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 Jewish Spiritual Care
presented by Naomi Kalish ACPE BCC MA

90 minutes (1.5 CE hours)

$55/member; $95/nonmember
Item Number: WebR1404
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Price: $95.00
This webinar will provide participants with content knowledge, language and skills for providing chaplaincy care with Jewish patients, families and staff. It will take into account religious, cultural and Jewish denominational diversity. The presenter will introduce theory- and research-based approaches to these topics and will provide participants with resources for their clinical practice.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this educational opportunity, participants will:
1. Recognize Jewish diversity
2. Conduct a Jewish-informed spiritual assessment
3. Create a religiously and culturally appropriate and effective plan of care for Jewish patients and families

Content level: Intermediate


Rabbi Naomi Kalish ACPE BCC MA is the coordinator of Pastoral Care & Education at the New York Presbyterian-Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in New York City, where she also teaches clinical pastoral education. Currently serving as president of the National Association of Jewish Chaplains, she is a board certified chaplain with NAJC and board certified supervisor with the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education. In 2006, she received the ACPE Lennart Cedarleaf Award for an Outstanding Theology Paper.

Rabbi Kalish teaches about chaplaincy and spiritual care for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship in the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, the Columbia School of Nursing, the Pediatric Chaplains Network, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah and Yeshivat Maharat. Naomi received her rabbinic ordination and masters degree in Jewish Philosophy from the Jewish Theological Seminary. She is currently a doctoral student at New York University in Education and Jewish Studies, where she was a Steinhardt Fellow from 2008-2011. Her research interests include the history of chaplaincy and CPE, with special focus on the religious and cultural diversification of these fields and the encounter between psychology and religion through them. Methodologically, she has trained in the use of the Listening Guide Method of analysis of interview data developed by Carol Gilligan and colleagues for conducting discovery research.

How it Works

When you purchase this webinar recording, you will receive a PDF file with links to watch the recording and access supplemental materials directly from our website. You'll be able to hear and see the complete presentation, including Q&A with the audience. To participate, all that is needed is a computer with Internet access and speakers, as the presentation audio and visuals are "webcast."