I am interested in information on the spiritual care of the dying and grieving for my students who are training for ministry. Are you aware of any good resources?

Perhaps the best resource for training people preparing for ministry is Developing Spiritual Care Capacity for Hospice Palliative Care: A Canadian Curricular Resource. This educational manual is designed to develop spiritual care capacity in those responding to end-of-life situations and needs. It is oriented particularly toward students, religious and spiritual leaders, and health care chaplains who are preparing for or are engaged in providing spiritual care at the end of life. Each session includes theoretical materials and practice exercises.

You will find many other resources that could be helpful in preparing students for end-of-life ministry in the Spirituality section of this website. Some of these include:

Our clinical team has written a number of articles you may also find relevant. You will find these in Spiritual Health and Emotional Health.