Darrin Parkin

Darrin Parkin is a spiritual care clinician at the High River General Hospital.  As a Humanist Chaplain, his focus is on palliative and end of life care of patients and their loved ones.  Darrin walks with people through anticipatory grief, grief, and bereavement during terminal illness as well as after the death for a patients loved ones.  Darrin worked for Hospice Calgary and Rosedale Hospice with end stage cancer patients as well as grief support.  He is a conference speaker on topics like Spirituality in the modern age compared to the hunter gatherer age, palliative care, as well as on grief and bereavement.  Darrin was a prison Chaplain for many years previously and College instructor in law enforcement focusing on restorative justice.  In that capacity he took a team of prison guards to Uganda to do humanitarian work building a clinic together with a local community in East Uganda.

Seminars by Darrin