• Spiritual Care Generalist Open or Close

    Earn a Certificate as a Spiritual Care Generalist (Valid for two years)

    To earn the certificate you must:

    1. Attend in person at the conference: the keynote and all plenary sessions
    2. Attend in person at the conference four designated specialty workshops for nurses and social workers


    Monday, April 23, 2018

    2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    A3. Creating Connections Spiritual Care Generalist-N

    A6. End of Life Care in the ICU and Sacred Violence: The Scapegoat Mechanism at Work Spiritual Care Generalist-SW


    4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    B2. The Outcome Measures of Presence and Other Chaplaincy Puzzles Spiritual Care Generalist-SW


    B3. Religious Cultural and Spiritual Support of Muslims and the Islamic Community on Palliative Care Spiritual Care Generalist-N/SW


    B6. The Impact of Faith and Culture on Medical Decision-Making: Barriers to Advance Care Planning Spiritual Care Generalist-N/SW


    Tuesday, April 24, 2018

    2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    C5. From What’s Wrong With You? To What’s Happening to You? Re-Framing Spiritual Care Through a Trauma-Informed Lens Spiritual Care Generalist-N

    C6. Integrity Formation: An Integrative Protocol Addressing Moral Distress for Interdisciplinary Professionals Spiritual Care Generalist-SW


    4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

    D5. The ABC’s of Ministering to the Orthodox/Hassidic Jewish Patient in the Hospital Setting Spiritual Care Generalist-N/SW


    D6. Caring Choices-Advance Care Planning (ACP) for Family Residents and a System Spiritual Care Generalist-N/SW


    Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

    E2. National Consensus Project Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care (New 2018 editions) Spiritual Care Generalist-N/SW


    E6. Balancing Hope in Miracles with Biomedical Decision-Making at the End of Life Spiritual Care Generalist-N/SW


    3. Within six months after the conclusion of the conference, successfully complete the online course “What We Hear and Say: Spiritual Assessment and Documentation” authored by Brent Peer, BC (the $495 cost for this course is waived for nurses and social workers attending the conference in person and seeking this certification.

    *Note this program is only offered to in-person attendees. This will not be offered via webcast.


    SW=Social Worker

    N/SW=Both Nurse and Social Worker


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