Pastoral Caregivers' Resources Links

Huge Categorized Listing of
Resources Useful to Chaplains

Aging

Trauma

Sexual Abuse & Trauma

Domestic Violence

Death, Dying, & Bereavement

ADEC
The Thanatology Association
http://www.adec.org
Beyond Indigo
http://www.beyondindigo.com
The Compassionate Friends
http://www.compassionatefriends.org
Counseling for Loss and Life Changes, Inc.
Grief and Loss Counseling
http://www.counselingforloss.com
EndLink
Resource for End of Life Care Education
http://endoflife.northwestern.edu
The End of Life
Exploring Death in America
http://www.npr.org
Genesis Bereavement Resources
http://www.genesis-resources.com
Grief Net
http://www.griefnet.org
Grief Resources Catalog
http://www.griefresourcescatalog.com
Growth House
http://www.growthhouse.org
Hospice Foundation of America
Hospice College
http://www.hospicefoundation.org
Hospice Foundation of America
http://www.hospicefoundation.org
Hospice Foundation of America
End of Life
http://www.hospicefoundation.org
Julie's Place
http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mytree/JuliesPlace.html
Kearl's Guide to Sociological Thanatology
http://www.trinity.edu/~mkearl/death.html
On Our Own Terms
Moyers on Dying
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/onourownterms/
Renew
Center for Personal Recovery
http://www.renew.net
The Robert Wood Johnson Foudation
http://www.rwjf.org
Sympathy Share
A Sympathy Sharing Site
http://www.sympathyshare.com
Wings
A Grief Education Ministry
http://www.wingsgrief.org
Webhealing.com
Tom Golden's Page on
Crisis, Grief, & Healing
http://www.webhealing.com
Dr. Alan Wolfelt's Center for Loss
and Life Transition
http://www.centerforloss.com
Online Grief Support
A Social Community
http://www.onlinegriefsupport.com
Grief Share
http://www.griefshare.org
GRASP
Grief Recovery
http://grasphelp.org
Hospice
Preparing for Approaching Death
http://www.hospicenet.org
eHealth Medicare Hospice Benefit
Coverage for End-of-Life Care
http://blog.ehealthmedicare.com
Hospice Patients Alliance
Signs of Approaching Death
http://www.hospicepatients.org

Depression

Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Conflict Resolution / Mediation

Pastoral Care Advocacy & Promotion

Studies In Religion

Humor

Bible Studies / Devotional Guides

RBC Ministries
http://www.rbc.org
The Jesuits Sacred Space
http://sacredspace.ie
Bibles in Various Translations
http://bible-server.org
AmazingBible.org
A mega-site of Bible Studies, Doctrine, Prayer Info, Prophecy, Sin List, Spiritual Warfare, Statistics, All People & Places of the Bible, Audio & Written Bible & Sermons, Author, Bible College, Christian, Church, & Denom. Info, Doctrinal Info., Gospel Music & Exodus Pics of Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Incredible Testimony, Jewish Info, Judges and Kings of Israel, Poem, Proof the Bible is True , Testimonies, Tracts, World is Changing.
http://www.amazingbible.org/

Spiritual Abuse / Toxic Faith

Corrections

Healthcare Chaplaincy and Research

Relation of Religion and Spirituality to
Adjustment, Quality of Life, and Health Indices
http://www.cancer.gov
Can we measure good chaplaincy? (PDF)
Association of Professional Chaplains
Reading Room
http://www.professionalchaplains.org/index.aspx?id=207
Catholic Health Association of the United States
http://www.chausa.org
Clinical Chaplaincy Research
Providence Health & Services
http://www.providence.org
HealthCare Chaplaincy
http://www.healthcarechaplaincy.org
International Center For The Integration Of Health And Spirituality
http://www.nihr.org
Hospice Foundation of America
Hospice College
http://www.hospicefoundation.org/hospicecollege
Pediatric Chaplains Network
http://www.pediatricchaplains.org
The Joint Commission
http://www.jointcommission.org
"Chaplains Launch New Standards of Practice"
Hospitals & Health Networks
http://www.hhnmag.com
A Dictionary of Patients' Spiritual & Cultural
Values for Health Care Professionals
[PDF]
Cultural & Spiritual Sensitivity:
A learning module for Health Care Professionals
[PDF]
Pastoral Presence In Corporate Healthcare -
In Search Of Sustainability
http://amzn.com/B005U7RI3K

Biomedical Ethics

International Association of Bioethics
http://bioethics-international.org
Bioethics for Beginners
http://www.bioethics.net
The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity
http://www.cbhd.org
Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics
http://bioethics.slu.edu
Articles on Ethics
The Medical Journal of Australia
http://www.mja.com.au
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
http://www.bioethics.gov
Rush University Medical Center
http://www.rush.edu/
Center for Clinical Ethics &
Humanities in Health Care
University at Buffalo
http://wings.buffalo.edu
Center for Biomedical Ethics & Humanities
University of Virginia
http://www.medicine.virginia.edu
A Truly Comprehensive Listing
of Ethics Websites
Catholic Health East
http://www.che.org/ethics/index.php?id=3

The following are links for websites of organizations which deal with the ethics of human subject research protections:

The National Association of IRB Leaders
http://www.naim.org
Friends Research Institute
http://www.friendsresearch.org
Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research
http://www.primr.org/

Military

US Air Force
Chaplaincy
http://www.usafhc.af.mil
US Air Force
Chaplaincy
http://www.airforce.com/chaplain/
U.S. Army Chaplains Corps
http://www.army.mil/chaplaincy/
U.S. Navy Chaplain Care
http://chaplaincare.navy.mil/index.htm
Command and General Staff College
U.S. Army Combined Arms Center
http://usacac.army.mil/cac2/cgsc/
Foreign Language Translation
Systran
http://www.systransoft.com
Military Times
http://www.militarytimes.com
Military Christian Fellowships and the Military Chaplain (PDF)
The Military Order of the World Wars
http://www.militaryorder.net
Universal Currency Converter
from XE
http://www.xe.com/ucc/
Excerpt from "Chaplains Under Fire"
An independent documentary
about military chaplains
http://www.chaplainsunderfire.com/
Video:
"Shoulder to Shoulder: I will never quit on life."
(In honor and memory of Army Chaplain Maury Stout)
http://www.army.mil/media/amp/?bctid=114827147001
Naval Leadership
http://navaleadership.blogspot.com/
Vietnam Veteran Using Faith To Cope With War
Note: Allen Clark is a friend of CSC
http://video.dallas.cbslocal.com
Military Association of
Atheists and Freethinkers
http://www.militaryatheists.org/chaplain.html
Living Well brochure tailored for
chaplains providing for Free Exercise
for Humanists and Freethinkers
[PDF]
Another Military Humanist/Freethinker Site for Spiritual Fitness
http://spiritfit.militaryatheists.org
On Moral Courage
Ch, Maj Gen Cecil R. Richardson
Chief of Air Force Chaplains
by permission of the MCA
[PDF]
Star Tribune Video
Lost Warriors:
Families struggle with military suicide
http://www.startribune.com
Military Ministry
Resources for Chaplains
http://www.militaryministry.org
Witty Little Secret
A Deployment Diary of Another Sort
http://wittylittlesecret.wordpress.com
Military Spouse Central
on Facebook
http://www.facebook.com
Military Family Central
on Facebook
http://www.facebook.com
Veterans United Home Loans
http://www.veteransunited.com
NationalResourceDirectory.gov
Connecting Wounded Warriors,
Service Members, Veterans,
Their Families and Caregivers with
Those Who Support Them
https://www.nrd.gov/

Ministering to Families Affected by Military Deployment

Because of the operational needs of the military, deployments to foreign countries are virtually guaranteed. The following link is to a page that posts homecomings of deployed military and their families. Caution they are very emotional.

3 Military Homecoming Videos to Melt Your Heart
http://www.parentdish.com
Deployment Resources for Clergy
Ministering to Families Affected by
Military Deployment (PDF)
As loved ones go to war,
military families face private battles (PDF)
Dallas Morning News
Long Distance Parents
Military Chaplains Association
http://www.mca-usa.org
Blessing Service Members Deploying for War
United Methodist Endorsing Agency (PDF)
How to Speak Military:
Including Acronyms,
Definitions and Slang Terms
United Methodist Endorsing Agency (PDF)
Supporting Military Members and their Families:
A Directory of Organizations & Online Resources
United Methodist Endorsing Agency (PDF)
Spiritual Care Handbook on PTSD/TBI (PDF)
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
PBS Program on Chaplain Burnout
http://www.pbs.org
NPR
The Army Chaplain: A Kind Of Mission Specialist
http://www.npr.org

Workplace

Pastoral Counseling

Masters in Counseling Programs
http://www.mastersincounseling.org/
100 Counseling Resources Sites
http://www.mastersincounseling.org/
American Association of Pastoral Counselors
http://aapc.org/
American Counseling Association
http://www.counseling.org/
American Association for
Marriage and Family Therapy
http://www.aamft.org
College of Pastoral Supervision & Psychotherapy
http://www.cpsp.org
National Association of Social Workers
http://www.naswdc.org
Clinical Social Work Federation
http://www.cswf.org

Caveat To Select Membership And Certifying Associations

The following organizations while good for resources, fellowship, and networking, may hold little or no professional recognition or certifications among state regulatory authorities or hiring firms and institutions:

American Association of Christian Counselors
http://www.aacc.net
Christian Association for Psychological Studies
http://caps.net

Various Specialty Organizations

FaithTrust Institute
http://www.cpsdv.org/
MentalHelp.net
http://www.mentalhelp.net
Mental Health Group of
The School of Health and Related Research
The University of Sheffield
Formerly
The Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies
http://www.shef.ac.uk
The Freudian Slip
Music Therapy & Using Music in Therapy
http://www.enterthefreudianslip.com
University of Missouri Extension
http://extension.missouri.edu
National Network for Child Care
http://www.nncc.org

Multi-Cultural, Multi-Ethnic, and Inter-Faith Resources

20,000 Dialogues
http://www.20000dialogues.org
The Abraham Fund Initiatives
http://www.abrahamfund.org
American Jewish World Service
http://ajws.org
Ashoka
Innovators for the Public
http://www.ashoka.org
Bill Moyers Journal
http://www.pbs.org
Boniuk Center
Rice University
http://boniuk.rice.edu/
Jerusalem Center for Jewish-Christian Relations
http://www.jcjcr.org
Clinton Global Initiative
http://www.clintonglobalinitiative.org
Creating Hope International
http://www.creatinghope.org
The Elijah Interfaith Institute
http://www.elijah-interfaith.org
FJC Donor Advised Funds
http://www.fjc.org
The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding
https://www.ffeu.org
Hadassah International
http://www.hadassah-international.org
The Harmony Institute
http://www.theharmonyinstitute.org
International Council of Christians and Jews
http://www.iccj.org
Interfaith Conference of
Metropolitan Washington
http://www.ifcmw.org/
The Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding
Muhlenberg College
http://www.muhlenberg.edu/cultural/ijcu/
Interfaith Community
http://www.interfaithcommunity.org
Interfaith Encounter
http://interfaithencounter.wordpress.com
Intersections International
http://www.intersectionsinternational.org
Journal of Ecumenical Studies
http://journal.jesdialogue.org
Inter-Religious Dialogue
http://irdialogue.org
Maaber
http://www.maaber.org
National Association for the Advancement
of Colored People (NAACP)
http://www.naacp.org
National Conference for Community & Justice
http://www.nccj.org
National Council of Churches USA
http://www.ncccusa.org
National Crime Prevention Council
http://www.ncpc.org/
National Urban League
http://www.nul.org
Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
http://www.pewforum.org/
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
PBS
http://www.pbs.org
Religious Tolerance
http://www.religioustolerance.org
Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
https://www.tanenbaum.org
Three Faiths Forum
http://www.threefaithsforum.org.uk/
Interfaith Alliance
http://www.interfaithalliance.org
Open Society Foundations
http://www.soros.org
A Dictionary of Patients' Spiritual & Cultural
Values for Health Care Professionals
[PDF]
Cultural & Spiritual Sensitivity:
A learning module for Health Care Professionals
[PDF]

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