Conference 75-Minute Workshop SA6
Saturday, April 29, 2017 – 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Workshop Level: Advanced
Thomas J. Chirdo, BCC, ACPE Supervisor
Manager of Spiritual Care
The living tradition includes men and women responding to a call to use their prophetic voices in calling for social justice. Today we continue to live in a world where we are treated differently due to differences of social identity. This interactive workshop will offer participants an opportunity to: 1) understand theory around diversity and social justice; 2) reflect upon our social identities; and 3) discuss ways in which chaplains can integrate insights into pastoral practice.
As a result of this workshop, participants will:
- Increase awareness around social identity.
- Have a framework in which to talk about the how diversity impacts our relating.
- Reflect together upon the social identities that matter to us, and on ways to address issues of diversity within the role of chaplain.
Educational Materials (recommended books, articles, or websites for participants to review prior to the workshop)
– None required by the workshop presenter
Presentation Materials (items to be brought to the workshop and/or presentation materials)
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