Spirituality and Transformation:
Bridging Wisdom and research for Effective Practice
The Third North American Conference
on Spirituality and Social Work
June 19-21, 2008
St. Thomas University
Fredericton, New Brunswick
The ' Third North American Conference on Spirituality and Social Work' was a joint international conference of the Canadian Society for Spirituality and Social Work and the Society for Spirituality and Social Work (USA), and was hosted by St. Thomas University of Fredericton, New Brunswick.
The proceedings include papers, overheads, and outlines of workshops, that have been submitted by scholars, practitioners and students who presented at the Third North American Conference on Spirituality and Social Work (2008). These proceedings provide a good representation of the variety of workshops and papers presented.
These proceedings are made available with publication support from St. Thomas University, and the social work programs at Arizona State University, King's College (University of Western Ontario), Renison College (University of Waterloo), University of British Columbia, and the University of Calgary.
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PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS:
Spirituality as a Science of the Heart
Spirituality in Cross-Cultural Contexts: Implications for Practice and Research
Hilary N. Weaver
The Intersection of Liberation Theology and Empowerment Practice
Exploring the Effects of Early Life Sexual Abuse in Later Life among Catholic Women Religious
Choisir de Prendre un Chemin qui a du Coeur
Embodied Spirituality in Therapy
Paula Foley & Leslie Ann Costello
Using prayer and Other Forms of Positive Mental Energy
in Practice: Research and Guidelines for Implementation
David R. Hodge
Factors Affecting Christians’ Perceptions of Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims in the U.S.
Mary Kay Jou & Antoinette Farmer
Developing Spirituality in Adolescents: Research-informed Practice and Practice-Inspired Research
Illness and Transformation: A Qualitative Study on Self-Perceived Post-Traumatic Growth and Spirituality in Women Living with Cancer
Intuition: The Bay Leaf of the Therapeutic Stew
Couple Breathing/Life Breathing: A New Way of Being Together
A Mind to Fight: Buddhism and Conflict Resolution
Letting Our Stories Go: A Narrative Perspective on Spirituality in Later Life
Re-Imagining the Myth of Demeter and Persephone: Exploration of the Constructs of Marriage and Nuclear Family
The Use of Prayer in Social Work: Implications for Professional Practice and Education
The Resonant Body
Anne Marie Walsh
Finding a Way with Religion and Spirituality: The Intersection of Religion, Aging and Sexual Orientation from the Perspective of Lesbian Older Adults