Clergy and congregations are equipped to provide meaningful pastoral care during life’s crises. What about when a parishioner is struggling with thoughts of suicide? We will explore together suicide intervention strategies in our role as faith leaders and spiritual care providers in congregational settings.
Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Registration Fee: $25
Refreshments and coffee will be provided.
Fireside Reception Room
Erb & Good Family Funeral Home
171 King St S, Waterloo, ON N2J 1P7
Parking is available on site, and ION stations are nearby.
About the Facilitator
Peter Boullata is a PhD student in the psychotherapy and spiritual care program at Martin Luther University College and currently a psychotherapy intern with Shalom Counselling. An ordained minister, Peter has served congregations primarily in Massachusetts and Ontario. In addition to suicide prevention training specifically for youth in the congregation, Peter recently completed the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training offered by the Canadian Mental Health Association.