March, 2020

22Mar1:00 PM4:30 PMNACC Workshop on Life Stages: Eldercare1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Event Type:Workshop Contact Hours: 2

Event Details

Eldercare

Our workshop on ELDERCARE seeks to help caregivers to be more effective in caring for their loved ones as they understand the biological, psychological, social and spiritual implications of aging.

As despair and other related mental health issues often set in due to the slowing down of their productivity, preventive methods and strategies will be discussed on the promotion of well-being among senior citizens.

How can we help them feel safe and believe that their lives can continue to be meaningful?

How do we meet their emotional needs and help them avoid depression?

Are there steps to deal with vulnerability, loneliness, boredom and isolation?

The Church can support an elderly person’s feeling of connection with the community beyond her family.

As many of our parents/church members will be in this category, let’s equip ourselves to care for them more effectively.

Objectives

  1. Understand important psychological and spiritual needs in eldercare for both the elderly and the care givers.
  2. To understand how to support the elderly in their vulnerabilities and as a community.

Target audience

Young adults, Senior adults, care givers, lay helpers working with the elderly, and those interested to learn more about caring for the elderly in their communities.

Date:

22 March 2020

Time:

1.00 pm – 4.30 p.m. (Sunday)

Venue:

Penang Christian Centre, No.1, Jalan Khaw Sim Bee, George Town, Pulau Pinang.

Cost:

  • RM40 for NACC members
  • RM80 for non-members

NACC Contact Hours Awarded: 2 hours

Payment:

  1. Online registration and payment below
  2. Crossed cheque in the name of “National Assoc of Christian Counsellors” and send by post to the NACC office at:
    No. 2-2B, Block K, Jalan PJU 1/3A, Sunway MAS Commercial Centre, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
  3. Registration via email and Online Transfer to Bank account, with your full name and membership number (if any):
    Name: National Association of Christian Counsellors, Malaysia
    MBB A/C No. 5122 3134 8681

** Important: For payment methods 2 & 3, please email your registration and bank in or transfer payment confirmation to : office@nacc-malaysia.org otherwise we cannot register you for this event.

Contact Hours

2

Time

(Sunday) 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Purchase Tickets

Price RM40.00

Total Price RM40.00

Speakers

  • Dr. Eddie Soon

    Dr. Eddie Soon

    Dr. Eddie Soon studied under Dr. Larry Crabb for his Masters in Biblical Counselling at Colorado Christian University. He also has a M. Div. (Pastoral Ministry) from MBTS. As part of his Doctor of Psychology degree, he was attached to the Department of Psychological Medicine at University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) and also at HUKM. He has been teaching medical students for more than 10 years and presently lectures at Quest International University, Perak. He is married to Mei and has a daughter, Eileen.

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