Christine Longaker

Christine LongakerChristine Longaker, former Director and Staff trainer of the Hospice of Santa Cruz County in California, has provided hospice trainings worldwide since 1978.  She has been instrumental in developing Rigpa’s Spiritual Care Education Programme, an international organisation for those concerned with improving end-or-life care and spiritual care.  Christine currently services as the programme’s International Education Director. She helped develop and teach at Naropa University’s accredited training in ‘Contemplative End-of-Life Care’ and is author of Facing Death and Finding Hope: A Guide to the emotional and Spiritual Care of the Dying, which has been translated into nine languages.