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