Advancing Chaplaincy: Learning to Think and Act Strategically

A series of three hour-long webinars offered in Winter-Spring 2018.
Hosted by ACPE ; Co-sponsored by Transforming Chaplaincy

These webinars are designed to help leaders and early-career professionals strategize on advancing chaplaincy, both within their own institutions and as a profession. After their conclusion, webinars and their ancillary materials are made available on ACPE's website and Transforming Chaplaincy’s fully searchable database.

Advanced Care Planning

Session 1:  February 15, 2018
Featuring Amy Greene, Cleveland Clinic and Aoife Lee, Rush Oak Park Hospital
Co-hosts George Fitchett and Saneta Maiko

This webinar will introduce a model for chaplain involvement in a physician office (Lee et al, 2018, JAMA Internal Medicine). We will review Medicare reimbursement guidelines for advance care planning conversations and describe how those guidelines apply to chaplain involvement in advance care planning conversations.
Watch Recording on YouTube
Download the PowerPoint Presentation
Other Resources: Jones CA, Acevedo J, Bull J, Kamal AH. Top 10 Tips for Using Advance Care Planning Codes in Palliative Medicine and Beyond. J Palliat Med. 2016 Dec;19(12):1249-1253

Return on Investment

Session 2:  April 2, 2018, 1-2p CST
Featuring Mark Grace, Baylor Scott and White
Co-hosts George Fitchett and Kelsey White

Chaplaincy managers are frequently asked to provide information about the cost and impact of the services they provide. In some cases this takes the form of documenting return on investment (ROI). In this webinar the manager for spiritual care in a large health system will describe their involvement in documenting ROI on several activities.

Watch Recording on YouTube
Download Powerpoint Presentation
Attendees and others interested may want to read this report from the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion: Johnson and Wubbenhorst, Incorporating Faith and Works within a Healthcare Network.

Challenges in Healthcare Delivery and Implications for Spiritual Care

Session 3: June 19, 2018 | 10:00 CST
Presenter: Timothy Glover, Senior Vice President, Mission Integration, Ascension Healthcare
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Across the country healthcare systems are taking responsibility for covered lives with an emphasis is on helping people stay well and out of the hospital. In this webinar we will describe these developments and the impact they will have on healthcare in the next 3 to 5 years. Then we will discuss their implications for spiritual care. Timothy (Timm) L. M. Glover provides spiritual, strategic and collaborative leadership that helps deepen integration of Ascension Healthcare’s Mission, Vision, Values and Catholic Identity throughout all sponsored ministries and partnerships.