2018 Caring for the Human Spirit Conference

Monday, April 23, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration & CEU Sign-In

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Networking Breakfast & Exhibits

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Reflection

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Keynote Address

Spirituality and Meaning in the Context of Relationship-Centered Care
Michael W. Rabow, M.D., FAAHPM

Webcast is available for this Keynote Address

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Networking Break & Exhibits

11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Advocacy Update

Todd Tuten, Senior Policy Advisor

11:20 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Plenary Session

I Hear You Saying You Need Leaders
Robert Kidd, BCC,
System Director, Spiritual Care and Values Integration, The Methodist Hospital
Webcast is available for this Plenary Session

12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Networking Luncheon, Exhibits & Poster Session

Formal Poster Session Part I: 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The Feasibility of Clinical Assessment Tools in Professional Health Care by Clinical Chaplains

Webcast is available for this workshop

Bethany Turner, MA, MC, Ed.D. Regional Co-Lead Spiritual Care, Kaiser Permanente

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The Chaplain’s Role in Leading Patient-Centered Family Meetings

Rev. Charles E. Blankenship, MDiv, DMin, Palliative Care Chaplain

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Creating Connections

Linda Golding, MA, BCC, Staff Chaplain, Patricia Punzalan, MA, EN, NE-BC, Patient Care Director, New York Presbyterian Hospital Spiritual Care Generalist-N

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Spiritual Play: A Contribution to Pediatric Spiritual Assessment

Paul Nash, MA, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Center for Pediatric Spiritual Care

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Integrating Spirituality into a Medical School Curriculum through a Surgeon/Chaplain Partnership

David Fleenor, BCC, ACPE, Director of Education, Susan Lerner, M.D. Center for Spirituality and Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Health System

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
End of Life Care in the ICU and Sacred Violence: The Scapegoat Mechanism at Work

John DiLeo, M.Ed., Ed.S., MDiv, North Florida Regional Medical CenterSpiritual Care Generalist-SW

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Networking Break & Exhibits

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Developing and Objective Religious and Spiritual Assessment Tool

Ahmend Aboabat, Ph.D., Rehabilitation Consultant, King Fahad Medical City

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Religious Cultural and Spiritual Support of Muslims and the Islamic Community on Palliative Care

Al Hajji Iman Yusuf Hasan, BCC, Staff Chaplain, HealthCare Chaplaincy Network-N/SW Spiritual Care Generalist-N/SW

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Supporting Transgender and Gender Variant Patients Spiritual Needs in Health Care Settings

Claire Bohman MDiv, Program Director, Sojourn Chaplaincy at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
and Trauma Centeer, Spiritual Care Generalist-SW

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Our Veterans: Spiritual Issues at the End of Life

Penny Phillips, MA, MDiv, BCC, Chaplain, Palo Alto Veterans Hospital Hospice & Palliative Care Center

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Ambiguous Loss: A Spiritual Assessment Tool

Linda Golding, MA, BCC, Staff Chaplain, New York Presbyterian Hospital

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The Impact of Faith and Culture on Medical Decision-Making: Barriers to Advance Care Planning

Webcast is available for this workshop

Jim Kraft, MTh, Director of Advance Care Planning, Henry Ford Health System

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
President’s Reception