Companions on the Journey: Spiritual Care at End of Life – September 22, 2016

Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG) presents

Companions on the Journey: Spiritual Care at End of Life

Thursday, September 22, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Lusk Center
2501 Summit Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27405

Break-out Sessions, Presenter Bios and Presentations

Learn about our presenters at this year’s spiritual care conference. You can also download the presentation for each session below.

Providing Spiritual Care for Those with Dementia and Their Families (Morning Session)

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Judy Haughee-Bartlett, MDiv, BCC earned her MDiv at Duke Divinity School and did her CPE internship and residency at UNC-Chapel Hill and Wesley Long Community Hospital.  She is a spiritual director and was a hospital chaplain for 20 years before coming to HPCG as a chaplain in long-term care.  She is a board certified chaplain through the Association of Professional Chaplains.  Haughee-Bartlett is a swimmer and the mother of three daughters.

Nancy Vaders, MDiv completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee, her MDiv at Duke Divinity School and did her CPE residency at Wake Med Hospital in Raleigh. Vaders has been a chaplain with HPCG for four years.

Presence and Listening: A Sacred Space (Morning Session)

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Hillary Irusta, MDiv is a native of the Triad area.  She earned her MDiv from Wake Forest University School of Divinity and completed her CPE residency with Cone Health. She is delighted to be part of the HPCG team. In her spare time, Irusta is an avid reader and enjoys playing with her nephews.

Chris Morris, MDiv received his bachelors in religious studies from UNC-Charlotte and MDiv from The Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond.  He did his CPE residency at Wake Forest University Medical Center and has been employed with HPCG for the past eight and a half years.

Hard Choices: Providing Spiritual Guidance for End-of-Life Decisions (Afternoon Session)

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Willa S. Brown, MDiv, BCC received her MDiv at Wake Forest University Divinity School and there authored The Replenishment of Spiritual Nourishment for African American Women Ministers: a Self-Care Guide to Hidden Wholeness.  She completed her CPE residency at Wake Forest University Medical Center and is a board certified chaplain through the Association of Professional Chaplains. Brown has served as a chaplain at HPCG for almost 10 years.

Hillary Irusta, MDiv is a native of the Triad area.  She earned her MDiv from Wake Forest University School of Divinity and completed her CPE residency with Cone Health. She is delighted to be part of the HPCG team. In her spare time, Irusta is an avid reader and enjoys playing with her nephews.

Companions in Telling Our Sacred Stories (Afternoon Session)

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John Connor, ThM, is a native of Greensboro, was in mental health counseling before pursuing his seminary degree from Dallas Theological Seminary (1990) and CPE internship and residency at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas. Connor also has experience in grief counseling, has been involved in police and fire chaplaincy and critical stress management.  He is an avid cyclist.

Beverly Isley-Landreth, MDiv, ThM, BCCC received her MDiv (1982) and ThM (1988) from Southeastern Seminary.  She completed her CPE internship and residency at Wake Forest University Medical Center. She is a spiritual director, and was a hospice chaplain for 10 years before coming to HPCG, where she has been since 2011. Isley-Landreth is a board certified clinical chaplain through The College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy, Piedmont Triad Chapter.

Schedule of Events

View the schedule of events and conference details here.

About the Conference

This professional seminar is appropriate for all faith communities and clergy, lay and stephen ministers, chaplains, spiritual caregivers and congregational nurses. Lunch will be provided. This seminar is approved for six contact hours. All participants will receive a certificate of participation.

Registration fee is $20. To register for this event, visit https://www.hospicegso.org/companions-on-the-journey-spiritual-care-at-end-of-life/. For more information, contact Sue Huff at shuff@hospicegso.org or 336.621.2500.

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