Annual Rev. Jerry Shave Clergy Day
Current Drugs of Abuse & Finding Community Solutions
What clergy and spiritual caregivers should know
Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the Community Campus
Clergy Day will focus on the latest in drug abuse from 'spike' to the current heroin epidemic, the challenge of caring and potential interventions for dealing with this problem
RegistrationThis Program is FREE but you must Register by JULY 6 to attend by calling Upstate Connect at 345-464-8668 or toll free at 800-464-8668, 24 hours a day.
|8 - 8:45am||Registration, Continental Breakfast|
sponsored by the Advocates of Upstate
|8:45 - 9am||Greetings and Invocation
Rev. Jerry Shave, Upstate Chaplain Emeritus
|9:15 - 10:15am||Current Drugs of Abuse
Gail Banach, MS, MSEd, BA
Director of Public Education & Communications
Upstate Poison Center
|10:15 - 10:30am||Break|
|10:30 - 11:30am||Prevention at the Community Level
Beth E. Hurny, LMSW, CASAC, Executive Director
Prevention Network of CNY
Community Connectors: a community-based initiative to reduce perinatal substance abuse
Lisa GreenMills, RN, MPH, Program Coordinator
Syracuse Healthy Start, Onondaga Co. Health Dept.
|11:30am - 11:50am||Group Discussion|
At Upstate, our mission is to alleviate human suffering through treatment, research and teaching. Clergy Day is an annual training program for area ministers, priests, semenarians, chaplains and laypersons.
Past Clergy Day topics include:
- Coloring Outside the Lines: Spirituality and Children
- Ethics at the Bedside For Clergy
- Suicide Alertness: Training for Effective Ministry
Our 2014 Clergy Day was held at Upstate's Cancer Center and focused on integrating spirituality with traditional medicine in cancer care.
If you have any questions, please call Department of Spiritual Care at 315 464-4687.
Open the Eyes of My Heart by Walt Wasilewski with Imani Shabazz
This book tells the stories of spiritual care volunteers serving at Upstate University Hospital. Contributions are gratefully accepted so that we can continue to distribute this booklet free of charge.