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June 2016 Vol. 18 No. 4

President's Message: Advocating for Board Certified Chaplains
by Margie Atkinson DMin BCC
Greetings APCTM! This spring has been one of remarkable success and collaboration for our Association.
Over the past months in my tenure as APCTM president, some of you have asked me about how to promote professional APCTM Board Certified Chaplains ...Read More

MACRA and the Palliative Care Provider
The National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care is extending to all of its member organizations a free webinar, “MACRA and the Palliative Care Provider.”...Read More

BCCITM Certification Updates
The Commission on Certification meets 10-12 times per year to tend to many tasks. Among their duties: review applications from candidates already certified by partner organizations, assess appeals and identify ways to improve...Read More

Submit Your Webinar Proposals Through July 29
The Education Committee needs your help as they plan future webinars. You are invited to share topics and presenters who have impacted your ministry. If you are interested in presenting, let us know. Proposals for 2017 are due...Read More

2016 Annual Conference - Mobile App & #APCtogether
Headed to the APC™ Annual Conference June 23-26 in Florida? Download the conference mobile app to take your experience to a new level. See more, do more and get more value out of the event, right from your...Read More

2017 APC™ Annual Conference Call for Workshop Proposals
APC™ members and friends are invited to submit proposals for Professional Development Intensives (eight and four hour) and 90 Minute Workshops at our 2017 Annual Conference, June 21-25 at the Marriott Marquis Houston in Houston, TX. The submission deadline is...Read More

New Employees Shadow Hospice Chaplains
by Jerry Jentry BCC
At Crossroads Hospice, new employees learn about all our disciplines in two ways. During orientation, a representative of each discipline explains their discipline and answers questions. Secondly, they gain direct knowledge of what other disciplines...Read More

by Scott Wilson MDiv
It normally happens halfway through,
after the “I’m a chaplain,” and “How are you?”
When the music first breaks through.

“This must be a hard job,” they’ll say...Read More

Resource Reviews for Continuing Education and Reference June 2016
Crossing Thresholds, the Making and Remaking of a 21st-Century College Chaplain by Lucy A. Forster-Smith w/forward by Martin B. Copenhaver;
Facilitating Spiritual Reminiscence for People with Dementia: A Learning Guide by Elizabeth MacKinlay and Corinne Trevitt;
Gratitude,by Oliver Sacks;
Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America, by Eboo Patel...Read More


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APCTM extends our sympathy to the family and friends of members who have died. Memorials are listed on the website in alphabetical order by last name.

Bernie Carroll Harkness
Rev. George E. Jarrell
Rev. Richard (Dick) J. Lehman

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