Crisis Chaplaincy, Our Nation Under Fire
Presented by Timothy (Tim) G. Serban MA, BCC
July 28, 2022 ~ 12pm – 1:30pm Central Time
How do we work with our communities when a natural disaster, a mass shooting, etc. impacts our local community? This webinar will be a chaplain dialogue about responding to mass casualty active threat tragedies. Participants will be invited to discuss & identify key elements necessary to support, sustain and comfort an actively grieving community.
NACC Certification Competencies Addressed in this Webinar
PPS2, PPS3, PPS4, PPS5, PPS6
Timothy G. Serban MA, BCC, serves as system Executive Director of Spiritual Health for Home and Community Care at Providence Health supporting over 100 chaplains in hospice, palliative and continuing care settings. Tim has been a member of NACC since 1989 and recently completed serving on the board in January 2022. Tim has been board certified since 1991. He earned his graduate degree in Theology and Pastoral Ministry in Healthcare from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Tim has served in the field for more than 30 years and with Providence St. Joseph Health since 1993.
As NACC’s Liaison and national volunteer lead to the American Red Cross Disaster Spiritual Care (DSC) activity, Tim supports the recruitment, training and mentoring of DSC volunteer responders nationwide. Tim has presented and written on areas of grief, trauma, and care of those impacted by national and regional tragedies and disasters.
Tim and his wife Carla recently celebrated their 34th anniversary and enjoy faith, friends and family together in their home in Southeast Portland, Oregon with their two sons, Joseph and Aaron, their Tibetan terrier ‘Sable’ and hamster ‘Thunder’.