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Spirituality in Nursing by Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground, Seventh Edition addresses the relationship between spirituality and nursing practice across a variety of settings related to caring for the ill and the infirm. The text covers the spiritual needs of special populations including children, families, and older adults, and takes on several significant issues in our society such as addiction, domestic terrorism, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seventh Edition examines both historical and contemporary issues pertaining to the spiritual needs and care of the sick. The text includes topical discussions of areas such as the nurse's role in spiritual care, the nurse-patient relationship, spiritual needs of special populations, and spiritual needs in areas such as mass casualty disasters and parish leadership. New content and references have been added to each chapter to reflect the most current ideas on spirituality in nursing.
Call Number: RT85.2 .O37 2022
Because We Care: A handbook for chaplaincy in emergency medical services by Over the past half century, the field of chaplaincy has come to a fork in the road. Many will recognize the well-traveled path of traditional chaplaincy. Others will follow the newer but clearly marked way to professional chaplaincy: a clinically trained, evidence-based discipline, reflecting and serving the diverse expressions of spirituality in modern society. Until now, chaplaincy in Emergency Medical Services has been the terra incognita, the unknown land on the chaplaincy map. Drawing on three decades of clinical chaplaincy practice, scholarship and original research, Russell Myers gives us the map, making the case for ambulance service chaplaincy-how to think about it and how to do it.
Call Number: BL65.M4 M94 2021x
Spiritual Needs in Research and Practice by Based on information gathered from the internationally used Spiritual Needs Questionnaire, this book offers analyses of the spiritual and existential needs among different groups of people such as the chronically ill, elderly, adolescents, mothers of sick children, refugees, patients' relatives, and others. The theoretical background, specific empirical findings and the relevance of addressing spiritual needs is discussed by experts from different professions and cultural contexts. Supporting a person's spiritual needs remains an important task of future healthcare systems that wish to more comprehensively care for the healthcare needs of patients, and of religious communities to ensure that spiritual concerns of all persons, independent of their religious orientations, are met in and outside healthcare settings.
Call Number: B105.S64 S65 2021x
Cultural, Ethnic, and Religious Reference Manual For Health Care Providers The Cultural, Ethnic, and Religious Reference Manual for Health Care Providers is authored by a nurse intimately aware of the challenges faced by healthcare providers as they attempt to deliver culturally congruent care and better understand patient diversity in the face of frenzied schedules and an ever-changing health care environment. This fifth edition of the manual maintains the highly successful conciseness of prior editions while building the content upon the most recently available health care-related research, data, and statistics for each group included. This fifth edition contains over 30 chapters addressing frequently encountered religious, cultural, and ethnic groups. The contents of each chapter provide the reader with a quick overview of common cultural norms, common health beliefs and practices, kinship factors, etc. while reminding the reader that each individual is unique in the practices of their culture or religion.
Call Number: RA418.5.T73 A53 2021x
Handbook of Spirituality,Religion, and Mental Health by Research has indicated that spiritual and religious factors are strongly tied to a host of mental health characteristics, in both positive and negative ways. That body of research has significantly grown since publication of the first edition of this book 20 years ago. The seconnd edition of the Handbook of Spirituality, Religion and Mental Health identifies not only whether religion and spirituality influence mental health and vice versa, but also how, why, and for whom. Hence 100% of the book is now revised with new chapters and new contributors. Contents address eight categories of mental disorders, as well as other kay aspects of social, emotional, and behavioral health.
Call Number: BL65.M45 H26 2020
How to Integrate Spirituality in Psychotherapeutic Practice by How to Integrate Spirituality in Psychotherapeutic Practice: Working with Spiritually-Minded Clients enables mental health professionals to acquire the skills they need to diagnose and treat religious or spiritually-minded clients. Research and practical experience show that religion and spirituality of clients can be very important in psychotherapy. Given the great diversity in the area of religion and spirituality, it is not easy to understand the complicated interconnections between the psychological complaints and the spirituality and/or religion of a client. By providing an understanding of various types of spirituality, as well as theory, case histories and clinical information using DSM diagnosis, this book will help therapists to design effective interventions. It takes account of the plurality in psychotherapeutic methods as well as in spiritual/religious views, practices and use of terms. How to Integrate Spirituality in Psychotherapeutic Practice is directed to a readership of practitioners who have decided to integrate the religious/spiritual dimension into their practice. It primarily addresses psychotherapists and mental health counsellors practising in general mental health residential units and day-to-day consultation clinics, as well as religious therapists, pastoral psychotherapists, pastoral counsellors and the clergy.
Call Number: RC489.S676 S374 2020x
Spirituality in Mental Health Practice by This key text presents an accessible and diverse exploration of spirituality in mental health practice, broadening the definition of spirituality to comprise a variety of transcendent experiences. Chapters include a brief history of the tensions of spirituality in mental health practice and consider a range of emerging topics, from spirituality among the elderly and energy work (Reiki), to spirituality in addiction recovery, incarceration, and hospice work. The book offers a close examination of the limits of the medical model of care, making a case for a more spiritually sensitive practice. Rich case examples are woven throughout, and the book is paired with podcasts that can be applied across chapters, illuminating the narrative stories and building active listening and teaching skills. Suitable for students of social work and counseling at master's level, as well as practicing clinicians, Spirituality in Mental Health Practice is an essential text for widening our understanding of how spiritual frameworks can enrich mental health practice.
Call Number: HV530 .S669 2020
Fast Facts about Religion for Nurses by The only concise reference about spiritual belief systems that is clinically relevant to nursing care Distilling the religious and spiritual practices of more than 30 distinct belief systems, this unique nursing reference provides quick access to essential information. The invaluable resource spells out clinically relevant information from each tradition and provides nursing implications for each religion or denomination. Written by an internationally known scholar on spirituality, religion, and nursing care, the book was also reviewed by experts on each tradition and belief system. Individual chapters focus on a religious tradition or group of related traditions and includes a brief socio-historical context of the religion, beliefs and practices pertinent to health and health care, and bulleted information about nursing implications for obstetric, perinatal and pediatric care. Acute and chronic care, hospital and community-based care, and end-of-life care are also covered. The resource provides useful assessment tips, comforting messages, resources for further support, and additional guidance to help nurses practice religiously sensitive care. Key Features: Written in consistent, bulleted format for speedy access to informationCovers more than 30 religions, denominations, and cultures encountered by nurses in North AmericaProvides religious information specific to nursing careIncludes assessment tips, comforting messages, and resources for additional supportServes as a text for undergraduate and advanced practice nursing students
Call Number: RT85.2 .T38 2019x
Interfaith Ministry Handbook by This handbook is a support for chaplains and others who work in interfaith and intercultural settings. There are prayers, blessings and readings from a variety of faith traditions and languages, and prayers designed especially for chaplains who work in hospital or hospice settings. A topical listing of favorite readings found in the Bible, the Koran, and other scriptures of the world's religions, lyrics to favorite hymns and spiritual songs, a relaxation exercise, and thoughts on prayer provide additional support for chaplains in their service.
Call Number: BV4375 .I58 2015x