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Enhance Your Spiritual Care Practice

Join us for an inspirational and transformative three-day conference designed to provide chaplains, nurses, and other spiritual care providers with the skills, best practices, and research to enhance your spiritual care practice and ministry. Discover the power of spiritual care in your own life and the lives of those you serve.

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Ideal for any professional interested in spiritual care, such as:



First Responders



Social Workers

Hospice Professionals



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Discover the Power of
Spiritual Care

Learn and exchange ideas with some of the most influential leaders in the spiritual care arena.

Expand your network with people and organizations that will help you achieve new levels of success in providing compassionate whole-person care.

The 2024 Conference

is Virtual

Join Us!

April 15 - 17, 2024

Spiritual Care Association

Over 10 Years
of Successful Conferences!

Thousands of participants have benefited from over
10 years of successful Caring for the Human Spirit Conferences, organized by the Spiritual Care Association and the Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing.

Join us for this transformative experience!

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Featured Speakers

Chief Patient Officer

American Cancer Society

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Dr. Kamal, Chief Patient Officer of the American Cancer Society, will deliver the 2024 Keynote Address at the 11th Annual Caring for the Human Spirit Conference and Westberg Symposium. In his role at ACS, Dr. Kamal drives coordinated efforts to accelerate progress against cancer through the organization's patient, caregiver and healthcare professional activities. 

Palliative Care Chaplain and Educator

University of California San Francisco
Division of Palliative Medicine

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 Judy Long is an outpatient palliative care chaplain and educator with UCSF  Division of Palliative Medicine. Judy has developed and teaches courses in sustainable caregiving for care partners of people living with neurologic illness, resiliency for people living with neurologic illness, as well as clinician self-care for those who serve them. She also provides training in emotional balance and self-compassion.

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Professor and Chair

Department of Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Mercer University School of Medicine


Dr. Childs is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Bioethics and Medical Humanities at the Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Savannah, and Columbus Georgia. He is a CPE Diplomate Supervisor and Diplomate Pastoral Psychotherapist with CPSP. His PhD is in ethics and moral psychology and he completed his studies with pioneer ethicist Paul Ramsey and Princeton University and pastoral theologian Seward Hiltner at Princeton Seminary.

CPSP Diplomate in Clinical Pastoral Supervision

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Rev. Hull is a CPSP Diplomate in Clinical Pastoral Supervision and the former Associate General Secretary of the College of Pastoral Supervision & Psychotherapy. He served as the Chair of the Commission on Accreditation of Pastoral & Psychotherapy Training and as the Director of Pastoral Care and Clinical Pastoral Education Training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, amid political unrest and sectarian violence, George relates that he is unapologetically ecumenical.  In light of that, George served as President of Cairdeas, a community group committed to peace and reconciliation within the Irish context.  He earned his Dip.Th. from the Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, and a Th.M. from the New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, New Jersey.  

Participants will receive:

- Access to Conference Platform with all the Content

- Certificate of Attendance

- Up to 13.5 Nursing Contact Hours or 16 General CEUs

- Recorded Videos of all 45+ Sessions after the Conference

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The Spiritual Care Association Nursing Division is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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