Spiritual Care Australia 2021

Can You Prove It? 3rd Annual Research Intensive

General Admission: $90
Student/Concession: $50

Date & Time
Saturday 27 June 2020 (please note this is day prior to the SCA Conference)
11:00am - 6:00pm AEST

Moorgate Room
Notre Dame University
1 Moorgate Street
Chippendale NSW 2008

How do you turn your work into research? How do you do research in a particular practice context?

In association with La Trobe University, Notre Dame University, Flinders University, Charles Sturt University and the University of Divinity, Meaningful Ageing Australia and Spiritual Health Association are delighted to present the 3rd annual spiritual care research intensive.

For spiritual care practitioners interested in evidence-based practice from all sectors: health, aged care, community services, education, disability services, emergency services, defence, and more!

Session 1: How do you turn your work into research?

Session 2: How do you research in a particular practice context?

Session 3: Next steps/the future

Hear from international expert Dr George Fitchett and more! The program includes plenty of time for discussion with your peers. Watch this space for more details in coming weeks.

A free copy of the journal Health and Social Care Chaplaincy is included with every ticket.

Light lunch and afternoon tea included.

About George Fitchett

 George Fitchett, DMin, PhD, is a professor and the director of research in the Department of Religion, Health & Human Values at Rush University. He also holds faculty appointments in the Department of Preventive Medicine at Rush and in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. Fitchett is a board certified chaplain (APC) and certified pastoral supervisor (ACPE). In 1990, he developed the research program in the Department of Religion, Health & Human Values, one of the first such programs in any chaplaincy department. His research has examined the relationship between religion and health in a variety of community and clinical populations. His books include Assessing Spiritual Needs and Spiritual Care in Practice: Case Studies in Healthcare Chaplaincy, which was co-edited with Steve Nolan. In 2015, he co-led a team that received grants of $4.5 million from the John Templeton Foundation to advance research literacy among health care chaplains.