2018 Caring for the Human Spirit Conference

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Registration & CEU Sign-In

7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Networking Breakfast & Exhibits

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
SCA Awards, Presentation of BCC Certificates, Renewal Ceremony and Pioneer Awards

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Plenary Session

Spiritual Care in Palliative Care: An Overview of Recent Evidence and Directions for Future Research
Lucy Selman, Ph.D.,
Research Fellow, University of Bristol
Webcast is available for this Plenary Session

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

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Gaining Hope, Finding Purpose: The Power of a Chaplain in Improving Quality of Life for Patients and Families

Torrie Fields, MPH, Senior Program Manager, Palliative Care, Blue Shields of California

12:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - Networking Luncheon, Exhibits & Poster Session Formal Poster Session: 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Technology on the Religious & Spiritual Counseling (Tahoor as EX)

Anas AlShedokhi, Religious and Spiritual Counselor, King Fahad Medical City

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Nurses and chaplains partners in providing spiritual care

Dr. Sharon T. Hinton DMin, MSN, RN-BC.,Nursing Professional Development Specialist

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Advanced Cancer Patients: Do We Know Their Spiritual Care Needs: A Chaplain’s Quandary

Saneta Maiko, Ph.D., BCC, Research Chaplain/Fellow, Ann Cottingham, MA, and Alexia Torke, M.D., MS Indiana University School of Medicine

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Promoting Staff Well-Being and Success: A Spiritual Care / Work-Life Balance Team Initiative

Webcast is available for this workshop

Bill Cooper, MDiv, Spiritual Care, Jill DeVries, RN-BC, Patient Placement & Staffing,
Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
From What’s Wrong With You? To What’s Happening to You? Re-Framing Spiritual Care Through a Trauma-Informed Lens

David Hottinger, MDiv, Manager, Spiritual Care Department, Hennepin County Medical Center Spiritual Care Generalist-N

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Integrity Formation: An Integrative Protocol Addressing Moral Distress for Interdisciplinary Professionals

Nancy Markham Bugbee, PsyD-c, MBA, BCC; CEO/CoFounder, Institute for Life & Care, Denver, CO; and Kate S. Hoffmann, LCSW, MSW, MRE; Chief Program Officer, Institute for Life & Care.

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

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Introduction to Labyrinth Walks: Meeting Spiritual Needs in a Changing Culture

Elizabeth Conley, MDiv, Staff Chaplain, Noelle Andrew MDiv, BCC, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sustainable Caregiving: clinician resilience in palliative care

Webcast is available for this workshop

Rev. Judy Long, MA/MS, UCSF, Palliative Care Chaplain

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Spiritual Care in the Face of Medical Assistance in Dying: Are the two mutually exclusive?

Roshene Lawson, Clinical Chaplain – Bruyère Continuing Care – St. Vincent Hospital

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The ABC’s of Ministering to the Orthodox/Hassidic Jewish Patient in the Hospital Setting

Rabbi Ralph Kreger, BCC, Staff Chaplain, New York Presbyterian Hospital Spiritual Care Generalist-N/SW

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Caring Choices-Advance Care Planning (ACP) for Family Residents and a System

Michael Johnston, MA, MDiv, DMin, Director of Spiritual Care, Valerie Johnston, Ph.D., AnMed Health Spiritual Care Generalist-N/SW

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Networking SCA Membership Reception (SCA Members Only)