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.

Lunch and Learn Lecture Series

Our new lecture series will focus on how spiritual care professionals can confront, survive, and resolve their own grief nuances while in the trenches with those they serve. View the upcoming topics and speakers or more information, please call the office of Spiritual Care, 716-845-8051.

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.

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.

View booklet

Spiritual Care Visitors Training Program

Spiritual Care Visitor Training Program logo 2023

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.

February 13 - May 22, 2023
Every Monday, 5-7:00 p.m.

Learn more View Lecture Series agenda