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Spiritual First Aid in a Time of Crisis, Trauma or Disaster

-Englewood Hospital Hosts Spring Seminar & Luncheon-

(Englewood, NJ, May 7, 2013) – When disaster strikes, the effects can be overwhelming and paralyzing, whether someone is impacted by the loss of a loved one or reeling in the aftermath of a natural or manmade disaster.

The Pastoral Care Committee of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is hosting a spring seminar and luncheon in response to recent events, including Hurricane Sandy, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and the Boston Marathon bombing.

The event, “Spiritual First Aid in a Time of Crisis, Trauma or Disaster,” will include discussions on the importance of developing effective coping strategies, implementing support systems and connecting with community resources and outreach programs during times of crisis. Religious leaders from a variety of faiths will discuss personal insights and experiences in an effort to help individuals, families and caregivers manage grief and despair following a loss or crisis.

The event will be hosted at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, in Conference Rooms A and B, on Thursday, May 23 from 12:00pm-1:30pm. Registration is requested. Cost to attend seminar and luncheon is $7.00 and is payable at the door. To register, contact Letitia Corrigan at 201-894-3228 by Friday, May 17.

What: Spring Seminar: Spiritual First Aid in a Time of Crisis

When: 12:00pm-1:30pm, Thursday, May 23

Where: Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Conference Rooms A & B

350 Engle Street, Englewood, NJ 07631

Who: Rev. Margaret A. Niederer, Rev. Mark Ennis, Rabbi Lawrence Zierler & Rev. Dean Weber

How: The deadline to register is Friday, May 17. Call 201-894-3228.

 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.   Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the four percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.