September 3, 2014
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Results of the PlainViews Survey Open Access Sue Wintz
Spiritual Care Rising Tim Thorstenson
Ask the Chaplain: Tim Staker PlainViews Staff
CPE is the Road Less Traveled John Valentino
False Advertising, Indeed Mindy Quigley
I am a Chaplain Danny Tomlinson
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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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Caring for a loved one involves many responsibililities and challenges, and can result in significant stress and distress for family caregivers. How do chaplains provide care interventions to family caregivers: in the hospital, long term care, hospice, community-based practices, at home, or other settings?
We are seeking articles on this topic for future issues of PlainViews. Article submission guidelines are here. Share your best practices, current challenges, and ideas to relieve family caregiver stress with your colleagues.
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