Date: 28th April - 1st May 2008
Venue: Branchet Lodge, Gilwell Park, Chingford E4 7QW
A 3 day intensive training course will be held in London from 28th April to 1st May 2008 to offer opportunity to Muslims who wishes to take up healthcare chaplaincy as a profession. The course will enable the participants to acquire appropriate knowledge and skills as well as benefit from the experiences of people already in the profession.
The NHS now recognises the need to employ Muslim chaplains and the number of chaplains in paid employment is gradually increasing. However, appropriate training is essential to qualify for such employment.
This three-day Intensive Course on Muslim Healthcare Chaplaincy has been organised by the Muslim Council of Britain. The programme consists of a comprehensive list of subjects delivered by a distinguished panel of Muslim and non-Muslim experts who have wide experience and expertise in aspects relating to chaplaincy and spiritual care. Course is designed to benefit all both aspiring and existing chaplains. A certificate of attendance will be issued to all successful participants.
Speakers will include:
Prof. Brian Duerden
Sheikh Abdul Qayum
Sheikh Ibrahim Mogra
Rev'd Debbie Hodge
Maulana Yunus Dudhwala
Hafiz Shafiqur Rahman
Mr. Tim Battle
Mufti Zubair Butt
Mr. Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin
Dr. Shuja Shafi
Dr. Akber Mohammed Ali
This course is a must for all those who wish to take up health care chaplaincy as a profession.
Places are very limited so please apply for your place early - please visit www.mcb.org.uk to apply online. The deadline for applications is Monday 21st April 2008.
Fees: £300.00 for 3-day residential course. All meals and accommodation included, however participants will be required to bring their own bed linen as this is a camping site and beds are provided with mattresses only. Participants are also required to arrange their own transport. A limited number of bursaries will be considered for aspiring chaplains.
Send your application to:
Muslim Spiritual Care Provision in the NHS
The Muslim Council of Britain
PO Box 57330
London E1 2WJ
Please pass these details to anyone who may be interested.