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  • CASC Member Shane Sinclair wins “Paper of the Year” from world’s top Palliative Care Journal

    sinclairshane3_aug2013Congratulations to CASC’s own Shane Sinclair who was awarded the prestigious prize of “Paper of the Year” by Palliative Medicine, the world’s top Palliative Care Journal. This honour was conferred today, Friday May 25, 2018 at the European Association of Palliative Care Congress.  The paper that won the award is on sympathy, empathy, and compassion.  Click here to see complete article 

    Sympathy Empathy and Compassion


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  • CASC member David Maginley will give Keynote at 2019 conference in Fredericton

    David Maginley croppedCASC’s own David Maginley will be one of the Key note speakers at the 2019 national conference in Fredericton.  Rev. David Maginley is an interfaith spiritual counselor at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and award-winning author of Beyond Surviving: Cancer and Your Spiritual Journey. He is featured in the documentaries Here Right Now, and When You Die.

    David has also survived cancer four times, which resulted in a profound near-death experience and explorations in the connection of body, mind and spirit. He knows cancer from both sides of the hospital bed, and this life from both sides of the veil.  Click here to read more about David and his work. 

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  • Meet our New Director of Marketing and Innovation- Patrick McNeill

    CASC president Elaine Nagy, introduces our New Director of Marketing and Innovation, Patrick McNeill. 

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    Hear their discussion in the new June President’s video message which can now be found in the Members only area in the “Member Only Content” tab. 


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  • We celebrate CASC member Anne Simmonds who will be co-presenting with Canadian singing legend Ann Mortifee at a fall workshop:


    Women Sharing Wisdom and Courage to Heal Ourselves and the Planet



                                                                                                                                                                                               Anne Mortifee and Rev. Dr. Anne L Simmonds 

     Through music, story, conversation and ritual, this workshop will inspire participants to move beyond perfectionism and duty into their body-selves. There we will be encouraged to trust the deeper journey of unfolding where the small self dissolves and we touch the essential self for which we yearn.

    Friday, October 19 and  Saturday, October 20, 2018

    9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 75 Queen’s Park Cres. E., Toronto 

    Click here for more information on PDF poster

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  • Spiritual Care Practitioner Team lead Central Zone- Red Deer

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    Spiritual Health Practitioner – Team Lead Central Zone

    Requisition #: ALB00047889

    Location: Red Deer, Alberta

    Job Type: Regular Full Time

    Salary: $34.52 – $59.20 per hour

    Your Opportunity:

    The Spiritual Health Practitioner-Central Zone Team Lead takes a leadership role with accountability to the manager within the Seniors Health portfolio. This role leads, models and advances excellence in professional practice and patient and family centred care. This position leads program staff to provide evidence informed services within program parameters and in adherence with Alberta Health Services (AHS) and other relevant legislation, standards, guidelines, policies and procedures. The position initiates and implements quality improvement initiatives, program development, evaluation and knowledge translation within the program. They are key participants and leaders in zone and provincial initiatives. They collaborate with discipline-specific Professional Practice Leads (PPLs) to implement supported and leading practices. The Spiritual Health Practitioner, Team Lead provides clinical services in area of expertise and consults on complex clinical cases. Advises the manager in operational decision-making, coordinates program orientation and professional development and provides input regarding staff and team performance. Models Patient & Family Centered Care principles and interaction with patients, families and other healthcare professionals. (more…)

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  • Chaplain/Spiritual Health Practitioner- Sudbury

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    Chaplain / Spiritual Health Practitioner                               

     – FULL TIME       $28.93 – $34.04

    St. Joseph’s Health Centre of Sudbury oversees the operations of St. Joseph’s Villa (a 128-bed long term care home) and St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre (a 64-bed continuing care hospital) in Sudbury, and Villa St. Gabriel Villa (a 128-bed long term care home) in Chelmsford. (more…)

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