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Eastern-Northeast 2013 Fall Conference

2013 AAPC Eastern/Northeast Region - Fall Conference

Psyche and Soul Care: An Interfaith Dialogue

 November 1 - 2, 2013

Williams Inn - Williamstown, MA

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Whether in a religious setting, in the therapy room or a hospital, caregivers face challenges in working with belief systems.  In this conference, pastoral caregivers with backgrounds in four of the world religions will present and lead us in dialogue.

Keynote Speakers

   Imam Talal Eid, Th.D., is the founder and Executive Director of the Islamic Institute of Boston, serving the Muslim community at large. He is also the Muslim chaplain at Brandeis University, the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He is Adjunct Professor of Arts of Ministry at Hartford Seminary.

    Rabbi Terry Bard, D.D., is the Managing Editor of the Journal of Pastoral Care Publications, Inc.  He has served as Chaplain and Director of Pastoral Care and Education at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and is on the faculty of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. 

    Rachael Wooten, Ph.D.,is a Diplomate Jungian Analyst in Raleigh, North Carolina. She has been teaching Tibetan Buddhist meditation for fifteen years and is working on a book, The Tara Cards: Meditations with the Divine Feminine, a guide for meditation with various aspects of Tara, the beloved female Buddha of Tibet. 

   Rev. Robert Kaku Gunn, Ph.D.,is Director of the English Pastoral Care and Counseling Program at the Blanton Peale Institute.  He teaches at Union Theological Seminary and New York Theological Seminary and is author of Journeys into Emptiness: Dogen, Merton and Jung and the Quest for Transformation.


 Full Registration          $100

 Friday only                  $80

                Saturday only              $80

                AAPC Retiree               $50

                Spouse/Partner            $50

Note:  Cost for CEUs has been eliminated this year. 

Registration fee is waived for seminary students who are attending the regional conference for the first time. Other non-member ordained clergy may apply for registration aid based on need.

Williams Inn   www.williamsinn.com

Saturday breakfast is included along with lunch.  The meeting will wrap up by 4 p.m. with room check out extended to 12:30 p.m.   

One-Night Package  

Includes: 1 night's accommodation (12:30 p.m. check-out)

              Banquet dinner Friday

              Saturday breakfast

              Saturday lunch

        All tax and gratuities and use of meeting space

   $197. single occupancy       $128. per person triple

   $145. per person double      $120. per person quad

For those joining for meals only:   

                  Breakfast $15. inclusive

                  Lunch     $22. inclusive

                  Dinner    $34. inclusive


Post Conference Gathering  After the Regional Conference ends, you are invited to stay for dinner out and then a time of discernment and mutual support as professional pastoral counselors and caregivers.

Saturday night room at the Williams Inn can be added at the package rate.

Contact:  Thea Crites, Eastern Region Leadership Development Chair hithea2012@gmail.com


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