July 16, 2014
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Learning From the Cognitively Impaired Doug Longstaffe, M.Div
My Life With the Mentally Ill Harry D. Rothstein
When Forgiveness Takes Root Sharon McElroy
Patient Experience and the Language of Disability Gunnar A. Cerda
Chaplains: Avoid Becoming a Victim Jose (Joe) Colon
Welcome to PlainViews
PlainViews'® mission is to translate knowledge and skills into effective chaplaincy practice and care for the human spirit.
PlainViews® is a publication of the Healthcare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN). PlainsViews® helps support the work of HCCN by publishing scholarly works, articles and studies at the intersection of health care and spiritual care, advancing best practices, and providing information about educational events, publications and course work of interest to practitioners. HCCN provides spiritual care to the critically and chronically infirmed, along with their caregivers, whoever they are, wherever they are, whatever they believe; and strives to advance the integration of spiritual care in health care through clinical practice, research and education both online and off.
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Meet the PlainViews Staff
Sue Wintz, MDiv BCC is the managing editor of Plainviews® and Director, Professional and Community Education at HealthCare Chaplaincy Network. She has over 30 years of clinical, administrative, educational design, development and teaching experience in the provision of professional chaplaincy and spiritual care in health care and congregational settings. She is a board certified member and past president of the Association of Professional Chaplains who in 2013 gave her its highest honor - the Anton Boisen Professional Service Award.
Marian Betancourt is associate editor and customer service manager of PlainViews®. She is a professional writer and editor who has published many books including What to Do When Love Turns Violent, published in 2001 by HarperCollins. The New York Times called it “the best single resource.” It is now available as an ebook.
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