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A week-long exploration of how caring professionals and volunteers can help people pursuing MAiD and their supporters.

Live on Zoom

September 16 - 20, 2024

8am - 3pm PT  |  11am - 6pm ET

Join your hosts, Lauren Clark and Chelsea Peddle, along with some incredible guest speakers, online for a week filled with informative sessions, engaging discussions, and networking opportunities. This conference is designed for caring professionals and volunteers interested in Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) and its practical application.


Learn from experts in the field, share best practices, and connect with like-minded individuals from the comfort of your own home. Don't miss this unique opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills in MAiD.


Register now and secure your spot!

Event Themes

Core Concepts

September 16 + 17, 2024

Foundations of MAiD in Canada and a Psychosocial Approach to Care
(2-day learning experience)

Special Topics

September 18 - 20, 2024

Spirituality, Culture and MAiD

  • Spirituality and MAiD

  • Sharing Our Story - The Power of Digital Stories and MAiD

  • Perspectives on Grief and MAiD in Asian Cultures

Professional Ethics, Meaning Centred Practice, and Children and MAiD

  • Practitioner Beliefs and Professional Ethics - A Community Conversation

  • Integrating Meaning Centred Group Therapy for People Pursuing MAiD

  • Children and MAiD - Facilitating Child-Friendly Engagement in MAiD

Putting It Into Practice

  • Grief and Loss Essentials - Navigating Grief as Caring Professionals and Volunteers

  • Seeing it Unfold - Choreographing the MAiD Day, Case Studies and Role Plays

Participants Will Receive:

  • Participant workbook

  • One copy of Pancakes With Nana: A Storybook About Medical Assistance in Dying by Chelsea Peddle

  • One week of access to session recordings after the conference ends and PDFs of accompanying resources

  • Certificate of completion

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(SEPT 16 - 20)


(SEPT 16 - 17)


(SEPT 18 - 20)


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