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Handbook for Mortals : Finding Meaning

Questions To Ask Of Hospitals And Hospices

  • Do you offer chaplaincy for spiritual issues?
  • If you do, how are chaplains affiliated with you?
  • Are they full-time staff, contractual employees, or local clergy?
  • Have the chaplains participated in clinical pastoral education?
  • Has their experience been introductory or has it included clinical residency?
  • How does the chaplain approach care for people from religious traditions other than his or her own?
  • If I have fears, doubts of faith, and other concerns, is the chaplain able to help me talk about them?
  • Where do my other religious counselors fit in?

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