Spiritual Care Courses & Resources

The Department of Spiritual Care regularly schedules courses. If you are interested in them, please call 716-845-8051 for more information. As brochures are completed, they will be added to this page.

Spiritual Care Lecture Series

The Spiritual Care Lecture Series at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is open to all interested persons who would like to update themselves on health care issues and Spiritual care.

Upcoming Courses:

Mercy Doula Volunteer Training Program


2020 spiritual courses to be announced.

Previous courses included:
Ministry to the Dying and Bereaved
The Faces, Sounds and Words of Grief: Journeying with the Dying and Bereaved
The Many Faces of Grief
Living With Loss
Understanding the Healing Power of Grief
Strength and Hope for the Journey


Caring Across Cultures & Belief Systems

A resource guide for healthcare professionals in an interfaith world.

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Spiritual Care Visitors' Training Program

The Spiritual Care Visitors’ Training Program at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is designed to provide men and women, ordained and non-ordained of various faith traditions with theoretical, theological and practical approaches to Spiritual Care.

This program is designed to provide men and women of various faiths with professional training in practical approaches to spiritual care. There are four components to this training program. Students attend a four-hour lecture series on Monday evenings; clinical visitation is scheduled throughout the week; small group meetings to discuss patient visitations, and each student meets with a supervising chaplain three times during the training.

Upcoming Dates: TBA

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