Conference 2017 Presentations

Keynote Address

Chaplaincy and Compassion: Challenges and Interventions

Roshi Joan Jiko Halifax, Ph.D.

Plenary Session

What Does Multidisciplinary Compassionate Care Look Like?

Deborah B. Marin, M.D

Plenary Session

Patient Experience: A Movement of Spirit at the Heart of Health Care

Jason A. Wolf, Ph.D., CPXP

Plenary Session

Chaplains in Health care: Do We Make a Difference?

The Rev. Kathie Bender Schwich, M.Div., FACHE
Plenary Session Presentation

Workshop A4

The Role of the Chaplain in Medical Decision-Making

M. Jeanne Wirspa, MA, BCC, Rebecca Johnson, Ph.D., MSc

Workshop B5

From This Life to the Next and the Next One After That: Diversity in Death and Dying

Michelle K. LaGrone, MDiv, LLP

Workshop C5

Teaching Compassionate Communication to Health Care Professionals

Larry Dawalt, MDiv, CT, CTSS, Robert Michael Smith, M.D., MBA

Workshop D6

An Introduction to the Comprehensive Psycho-Spiritual Clinical Interview

Ralph L. Piedmont

Workshop E3

Exploring Spiritual Challenges with Patients, Families and Interdisciplinary Teams

Kerry Irish, LMSW, OSW-C, Debra Mattison, LNSW, ACSW, OSW-C, Melissa Stewart, LCSW-R

Workshop Presentations – A Series

A1. Exiles in America: An Odyssey of Trauma, Recovery, and Wholeness Gordon D. Ritchie, BCC, DMin

A2. Promoting Spiritual Care as a Payer: Establishing a New Best Practice in Palliative Medicine Bruce Smith, M.D., FACP, and LeAnne Spears, MA
A3. And Yet It Was A Blessing: The Case for Existential Maturity Sarah Sonnefeld, Linda Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D. 

No presentation available for this workshop
A4. The Role of the Chaplain in Medical Decision-Making M. Jeanne Wirspa, MA, BCC, Rebecca Johnson, Ph.D., MSc
A5. Intentional Care of the Spirit: The Practice of Faith Community Nursing Sharon T. Hinton, DMin, RN-BC, MSN
A6. The G-Word: Exploring the Clinical Relevance of Religion & Spirituality in Medical Social Work Practice
Melissa Stewart, LCSW-R
No presentation available for this workshop

Workshop Presentations – C Series

C1. A Transdisciplinary Approach to Chronic Pain: A Clinical Psychologist and a Chaplain Work Together
Linda Golding, MA, BCC, Nomita Sonty, Ph.D., MPhil
No presentation available for this workshop

C2. Strengthening the Work of Chaplaincy Through Advance Care Planning James A. Kraft, MTh

C3. The Chaplain Family Project: A Spiritual Care Intervention for the Family Members of Critically Ill Patients Alexia M. Torke, M.D., MS, Saneta Maiko, Ph.D., Emily S. Burke, BA, Beth Newton Watson, MDiv

C4: Developing a Taxonomy for Pediatric Chaplaincy Building on the Advocate Health care Model
Paul Nash, MA
No presentation available for this workshop

C5. Teaching Compassionate Communication to Health Care Professionals Larry Dawalt, MDiv, CT, CTSS, Robert Michael Smith, M.D., MBA

C6. Providing for the Needs of the Muslim Patient, Family and Community on Palliative Care at the Beginning and End of Life Al-Hajii Imam Yusuf H. Hasan, BCC

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