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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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Rev. Valeri Briggs, Lead Chaplain, Kaiser Permanenti’s Irvine Medical Center

The Courage to be a Chaplain

It can be a struggle for chaplains to keep focused on the truth of who they are and what they can provide in the face of politics, ignorance and presumptions around the role of spirituality in health care. How can chaplains rise up to their own truth and speak out from that place of authenticity and courage.

Price: $35

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

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Karen Lieberman, JD, MSJS, BCC, staff chaplain at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

 

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Steve Nolan, Ph.D, MBACP, chaplain, Princess Alice Hospice, Esher, United Kingdom

Protecting the Soul of Spiritual Care

In this transatlantic webinar, the two chaplains talk about the merits and shortcomings of an outcomes-oriented approach to spiritual care.

Price: $35

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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Heidi G. Greening, DO, FAAP Pediatric Hospitalist
Vinod Havalad, MD Pediatric Critical Care, Medical Director of Pediatric Simulation
Kathie Kobler, MS, APN, PCNS-BC, CHPPN, Coordinator Center for Fetal Care
Kelsey Mora, Certified Child Life Specialist
Carol Stephens, MDiv, BCC, Staff Chaplain/Bereavement Coordinator

“I Never Know What to Say:” Interdisciplinary Team Enhancing Communication Skills through End-of-Life Simulations with Medical Residents

Using simulation for medical resident training on communicating with a family around the death of a child. The team includes two physicians, advance practice nurse and child life specialist. The team has presented at two international symposiums.

Price: $35

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

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Phyllis Coletta, JD, Director, The Conversation Project in Boulder County

Chaplaincy-Based Advance Care Planning: Partnering to Reduce Readmission Rates

Research shows that strategic Advance Care Planning can in fact help reduce readmission rates, increase use of palliative care and hospice, and reduce patient and family suffering. This webinar will explore specific strategies to use the tool created by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to develop workflow and processes specific to patients at high risk for re-admission, and to empower chaplains to become strategic partners and true collaborators in effecting necessary change.

Price: $35

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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The Rev. Sue Wintz, BCC, Director for Professional and Community Education, HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

Chaplaincy Volunteers: How to Develop and Maintain an Effective Program

Expanding the reach of chaplaincy without pulling on the purse strings is on every director’s mind. Engaging volunteers can be the answer: however, for this approach to work, effective programs need to be developed which meet the needs of the organizational setting and the patients served. In addition, volunteers need to have comprehensive training in order to function within their identified duties as an extension of the chaplaincy department.

Price: $35

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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Rich Behers, D.Min, BCC, CFHPC, Spiritual Care Program Manager at Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. in Central Florida

Communicating Spirituality to Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementia

Learn how to use a multi-sensory intervention with music, art, photographs and other imagery that helps these patients experience spirituality in their own way.

Price: $35

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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Elizabeth Johnston Taylor, PhD, RN, or Beth, is Professor, Loma Linda University School of Nursing

Nurse-Provided Spiritual Care: Practices and Perspectives

Nurses are not only the largest health care workforce, but they are also the clinicians on the “front lines.” Although nurses are the most frequent professionals to make chaplain referrals, they also pride themselves for offering patients holistic care that assesses and addresses spirituality. Learn how to recognize how nurses’ spiritual care perspectives and practices can impact collaboration with chaplains and other health care professionals.

Price: $35

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Thursday June 29, 2017

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Dr. Suzanne Jonas, behavioral psychotherapist and sound therapist, Inner Harmony Health Center, Walland, TN

Musical Medicine: The Perfect Energy Medicine

For 25 years, Dr. Jonas has been practicing music medicine in hospitals and private practice to help patients reduce pain and spiritual distress. Her webinar explores how and why this works and new uses of sound for healing within the five bodies of consciousness.

Price: $35

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Wednesday June 7, 2017

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Gordon D. Ritchie, BCC, D Min, retired U.S. Navy Chaplain who served in Iraq and is also a chaplain at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical center outside Washington D.C. Gordon also creates very artful birdhouses from reclaimed wood and other materials that are shown in galleries and shops in the D.C. area.

Exiles in America: An Odyssey of Trauma, Recovery, and Wholeness

Great strides are being made to incorporate spirituality into the healing process, but for those who have experienced trauma there is a continued reluctance within the military and our society to aggressively engage the moral “woundedness” of warriors from a spiritual dimension. This webinar will draw on the developmental, behavioral and spiritual paradigms of the moral and spiritual concussion of the soul.

Price: $35

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Thursday May 25, 2017

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Rev. Valeri Briggs, Lead Chaplain, Kaiser Permanenti’s Irvine Medical Center

Taking a Seat at the Interdisciplinary Table

Chaplains bring a new voice to the health care table; a voice of collaboration, courage and competence. While we continue to advocate for and empower hope in patients and families, that same voice can encourage, guide and enhance the team dynamic toward a more holistic and authentic process.

Price: $35

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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Rich Behers, D.Min, BCC, CFHPC, Spiritual Care Program Manager at Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. in Central Florida

Providing Spiritual Care According to Disease Process

Cancer, dementia, heart disease or other illnesses create different kinds of spiritual distress. Understanding how the disease process effects the patient, allows the chaplain to provide the most effective spiritual care for each individual.

Price: $35

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Al-Hajii Imam Yusuf H. Hasan, BCC, director of HCCN’s Muslim Institute for Chaplaincy Care

Providing for the Needs of the Muslim Patient and Family

Muslims are one of the fastest-growing populations in the U.S. health care system. This webinar will enable the medical staff and other caregivers, especially the chaplain, to engage patients and families around health care issues such as palliative care treatment, DNR orders, hospice care, end-of-life support, and procedures following death. Learn how the Muslim Halal diet can be accommodated in the health care setting and how to work with patient during Ramadan, a month of fasting and forgiveness when Muslims avoid drinking and eating during the daylight hours.

Price: $35

 

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