiritual Care Conference.
Type the web site address above into your browser’s address window.Click on Sign In at the upper right of the screen and log in with the username and password above.Click on Register in the top menu bar.
Select Spiritual Care - 2023 on the left side of the screen.
Click on New, then select Form to open a blank registration form.
Fill out the registration form.
When completed, click on the Submit Request button located at the bottom of the form.
Region 2 South will send a confirmation email once your registration is processed.
Please be sure to distribute this opportunity to the appropriate people at your site or in your community who will benefit from this event.
Contact Region 2 South at 734-728-7674 if you have any questions.