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The Joint Chaplaincy Committee, Wilf Campus for Senior Living, Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey, Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Warren, and Hunterdon Counties, Atlantic Health System, and Barnabas Health proudly offer

Creating a Caring Community Together

Purpose of Course:

Our goal is to provide training for community lay leaders and non-clergy professionals to enable them to be present for congregational and community members who would welcome and benefit from additional spiritual and emotional support during difficult times. These trained lay visitors, in collaboration with their own clergy, where applicable, will provide appropriate support to congregational and community members suffering from a wide variety of problems including chronic illness, recent discharge from a hospital or rehabilitation facility, grief, and other life-changing circumstances.


Dvar Torah: Rabbi Bryan Kinzbrunner, Chaplain, Wilf Campus
Keynote: Creating A Caring Community Together with Rabbi Shira Stern: Certified Chaplain, BCC


Listening Skills: Cantor Lee Coopersmith, JFS Chaplain and Ohr Tikvah Jewish Healing Services
Boundaries: Rabbi David Glicksman, Certified Chaplain, BCC
Grief and Bereavement: Rabbi Leslie Bergson, Certified Chaplain, BCC
Cecille Allman Asekoff, Project Director: Cecille Asekoff currently serves as Director of the Joint Chaplaincy Committee of Greater MetroWest and Executive Vice President of the Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC)

Course Information:
Location: Wilf Campus at Wilentz Residence, 360 DeMott Lane, Somerset, New Jersey

Training Date:
Thursday, October 22, 2015
10:00 am – 2:30 pm

No charge to participate. Brunch will be served.

Deadline for registration is October 15, 2015
To Register: Please contact Ms. Gail Herman at: [email protected] or at 973-929-3069

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