Upcoming Events & Conferences 2021
Spirituality and Social Work Webinar
Spirituality is a key component of the human experience and human identity. In this webinar, the panel of four members of the Canadian Society for Social Work and Spirituality presented an overview of relevancy of spiritualty to social work practice. Heather will present about children’s spirituality. Fiona will talk about the impact of religiosity and spirituality in addressing the mental health experiences of youth from an Afro- Caribbean background. Cassandra will speak about trans-species spirituality as both a faith in the interconnectedness of all things and people with the more than human world and as a radical activist praxis. Indrani’s presentation will concern meditation and trauma-informed practice and research.'
• Review connections of spirituality and social work
• Introduce some areas of focus concerning spirituality and social work
• Define spirituality and religion
• Consider implications for social work practice
DATE: May 18, 2021
TIME:11:00 AM EDT
Spirituality in Research, Professional Practice and Education (On-line)
Sixth International Conference of the International Network for the Study of Spirituality, (formerly the British Association for the Study of Spirituality) incorporating a celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Journal for the Study of Spirituality.
Four Keynotes, approx. 60 presentations in parallel sessions, plus designated 'social spaces'.
Monday, June 7 – Tuesday, June 8, 2021
In association with York St John University, York, UK
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Children’s Spirituality: Keeping the Conversation Going (On-line)
The 2021 symposium will focus on the work of participants and the future of research and practices in children’s spirituality, exploring questions such as how does our work address the diverse realities of children’s lives and how can we continue to draw attention to the spiritual needs of children around the world? Live sessions will be scheduled at various times across four days to maximize opportunities for participation from wherever participants are located. Join with other researchers and practitioners who are committed to keeping the conversation about children’s spirituality going. You need not be a member of the IACS to participate. All with an interest in children’s spirituality are welcome and there is no charge for taking part.
The symposium will consist of a series of scholarly and practical conversations. Participants are invited to share briefly about their research or practices re: children’s spirituality through short papers or pre-recorded presentations that will be posted in advance and then discussed in live Zoom panel conversations.