Spend a day with Northern Irish theologian, poet and peacemaker, Pádraig Ó Tuama
, on Tuesday, 12 February 2019. Pádraig inspired many Spiritual Care Australian
(SCA) members and friends during the 2016 SCA Conference in Melbourne. Now you have the opportunity to kick off your professional development for 2019 with seminars with Pádraig. He will lead two sessions across the day and you can attend one or both.
Conflict, Reflection & Creativity: TUESDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2019
MORNING SESSION 9AM – 12.30PM
A workshop-based session for Spiritual Care Practitioners and others that will explore their role in resolving inter-religious, workplace and interpersonal conflict. The session will run for approximately three-hours and will be a mixture of didactic and practical exercises.
1.30PM – 4PM
A retreat-style workshop that aims to nourish attendees. Pádraig will lead us through a reflective process that will engage our inner self using creative approaches such as poetry, music and mindfulness.
Location: Royal Children's Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville
Costs: Per session $65; Whole day $120
The cost includes morning and afternoon teas. Attendees can BYO lunch or purchase lunch in one of the many eateries at the Royal Children's Hospital.
PUBLIC LECTURE - MONDAY 11 FEBRUARY
Pádraig Ó Tuama’s work centres around themes of language, religion, conflict and art. Working fluently on the page and with groups of people, Pádraig is a skilled speaker, teacher and group worker. His work has won acclaim in circles of poetry, politics, religion, psychotherapy and conflict analysis.
A public lecture will be held on Monday 11 February
. Drinks from 6.30pm for a 7pm start
Location: Stirling Theological College, 44-60 Jacksons Road, Mulgrave
Full $10 | Concession $8