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Previous Webinars

This list is for Chaplains and others who want to keep up with Continuing Education Units for webinars in the past calendar year.

2017 Webinars

  • January 10, 2017, Spiritual Peace Reduces Mortality for Patients with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), WJC 6 S3.
  • January 25, 2017, The Soul’s Legacy
  • March 14, 2017, Developing and Testing a Chaplain Intervention: The Caregiver Outlook Study, WJC 6 S4

2016 Webinars

  • January 12, 2016, What Chaplains Do: A Research-Based Model for Uniformly Reporting Chaplain Interventions, WJC V S3
  • January 26, 2016, Imagination as a Pastoral Practice: Creative Tools to Spark Spiritual Healing for Care Recipients and You
  • March 8, 2016, Interfaith Spiritual Care: How Do Chaplains Practice It? WJC V S4
  • March 31, 2016, Truth Be Told: Informant Reliability in Spiritual Assessment and Survey
  • April 7, 2016, Ethically Appropriate Approaches to Conducting Family Meetings and Responding to the Hope for a Miracle
  • April 14, 2016, The Art of the Patient’s Written Prayer
  • May 10, 2016, Identifying Chaplain Competencies, WJC V S5
  • May 18, 2016, Chaplaincy Metrics: Moving through Resistance to Revelation
  • July 19, 2016, Forgive for Good
2015 Webinars
  • January 13, 2015, Chaplain Care for a Patient and Family in a UK Hospice
  • January 28, 2015, Chaplaincy from the Bedside to the Boardroom
  • February 18, 2015 — Meaning in Life for the Spiritual/Religious and Those Who are Neither
  • March 4, 2015,  Death with Dignity: Why Do Patients Request Hastened Death?
  • March 10, 2015, Chaplain Care for a Teen with Spinal Cord Injury
  • March 23, 2015, Preparing for BCCI Hospice and Palliative Care Specialty Certification
  • March 4, 2015 — Death with Dignity: Why do Patients Request Hastened Death
  • March 10, 2015 — WJC4 S4 Chaplain Care for a Teen with Spinal Cord Injury
  • March 23, 2015 — Preparing for BCCI Hospice and Palliative Care Specialty Certification
  • April 23, 2015 — Reimagining Chaplaincy Education as Interprofessional Learning: A Case Study with Research Data
  • May 12, 2015 — WJC4 S5 Chaplaincy Care for a Young Man Who Attempted Suicide
  • June 5, 2015  — Evidence-Based Chaplaincy Care: Oxymoron? Mistake? No-Brainer? Plenary Session – Live Streaming from the 2015 APC Annual Conference
  • July 23, 2015 — Chaplaincy for Patients with Mechanical Ventilation: ‘A Remote Important Region’
  • August 12, 2015 — Warrior Reintegration: Chaplaincy Care of Veterans
  • November 10, 2015 — Spiritual Care in the ICU: Impact on Family Satisfaction, WJC V S2
  • November 18, 2015 — Buddhist 101 in a Nutshell: A Field Guide for Caregivers
2014 Webinars
  • January 22, 2014, “Making the Medical Decisions Meaningful:  Helping Doctors, Families and Patients Understand the Personal Significance of the Medical Choices,” by Viki Kind, MA.
  • February 4, 2014, February 4, 2014, “The Spiritual Distress Assessment Tool,” by George Fitchett, D.Min PhD, Sr. Patricia Murphy, PhD BCC
  • February 27, 2014, “Outpatient Chaplaincy:  Organizing a Program,”  presented by Jim Lucas and Sister Sue Tracy.
  • March 12, 2014, “Using POLST to Ensure Patient Preferences are Honored,”  presented by Terri Schmidt MD MS.
  • April 1, 2014, Webinar Series:  “Spiritual Screening and Assessment: Moving Toward Evidence-Based Methods,” Spiritual Injury Scale (SIS).  Pastoral Care Library.
  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014, “Recognizing Resilience in Patients”
  • August 28, 2014, “Overcoming the Tragic: Applying Biblical Narratives to Wellness
  • September 12, 2014, “Providing Spiritual Care for Families and Children at the End of Life
  • October 28, 2014, “Antagonists or Allies? How Chaplains Can Collaborate with Nurses to Provide Spiritual Care”
  • November 11, 2014, “Chaplain Care for Man with Parkinson Disease”
  • November 20, 2014, Effective Chaplain Charting: Communicating with the Care Team, Making Sense to Management and Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
  • December 3, 2014, Leading a Family Meeting

2013 Webinars

  • Tuesday, January 8, 2013, “Spiritual Care and Patient Satisfaction: What Does the Research Tell Us? — Series    Topic is “What Do Patients Expect From Chaplains?” Presented by George Fitchett PhD BCC and Sr. Patricia Murphy PhD BCC.
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2013, “The Chaplain as a Family Systems Practitioner,” Presented by Chaplain Moses Taiwo MPA MDiv PhD BCC, CPE supervisor, who manages the clinical pastoral education program in the Office for Mission and Spiritual Care at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, IL.
  • Thursday, March 7, 2013,  “Wearing two Hats: When Domestic Violence is a Health Care Issue and a Crisis of Faith.”  Chaplains wear two hats when they respond to domestic violence: they represent both the medical community and the larger faith community.
  • Tuesday, March 12, 2013,”Spiritual Care and Patient Satisfaction: What Does the Research Tell Us? — Series    Topic is “What Factors, if any, Predict Family Satisfaction with Spiritual Care in the ICU?” Presented by George Fitchett PhD BCC and Sr. Patricia Murphy PhD BCC.
  • Thursday, April 11, 2013,”Communicating Spirituality to Patients with Alzheimer’s and other Dementias.”
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2013, Association of Professional Chaplains Webinar Journal Club – “Spiritual Care and Patient Satisfaction: What Does the Research Tell Us? — Series”    Topic is “What Is the Impact of Addressing Patients’ Spiritual Concerns on Their Overall Satisfaction?” Presented by George Fitchett PhD BCC and Sr. Patricia Murphy PhD BCC. Room W-106 (1st Floor West Pavilion, across the hall from volunteer services.
  • Tuesday, July 9, 2013, Association of Professional Chaplains Webinar Journal Club – “Spiritual Care and Patient Satisfaction: What Does the Research Tell Us? — Series    Topic is “What is the Impact of Unmet Spiritual Needs On Patients’ Overall Satisfaction?” Presented by George Fitchett PhD BCC and Sr. Patricia Murphy PhD BCC.
  • July 25, 2013, Companioning People in the Culture of Poverty (Room W-106) presented by Barry Stueve MDiv BCC, content level: Basic introduction.
  • August 21, 2013, 1:30 PM CST – 3:00 PM CST, Death and Dying: An Islamic Perspective (Room W-106)
  • September 19, 2013,  Medical Ethics and the Faith Factor
  • Tuesday, October 1, 2013,  Webinar Series:  “Spiritual Screening and Assessment: Moving Toward Evidence-Based Methods,” Screening for Religious/Spiritual Struggle
  • Friday, October 25, 2013, Preparing for BCCI Board Certification
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2013, Awakening Your Imagination & Creativity in End-of-Life Awareness & Communication
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2013, Webinar Series:  “Spiritual Screening and Assessment: Moving Toward Evidence-Based Methods,” The MD Anderson Spiritual Assessment
  • Wednesday, December 18, 2013, The Ethical Implications of Guilt and Shame
2012 Webinars
  • Thursday, March 22, 2012, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Disenfranchised Grief and Health Care Chaplains, presented by Rev. Steven Spidell DMin BCC.  West Pavilion Conference Center, 2nd Floor, Room A.
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., End-of-life Care: Education of the Interdisciplinary Team, presented by Rev. George L. West D.Min., BCC and Cynthia Forrest PhD.
  • Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, An Intervention to Address Religious Meaning-Making, Presented by George Fitchett PhD BCC and Sr. Patricia Murphy PhD BCC.  West Pavilion Conference Center, 2nd Floor, Room D.
  • Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 1:00-2:30 pm, Spiritual Abuse and Terrorism, presented by Boyd Purcell, Ph.D., BCC, Room TBA
  • Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 3:00-4:30 p.m., Veterans at the End of Life, presented by Penny Phillips, M.Div., BCC, West Pavilion Conference Center,Room D.
  • Thursday, October 4, 2012, 12:00-1:30 p.m., Spiritual Needs of War and Political Refugees, presented by Solomon Kendagor PhD BCC, West Pavilion Conference Center, Room G.
  • Thursday, November 8, 2012, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Perinatal Bereavement: Primer on Standard of Care, presented by Rev. Catherine Neal MDiv BCC, West Pavilion Conference Center, Room D.
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 1:00-2:00 p.m., Association of Professional Chaplains Webinar Journal Club – “Spiritual Care and Patient Satisfaction: What Does the Research Tell Us? — Series    Topic is “What Do Chaplains Do That Contributes to Patient Satisfaction,” Presented by George Fitchett PhD BCC and Sr. Patricia Murphy PhD BCC, UAB Department of Pastoral Care Library, WP-125.
  • Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 2:00-3:30 p.m., “Religious Preoccupation on Steroids: Understanding and Responding to Scrupulosity,” presented by Rev. Michele J. Guest Lowery MDiv BCC and Patrick B. McGrath PhD, West Pavilion Conference Center, Board Room.