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					                29th Annual Conference

          More ways than one
            a multi-faith response to grief
 Panel                                     13 October 2010
 The Hon Barney Leith
 Imam Dr Mamadou Bocoum
 Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton
                                            10 am - 3.30pm
 Bharti Tailor
 Revd David Tuck                                 Venue:
 Faith–based sessions                   Middlesex New Synagogue
                                          39 Bessborough Road
 Choice of workshops
                                            Harrow HA1 3BS
 Resource materials
 Vegetarian sandwich lunch               Comments after last year’s
 Priority booking discount

 Great networking opportunities            “A wealth of knowledge
                                           from all the presenters”

                                        “Best workshop leader ever”
             We welcome
Clergy, teachers, healthcare workers,   “A great learning experience”
   counsellors, community leaders,
   bereavement visitors and family      “Best HBC conference I have
           support workers                     ever attended”

WELCOME to our Conference bringing together leading faith
representatives reflecting Harrow's rich multi-faith and multi-cultural
community. Our discussions and workshops aim to increase our
understanding of the different beliefs and rituals concerning death,
dying and bereavement, Jean Orpwood Chair HBC


 10.00 Registration and refreshments
 10.30 Welcome and introductions to the day
 10.45 Panel chaired by the Hon Barney Leith
 11.15 Question Time
 11.45 Break
 12.00 Choice of workshop

        1. Hindu beliefs and practice - Niru Desai MBE
        2. Sudden and traumatic death - Martin Weaver
        3. Keeping faith – where was God? – Rabbi Pete Tobias
        4. The impact of suicide within the family - Jacky Clifford
 13.15 Lunch
 14.00 Choice of workshop
        5. Why keeping quiet hurts - Dionne Wright
        6. African traditional beliefs/practice - Imam Dr Mamadou Bocoum
        7. Supervision for bereavement visitors - Jacky Clifford
        8. Losses other than Death      Sharon Goldstein
 15.10 Back to the Panel

 15.30 Safe journey home
   STOP PRESS…Faith in Action Grant enables us to reduce cost to £35 to
   include full programme, lunch and refreshments.
   How to book Please complete the enclosed form and return it with
   your cheque, (payable to ‘HARROW BEREAVEMENT CARE’) to Harrow
   Bereavement Care, The Lodge, 64 Pinner Road, Harrow, HA1 4HZ
   Workshops will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so book early
   and take advantage of the Priority Booking
   Directions Harrow 0n the Hill Tube & Bus station is a ten minute walk
   Parking There is no parking at Middlesex New Synagogue except for disability
   badge holders, which must be reserved. There is a small public car park
   opposite the synagogue plus NCP parking in St Ann’s & St George’s
   shoppingcentre. Limited parking at the end of Bessborough Road and Lower
   Road (10-15 minute walk).

The Hon Barney Leith - National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the UK.
Barney is deeply involved in national interfaith and multifaith work on behalf of the
Bahá’í community and is a member of the Bahá’í chaplaincy management team.

Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton is the Rabbi of Middlesex New
Synagogue. She has taught rabbinic students at Leo Baeck College for 5 years
and occasionally lectured on Judaism at the Muslim College in Ealing. She also
contributes regularly to the Jewish News.

Imam Dr Mamadou Bocoum is head of the Library and a lecturer at the Muslim
College, London and a Chaplain at Ford Prison, Sussex. He is committed to
interfaith work and has participated in various interfaith activities, lecturing on both
the development and maintenance of relations between the Abrahamic faiths.

Bharti Tailor, Secretary General, Hindu Forum of Britain. Has worked in a
Local Authority, Health Authority, a Research Institute, Voluntary & Community
Sectors prior to setting up her own consultancy. She has served as a Non-
Executive Director for a Primary Care Trust and as a member of a Regional
Committee of the Community Fund. She Chairs the Chaplaincy Board of Hindu
Forum UK, and serves as Hindu Chaplain to an Immigration Detention Centre,
Colleges of Further and Higher Education.

Revd David Tuck has been an assistant curate at St Alban's Church, North
Harrow since 2003. He has lived in Northwood for the past 9 years with his wife,
Diane. They moved to North West London from Norfolk in 1984.

Imam Dr Mamadou Bocou (see previous detail)

Niru Desai MBE is the founder & currently President of the Harrow Women’s
Association. She has also been chief examiner for Gujarati at London and
Cambridge Universities. Nuri has developed her own cultural diversity in her
sessions as a writer, poet and popular storyteller, and conducts Diwali festival
celebrations and educational lessons in schools.

Jacky Clifford is an experienced senior accredited counsellor, supervisor and
trainer. She has a private practice and supervises groups for cancer care, a
women’s centre and a hospice.

Sharon Goldstein has been the Synagogue Care Co-ordinator at Northwood &
Pinner Liberal Synagogue for 30 years, and established the Bereavement Support
Group 17 years ago. She is a member of HBC and a Harrow Magistrate

Rabbi Pete Tobias is Rabbi of Liberal Synagogue, Elstree. Author and
broadcaster, regularly on Radio 2 Breakfast show and 'Good Morning Sunday' with
Aled Jones. Has a fresh perspective on all matters spiritual and a deep insight into
'what makes us tick'.

Martin Weaver, NLP Psychotherapist (UKCP), Supervisor, Coach, Certified NLP
Trainer (INLPTA). Martin provided supervision and training to the staff and
counsellors at the 7th July Assistance Centre. The centre provided psychotherapy,
guidance and support to people who were affected by the London bombings in
2005 and 16 other terrorist incidents and disasters.

Dionne Wright is a qualified Adolescent Therapist using the arts. She studied at
IATE (Institute of Art Therapy Education). And worked with young people for over
15 years in youth work, social care and schools. She has a good understanding of
the importance of listening skills     in the counselling field and for social

Harrow Bereavement Care, The Lodge, 64 Pinner Road, Harrow HA1 4HZ T.020 8427 5720
                            Registered Charity 1081257