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NOTE: Newsletter prior to 2018 were produced through the former ACPE Research Network.


Special items of ongoing relevance to current spirituality research and education are highlighted here in bold type for easy reference.

  • Vol. 16. No. 1 (Fall 2017)
    • Convener's Report on the Future of the Research Network and Its Website, by John Ehman
    • New Website from the Transforming Chaplaincy Project
    • Invitation to a Research Community of Practice
    • Chaplain Researcher Saneta Maiko at Indiana University Health, by Beth Newton Watson
    • 2018 Chaplaincy Summer Research Institute
    • CSRI --A Personal Story, by Jennifer M. Jarvis
    • Transforming Chaplaincy Curriculum Grant Recipient Report from David Hormenoo, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC
    • Transforming Chaplaincy Curriculum Grant Recipient Report from Michael Doane, Fairview CPE Center and Health System, Minneapolis, MN
    • Transforming Chaplaincy Curriculum Grant Recipient Report from Michelle Oberwise-Lacock, Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, WI (metropolitan area)
    • Review of Recent Progress in Chaplaincy-Related Research
    • 2018 Muslim Mental Health Conference in Washington, DC
    • 2018 European/British Joint Conference on Spirituality and Health
  • Vol. 15. No. 3 (Summer 2017)
    • The ACPE Research Committee: New Resources and New Foci  --by Steven Ivy
    • Strong Interest in Research at 2017 ACPE Conference Workshops
    • A Timeline of Research in the ACPE
    • Transforming Chaplaincy Announces Second Cohort of Research Fellows
    • Research Added to the Common Qualifications and Competencies for Certification for Professional Spiritual Care
    • VCU Student Project: "Developing Evidence-Based Practice in Chaplaincy: A Study of Unit and Chaplain-Specific Integration"
    • Brief Reports from ACPE Centers:
            - Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast (Concord, NC)  --by Beth Jackson-Jordan
            - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA)  --by Pamela Lazor
            - University of Rochester Medical Center (Rochester, NY)  --by Robin Y. Franklin
    • The European Research Institute for Chaplains in Healthcare
    • Notable Articles from 2016 Not Previously Cited on the Research Network Website
  • Vol. 15. No. 2 (Spring 2017)
    • "Working Together, Building Together: The Importance of Spiritual Care Research" --A Message from Carlos R. Bell, ACPE President
    • Research Network Annual Business Meeting, Friday, May 5, 2017, Minneapolis, MN
    • Emory Announces New Director of Research in Spiritual Health
    • Book Notice: Religious Beliefs, Evolutionary Psychiatry, and Mental Health in America: Evolutionary Threat Assessment Systems Theory
    • Thoughts on the Transforming Chaplaincy Fellowship, by Recipient Geila Rajaee
    • ACPE Conference: Research Workshops
    • NACC Conference: Workshops Emphasizing Research
    • APC Conference: Professional Development Initiatives and Workshops Emphasizing Research
    • Caring for the Human Spirit Conference: Plenaries and Workshops Emphasizing Research
    • International Study of Chaplains' Attitudes about Research
    • First Chaplaincy Research Summer Institute, July 24-28, 2017
    • GWISH Spirituality and Health Summer Institute, July 10-13, 2017
    • Duke Spirituality and Health Workshop, August 14-18, 2017
    • EQUATOR Network: Online Resource for Research Reporting Guidelines
    • John Templeton Foundation Online Funding Inquiry
    • Catholic Health World Article: "Strengthen Chaplaincy Research to Improve Spiritual Care"
    • Harvard Magazine Article: "Connecting Body and Soul"
    • Research Items from the ACPE's Newsletters and Monday Morning Briefings
    • Call for Papers from the American Psychological Association
  • Vol. 15. No. 1 (Fall 2016)
    • Journal Call for Papers: Chaplains' Case Studies
    • Transforming Chaplaincy Curriculum Grant Recipient Report from Krister White, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, TX
    • Transforming Chaplaincy Curriculum Grant Recipient Report from Pamela Lazor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
    • Transforming Chaplaincy Curriculum Grant Recipient Report from René Brandt, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
    • Transforming Chaplaincy Curriculum Grant Recipient Report from Stacy Kenney, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
    • APC Surveys Chaplains with the ProQOL Measure
    • 2017 Conference on Medicine and Religion --Registration Now Open
    • 2017 Muslim Mental Health Conference at MSU
    • Special Journal Issue on Measures of Spirituality/Religiosity
    • New Review of the Integration of Pastoral Care Providers into Psychiatric Inpatient Care
    • Videos from Duke's Center for Spirituality, Theology, and Health
  • Vol. 14. No. 3 (Summer 2016)
    • Update on Transforming Chaplaincy
    • "Moving Together, Moving Ahead" --Thoughts on the Importance of Research for the ACPE by President Carlos R. Bell
    • VCU Residents'/Master of Science Students' Research Day: A Second Year Marks a Tradition!  --by Diane Dodd-McCue
    • Daniel F. Evans Center for Spiritual and Religious Values in Healthcare, at Indiana University Health
    • Center for Spirituality and Health, at Mount Sinai (New York)
    • Scoping Reviews
    • Notable Articles from 2015 Not Previously Cited on the Research Network Website
  • Vol. 14. No. 2 (Winter-Spring 2016)
    • Annual Research Network Business Meeting and the ACPE Conference
    • Editor's Comment: A Call for Replication Studies
    • Presentations Online from the 2016 NAJC Conference
    • Workshops at the APC Conference, June 23rd-26th
    • Third Annual Caring for the Human Spirit Conference, April 11th-13th
    • Duke Spirituality and Health Workshop, August 15th-19th
    • World Psychiatric Association Position Statement
    • The Evolution of Spiritual Assessment Tools in Healthcare
    • Online Lectures from the Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality at Harvard University
    • Mary Martha Thiel's "Five Questions I’d Like to See Addressed through Research" --Focusing on Spiritual Care of the Non-Religious
    • Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality at the Library of Congress
  • Vol. 14. No. 1 (Fall 2015)
    • Report on Inclusion of Research at the International Congress on Pastoral Care and Counseling  --by David C. Johnson
    • Project Update: Transforming Chaplaincy Project Launched
    • New Religion and Spirituality Series from the Journal Cancer
    • CPE Students' "Lean" Projects at the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System
    • Free Online Modules on Research and Statistics from the University of Minnesota's Center for Spirituality and Healing
    • Spiritual Care Initiative for Professional Excellence Completes Its Mission
    • APC Continuing Education Requirements and Standards for Research
    • 2016 Medicine and Religion Conference<
    • 5th European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and Health
    • Review of ICD-10-AM Pastoral Intervention Codings
    • New Pew Survey on Perceived Conflict between Religion and Science
  • Vol. 13. No. 3 (Summer 2015)
    • Grants Totaling $4,500,000 to Boost Hospital Chaplains' Research Literacy
    • Research at the Maine Medical Center's Department of Spiritual Care  --by Kitty Garlid
    • VCU Residents'/Master of Science Students' Research Summit
    • Message from Trace Haythorn, ACPE Executive Director
    • Slides from Judith R. Ragsdale's 2015 ACPE Conference Research Presentation
    • Research Emphasis for the 2016 NAJC Conference
    • Pew Survey of "America's Changing Religious Landscape"
    • 2015 NHS England Chaplaincy Guidelines Promote Research
    • BMC Palliative Care Special Section on "Palliative Care, Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy: The Current Landscape"
    • Notable Articles from 2014 Not Previously Cited on the Research Network Website
  • Vol. 13. No. 2 (Spring 2015)
    • Annual Research Network Business Meeting, May 9th
    • Judith R. Ragsdale Receives the ACPE's 2015 Critical Thinking in Research and Innovation Award
    • Results of a Survey to APC and ACPE Members Concerning Chaplain Vacancies and CPE Supervisor Vacancies Filled Over the Past Three Years  --by Thomas H. Phillips
    • The Pastoral Caregiver's Casebook Series Now in Print
    • Duke Spirituality and Health Workshop, August 10th-14th
    • Applications Being Accepted for the Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality at the Library of Congress
    • NACC Article on New Research Standards for Certification
    • Research Themes at the Association for Professional Chaplains’ Conference, June 4th-7th
    • Second Annual Caring for the Human Spirit Conference, April 20th-22nd
  • Vol. 13. No. 1 (Fall 2014)
    • Joint Research Council Created by the APC
    • New Handbook: An Invitation to Chaplaincy Research: Entering the Process
    • Announcement of the 2015 Conference on Medicine and Religion
    • Catholic Health Association Surveys of Executives' and Clinicians' Views on Chaplaincy
    • Update: Study of the Effects of Religious Symbols on Brain Function
    • Gordon Hilsman's "Five Questions I Wish Research Would Address"
    • Follow-up Report Regarding an Irish Study of the Impact of Stillbirths on Chaplains
    • Integration Models for Spirituality and Medicine
    • New Journal: Health and Social Care Chaplaincy
  • Vol. 12. No. 3 (Summer 2014)
    • Grounded, Curious & Growing: Research Is Essential to ACPE  --by Trace Haythorn
    • Research Imperative and Call to Action by the European Network of Healthcare Chaplaincy
    • Research from Chaplains at Yale-New Haven Hospital
    • Steve Overall's "Five Questions I Wish Research Would Address"
    • COMISS Surveys Regarding Research Publications in Specialized Ministry
    • Crossroads ...a Newsletter Exploring Research on Religion, Spirituality, and Health
    • Proceedings of the 2014 Healthcare Chaplaincy Network's Caring for the Human Spirit Conference
    • Spiritual Assessment and Spiritual Injury App
    • Journals' Special Theme Issues
    • Sources Regarding Anton Boisen and Helen Flanders Dunbar
    • Notable Research from 2013 Not Previously Cited on the Research Network Website
  • Vol. 12. No. 2 (Winter-Spring 2014)
    • Research at Saint Luke’s Health System CPE Program in Kansas City  --by Marc Giedinghagen
    • Annual Network Business Meeting, May 8, 2014
    • Research Themes in Workshops and Presentations at the 2014 ACPE Conference
    • Research Workshops at Upcoming NAJC and APC Conferences
    • John J. Gleason's "Five Questions I Wish Research Would Address"
    • Pew Survey of "Views on End-of-Life Medical Treatments"
    • HealthCare Chaplaincy's "Caring for the Human Spirit" Conference: Driving the Research Agenda for Spiritual Care in Health Care
    • Duke Spirituality and Health Workshop
    • New Study on "Music Therapy and Spiritual Care in End-of-Life..."
    • Muslim Chaplains Research Project in the UK
    • "Mapping the Literature of Health Care Chaplaincy"
  • Vol. 12. No. 1 (Fall 2013)
    • CPE Residency Group Research Project at St. Luke's Hospital (Kansas City, MO)
    • New Report on "Spiritual Fitness" by the Rand Corporation
    • "Nurses: The Chaplain's Gatekeeper?" --a Reflection by Elizabeth Johnston Taylor
    • Margot Hover's "Five Questions I Wish Research Would Address"
    • A Message to Chaplains from Joan Beder
    • New Journal: Spirituality in Clinical Practice
    • Presentations from the 2013 Conference on Interdisciplinary Applications from Spirituality & Health Research
  • Vol. 11. No. 3 (Spring-Summer 2013)
    • Notes of the 2013 Business Meeting of the Research Network
    • "The Organizational Culture of VCUHS Units: An Exploratory Study"
    • Reflection on Research, by Allison Kestenbaum
    • Study of CPE Student Self-Perceptions of Progress on Level 1 Outcomes
    • Interdisciplinary Education Study Involving CPE Students
    • SCIPE Project Update and Workshop
    • International Consensus Conference on Spirituality in Health Care
    • Penn's Spirituality Research Symposium on Provider Self-Care
    • BBC Survey Shows Cuts in Chaplaincy at NHS Hospitals
    • Notable Research from 2012 Not Previously Cited on the Research Network Website
  • Vol. 11. No. 2 (Winter 2013)
    • A Message from Deryck Durston, ACPE Interim Director
    • Call for Support/Membership
    • Annual Network Business Meeting, May 18, 2013
    • Research Themes in Conference Workshops and Presentations
    • Applications Being Accepted for the Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality
    • Research in Disability, Theology, and Ministry   --by Bill Gaventa
    • Research by Daniel Nuzum at University College Cork, Ireland
    • International Consensus Conference on Spirituality in Health Care
    • Washington Post Article by Linda Emanuel on Science and Chaplaincy
    • Two Additions to Resources for Incorporating Research into CPE
    • Web Resources for the Daily Spiritual Experiences Scale
    • Recent Healthcare Journal Theme Issues on Spirituality
  • Vol. 11. No. 1 (Fall 2012)
    • New Pew Survey of Religious Affiliation: "'Nones' on the Rise"
    • Research-Related Activity at the VCU ACPE Center
    • Update on Research in the Curriculum at St. Luke's Health System, Kansas City, MO
    • Proposal Regarding Educating CPE Supervisors: Exploring the Emerging Theory of Supervisory Wisdom
    • Proposal Regarding the Perception of Chaplains as a Unique Resource for the Communication of Needs to the Clinical Team
    • What is the Efficacy of Clinical Pastoral Education in Teaching Resiliency and Coping Skills for Clergy?
    • "Looking for Excellence in Supervision: A Researcher's Reflection on Her First Unit of CPE"
    • Gerald Gunderson's "Challenge to Promote Shared Learning in Pastoral Care"
    • Harold Koenig on the "Role of the Chaplain on the Medical-Surgical Team"
  • Vol. 10. No. 3 (Spring-Summer 2012)
    • Webinar Syllabus added to Resources for Incorporating Research into CPE
    • "Predicting the Importance of Hospital Chaplain Care in a Trauma Population," Invited Comment by Shannon Borchert
    • Critical Components in the Formation of Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisors --DMin Thesis by Amy Greene
    • Pew Survey of US Prison Chaplains
    • Fifteenth Annual Spirituality Research Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania
    • Nine Demonstration Projects in California, Integrating Spiritual Care within Palliative Care
    • Research from 2011 Not Previously Noted on the Research Network Website
  • Vol. 10. No. 2 (Winter 2012)
    • A Message from the ACPE Interim Executive Director
    • Teaching Research in CPE Residency Programs
    • Self-Assessed Spiritual Skill Changes Reported by CPE Residents and Interns
    • Self-Supervision of Work with Students
    • Update on Research-Related Activity at the VCU ACPE Center
    • Ministry Specialty Projects at St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, PA
    • Steve Nolan's Spiritual Care at the End of Life: The Chaplain as a "Hopeful Presence"
    • HealthCare Chaplaincy to Award Grants for Growing the Field of Chaplaincy Research in Palliative Care
    • "Pastoral Care in Hospitals," A Literature Review from Italian Researchers
    • Another International Review of Spirituality Instruments
    • Islamic Approaches to Patient Care, by Ra'ufa Sherry Tuell
    • Theme Issue of the Journal of Behavioral Medicine
  • Vol. 10. No. 1 (Fall 2011)
    • Annual Network Business Meeting
    • Research Workshops at the Upcoming National ACPE Conference
    • Call for Information about ACPE Programs that Teach Research
    • Ideal Intervention Project (IIP) -- Update
    • Ten Articles Especially Useful for Introducing CPE Students to Research
    • Four Recent Overviews and Evaluations of Spirituality Measures
    • More Websites Linking to Our Network Site
  • Vol. 9. No. 3 (Summer 2011)
    • Update on the ACPE Board Motion on Research
    • Call for Collaboration on Research on the Impact of Clinical Pastoral Education on Clergy Health
    • Update and Request Regarding Research into Chaplains' Documentation
    • Update on "Spiritual Skills" Research
    • Reading List for the Summer 2011 Duke Spirituality and Health Workshops
    • Canadian Study: "...From Chaplains to Spiritual Care Providers"
    • Health Study of Air Force Chaplains
    • Dissemination of Religion and Health Research
    • Survey of Spirituality and Health Content in US Medical School Curricula
    • New "Spirituality/Medicine Interface Project" Theme Issue from the Southern Medical Journal
    • Research Network Website Given High Marks in Review
    • Research from 2010 Not Previously Noted on the Research Network Website
  • Vol. 9. No. 2 (Winter 2011)
    • Update on the ACPE Board Motion on Research
    • Research into Chaplains' Documentation: A Call for Stories and Formats
    • Supervisory Training Process Survey
    • Research-Related Activity at the ACPE Center at Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Connections Through Research
    • Ideal Intervention Project Update
    • Michael S. Barry's The Forgiveness Project
    • Initiative on Spiritual Care in Palliative Care in Europe
    • Spirituality & Health Summer Workshops at Duke
    • Annual Meeting of the Network: Salt Lake City, April 8, 2011
  • Vol. 9. No. 1 (Fall 2010)
    • Update on the Current Research Initiative by the ACPE Board and Executive Director
    • Important New Survey of Chaplains' Charting
    • Survey of Clinical Members
    • Longitudinal Study of God Images in Chronic Pain Patients Planned
    • New Study from the Department of Chaplaincy and Pastoral Education at Clarian Health
    • Survey of Religion in America -- 1972-2006, from HealthCare Chaplaincy
    • Research as Part of "Defining and Advocating for Spiritual Care in the Hospital"
    • Two Network Member Articles Now Available Freely Online from Chaplaincy Today
    • Special Journal Theme Issue on Spiritual and Religious Issues in Behavior Change
    • Southern Medical Association's Spirituality/Medicine Interface Project Website Closes
  • Vol. 8. No. 3 (Spring-Summer 2010)
    • ACPE Board Moves to Develop Research Initiative
    • Research on Research
    • Update on Research at Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Neuropsychology/Neuropsychiatry of Religion --Study Update
    • New and Proposed Sections of the Network Website
    • Convener's Report of the Spring 2010 Network Meeting, Kansas City, MO
    • Research from 2009 Not Previously Noted on the Research Network Website
  • Vol. 8. No. 2 (Winter 2010)
    • Annual Network Meeting, April 23, 2010
    • Update on Research at Virginia Commonwealth University's Program in Patient Counseling
    • Research at Johns Hopkins
    • More Thoughts on "A CPE Research Question...," from a Nurse and Life Coach
    • New Initiative for CPE Student Research at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    • Spirituality & Health Summer Workshops at Duke
    • Instrument Development: Introductory Resources
    • Research Postings at PlainViews
    • Australian Journal of Pastoral Care and Health Online
  • Vol. 8. No. 1 (Fall 2009)
    • Physicians' Experience and Satisfaction with Chaplains: A National Survey
    • A CPE Research Question: "Out of Everything We've Talked About Today, What Has Been the Most Helpful?"
    • Research in the Department of Religion, Health and Human Values at Rush University Medical Center
    • New Articles by Scott Murray on Methodology, and More on Spiritual Trajectories of End-of-Life Experience
    • Incidence of EMTs Offering to Contact Chaplains in Non-Resuscitation Cases
    • GWish Announces SOERCE
    • California Mental Health & Spirituality Initiative
    • 12th Spirituality Research Symposium at Penn, and Activities of the HUP Department of Pastoral Care
  • Vol. 7. No. 3 (Spring-Summer 2009)
    • HealthCare Chaplaincy Study of CPE Students
    • "Spiritual Skills" Research by Gordon Hilsman
    • Update on Projects at the VCU Program in Patient Counseling
    • The Chaplain's Role in Pediatric Palliative Care: Mapping Model Programs
    • Summer Workshops on Spirituality & Health Research at Duke University
    • Call for Papers on Health Care Chaplaincy
    • Second Annual Meeting of the Society for Spirituality, Theology and Health
    • Bibliography of Medline-Indexed Articles Published in 2008
  • Vol. 7. No. 2 (Winter 2009)
    • Research Meeting and Workshops at the Spiritual Care Collaborative Summit
    • A Practical Tool for Evaluating Students in the CPE Application Process
    • Article on Neural Circuitry, with Implications for Pastoral Care --Review by Kyle D. Johnson
    • Can We Measure Good Chaplaincy? -- Essays from a Project on Professional Chaplains and Health Care Quality Improvement
    • New Overviews of Research by Harold Koenig, MD
    • Convener's Report of the Network Meeting in Richmond, October 24, 2008
  • Vol. 7. No. 1 (Fall 2008)
    • Research and ACPE: A Letter from ACPE President Bill Scrivener
    • A New Supervisor Plans Research into the ACPE Certification Process
    • Ideal Intervention Paper (IIP) Project Presented at National Conferences
    • Proceedings of the First Annual Meeting of the Society for Spirituality, Theology, and Health
    • New Theoretical Models for Spirituality in Multicultural, Whole-Person Medicine
    • 3-Factor Model for the FACIT-Sp
    • Research in the Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy
    • Convener's Report and Annual Meeting Agenda
  • Vol. 6. No. 3 (Spring-Summer 2008)
    • Author's Perspective on "Violently Injured Patients Seen in the Emergency Department of Barnes-Jewish Hospital: A Descriptive Study of Context, Future Views, and Spirituality," by (co-author) Lawrence Olatunde
    • Research Basics Class Offered at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Program in Patient Counseling
    • Southern Medical Association's Spirituality/Medicine Interface Project Website Goes Offline…but Should Return
    • Ideal Intervention Paper (IIP) Project --Update
    • Research and "Pastoral Concern in Relation to the Psychological Stress Caused by the Death of an Animal Companion"
    • Eleventh Annual Spirituality Research Symposium at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    • Bibliography of Medline-Indexed Articles Published in 2007
  • Vol. 6. No. 2 (Winter 2008)
    • Author's Perspective on "Beliefs, Mental Health, and Evolutionary Threat Assessment Systems in the Brain," by Kevin Flannelly
    • Chaplain Receives Grant for fMRI Research
    • Ideal Intervention Paper (IIP) Project Continues to Develop --An Update
    • Bias in the Medline Literature Database: Thoughts on a Study of the Portrayal of Islam and Muslims
    • Convener's Report of the Annual Network Meeting, October 26, 2007, Dallas, TX
  • Vol. 6. No. 1 (Fall 2007)
    • Research Update from VCU's Program in Patient Counseling
    • "A Morning Rumination," by Jackson Kytle
    • Ideal Intervention Paper (IIP) Project Continues to Develop
    • Thoughts on William Osler's "Study of the Act of Dying"
    • Recent Journal Theme Issues on Spirituality
    • Announcement of the Annual Network Meeting, and a Note from the Convener
  • Vol. 5. No. 3 (Spring-Summer 2007)
    • Update on the Ideal Intervention Paper (IIP) Project
    • CPE Student Survey of PCA and OPC Chaplains
    • Research on Chaplain-to-Patient Bed Ratios
    • What Do Patients Want That They're Not Getting?
    • Clarification about the Spiritual Needs Assessment Scale
    • Web Finds: Center for Study of Health, Religion, and Spirituality at Indiana State University
    • Duke's Center for Spirituality, Theology, and Health Revises Its Website
    • New Bibliography of Articles on Spirituality and Health from 2006
  • Vol. 5. No. 2 (Winter 2007)
    • Demonstrating the Contribution of Clinical Pastoral Care to Lawsuit Prevention: A Boilerplate Research Proposal, by John J. Gleason
    • Use of Standardized Patients in CPE and Research at the VCU Program in Patient Counseling
    • Chaplains at the Christiana Care Health System Collaborate on Research with the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
    • Thoughts on Theory and Method in Chaplaincy Research, by Jackson Kytle
    • Web Find: Milestones --Newsletter from the John Templeton Foundation
    • Special Issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine
    • Article on Self-Transcendence in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
  • Vol. 5. No. 1 (Fall 2006)
    • Research Network Annual Meeting, November 18, 2006, in Tampa, FL
    • Current Research Initiatives by the Program in Patient Counseling at Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Spirituality/Medicine Interface Project of the Southern Medical Association
    • Chaplain Resident's Survey of Burn Centers with CPE Programs
    • A Report on the Pilot Phase of the Ideal Intervention Paper (IIP) Project: Introducing Pastoral Research into Clinical Pastoral Education, by Henry G. Heffernan
    • Editor's Note about Articles that Interpret Chaplaincy to Other Disciplines
    • Special Issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing on Spirituality and Nursing
  • Vol. 4. No. 3 (Spring 2006)
    • Note to the Network from the Co-Author of Healthcare and Spirituality
    • Responses to the April 2006 Article-of-the-Month: an Ethnographic Study of Chaplains; and the Author's Reply
    • Survey Available On-Line about CPE Supervisors' Responsibilities and Time Allocations
    • Study Estimating How Many Hospitalized Patients Are Visited by Chaplains
    • Update on the "Structured Descriptions / Ideal Interventions" Project
    • Announcement of a New Center for Spirituality and the Mind
    • Bibliography of Articles on Spirituality and Health Indexed on Medline in 2005
    • Web Finds: An Annotated Bibliography on Dementia and Spirituality by the Christian Council on Ageing Dementia Group (UK)
  • Vol. 4. No. 2 (Winter 2006)
    • Poster Presentations from the Hawaii Conference
    • Update on the "Structured Descriptions" Project, with a Draft of a Student Manual
    • Study of Oregon Hospice Chaplains and Physician-Assisted Suicide
    • Web Finds: Accessing the General Social Survey Data
    • Two Special Journal Issues Focusing on Spirituality and Health
  • Vol. 4. No. 1 (Fall 2005)
    • Bibliographies of Articles on Spirituality and Health
    • Incidence of Religion/Spirituality in the Medline Index
    • "Responding to John Gleason's Challenge," by Henry Heffernan
    • Web Finds: NCCAM and CRISP
    • The Journal of Gerontological Social Work's Recent Theme Issues on Spirituality
    • Network Meeting in Honolulu HI, October 29th
  • Vol. 3. No. 3 (Spring 2005)
    • Network Award Applications/Nominations Due
    • Project by the Quality Commission for Pastoral Services
    • The Effect of a Chaplain's Presence in the Operating Room
    • Issues for Students to Keep in Mind when Reading Pastoral Care Research Studies
    • "Ways of Knowing" Handout
    • Web Finds
    • Spirituality & Health Bibliography
  • Vol. 3. No. 2 (Winter 2005)
    • "Looking for God in a Mind-Blowing Big Universe," by Frank Ciampa, CPE Supervisor (retired)
    • Twelve Guiding Questions for Incorporating Research into a CPE Curriculum
    • Special Feature on Spirituality in The Southern Medical Journal
    • A Proposal for a Strategic Approach to Developing Research in Chaplaincy
    • Interest in Research Using the "Beliefs About God Assessment Form" (BAGAF)
    • Convener's Report of the Fall Network Meeting in Portland, Maine
  • Vol. 3. No. 1 (Fall 2004) --Special "Web Finds" Issue
    • "Browsing the Internet: A CPE Supervisor's Exploration of Research and Resources on Religion in Rural America," by Margot Hover, DMin, ACPE/NACC Supervisor, St. Louis Cluster/Barnes-Jewish Hospital Community-based Program
    • Hartford Institute for Religion Research
    • Duke's Center for Spirituality, Theology, and Health
    • Update on Larson Presentations On-Line
    • Article on Internet Resources for Spirituality and Health
    • National Institutes of Health
    • Convener's Report: Workshop at the Fall 2004 National ACPE Conference and Agenda for the Annual Network Meeting
  • Vol. 2. No. 3 (Spring 2004)
    • "An Approach to the Specification of Chaplain Visits," by Henry G. Heffernan, Staff Chaplain, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda MD
    • Web Finds: The Spirituality and Health Interest Group at MUSC
    • Network Workshop Scheduled for the Fall 2004 National ACPE Conference
  • Vol. 2. No. 2 (Winter 2004)
    • Excerpts from "Pastoral Research" by The Rev. John J. Gleason, DMin
    • The Rev. Joy Freeman Receives the Student Research Award
    • Notes from the Network Meeting in Lake Geneva, WI
  • Vol. 2. No. 1 (Fall 2003)
    • Introducing Students to Pastoral Care Research: Thoughts on Discussing Epistemological Questions
    • Grant Available to North Central Region Supervisors
    • Excerpts from "A Brief History of the Joint Council on Research in Pastoral Care and Counseling," by John R. Thomas
    • An Article of Interest about Richard C. Cabot
    • Convener's Report
    • Agenda for the Network Meeting at the Fall 2003 ACPE Conference
  • Vol. 1. No. 3 (Spring 2003)
    • Last Call for Research Award Applications
    • Thoughts on the Identification of Pastoral Care Interventions for Research
    • Web Finds: Conference Presentations On Line
    • Review: Research News and Opportunities in Science and Theology [--Subsequently renamed Science and Theology News]
    • Convener's Report
  • Vol. 1. No. 2 (Winter 2002)
    • Call for More Listings on the Current Research Initiatives Page
    • Report of Original Research by Network Member Dick Tibbits
    • Web Finds: Research-Based Presentations On Line
    • Student Guide: Thinking Critically about Questionnaire Items
    • Convener's Report
  • Vol. 1 (New Series), No. 1 (Fall 2002)
    • Inauguration of Our New Network Web Site
    • New Arrangement for Network Dues
    • Awards Committee Members Needed
    • Notes of the Network Meeting at the 2002 ACPE Conference
    • Rabbi Mychal B. Springer Receives 2002 Researcher Award

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