Sharing insights from the Hospice & Hospital Ministry Training Model – Pastoral Field Education Program in the Diocese of Honolulu in Hawaii
Friday, May 31, 2019
Workshop Level: Intermediate*
NACC Certification Competencies: ITP1, ITP2.1, ITP2.2, ITP5, ITP6, PPS7, PPS8, PPS9, OL1, OL2.1, OL2.2, OL3, OL4, OL5
Hyun H. Underwood, BBA, MA, MEd, BCC
Chaplain Manager, Roman Catholic Church in the State of Hawaii
This workshop will focus on the many challenges and opportunities of Catholic Pastoral Care training and will share insights and lessons learned from 10 years of the Pastoral Field Education Program in Hawaii. The success of the program is self-evident in that it has generated a large number of Chaplains in active ministry currently serving in hospital and hospice settings. This workshop will also share the lessons learned from the screening and selection process of trainees, clinical supervisions and the management of the clinical sites with ACPE center. This session is suited for small rural Diocese/parishes with limited resources. This session is recommended for healthcare Chaplains, Clergy and Lay Ministers in Homebound, Bereavement and Eucharistic Ministers in active ministry.
As a result of this workshop, participants will:
- Be introduced to an example of the hospice & hospital ministry training model: Pastoral Field Education Program in the Deacon Formation in the Diocese of Honolulu, Hawaii. Learn how this program is being utilized to train the Deacon-Candidates as well as Lay Ministers to embrace the ministry to the sick and dying in hospital & hospice settings.
- Identify the criteria for best practices in designing the content, structure and the practicum component of the training. To showcase a collaborative work with the internal and external entities to advocate for spiritual care training and awareness in the community.
- Understand the role and contributions of Chaplains in pastoral care education and clinical training of Lay Leaders in the Diocese/Parishes.
Educational Materials (recommended books, articles, or websites for participants to review prior to the workshop)
- Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, Sixth Edition. USCCB
- Who Dies? An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying. Stephen Levine
- The Spiritual Teaching of Ramana Maharshi. Ramana Maharshi