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BART for Chaplains
Navigating the Dynamic Field of
NATIONAL CLINICAL TRAINING SEMINAR – WEST
Sierra Retreat Center
13—15 October 2019
BART = Boundaries, Authority, Role, Task
The event schedule
will be posted very soon!
Building on last year's event, "The Ever-Present Others: Applying Group Relations Learning to Improve Clinical Pastoral Care," will (conceptually and experientially) explore BART through a variety of approaches designed to illuminate the powerful (seen and unseen) contextual elements present in any professional setting, especially those in which Chaplains often find themselves.
Experiential events will include techniques for scaling the ladder of consciousness such as systemic constellation work, group relations "here and now” work, meditation, and social dreaming. There will also be ample time for review and application so as to examine one's own skills and values and apply the learning to real-world organizational dilemmas.
In addition to this multi-modal introduction to BART and its relevance to organizational and institutional life, participants will have the opportunity to hear from two invited guest speakers coming to share and weave into the experience their applied insights to the often challenging encounters chaplains face with patients and their families.
Jack Lampl is past president of the AK Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems, a member of GREX and a frequent director, administrator, and consultant in group relations conference work. Jack has been working closely with chaplains since 2011. He co-led the 2013 National Clinical Training Seminar-West, was principal co-presenter/facilitator of the 2013 CPSP Plenary with Charla Hayden, and was director of CPSP’s 2015 "Roles, Boundaries, and Vulnerability in Care-Providing Institutions” conference and well as co-leader of the 2018 NCTS west workshop.
Charla Hayden,MA. For decades Charla Hayden’s work life has been characterized by serving in a variety of internal leadership, teaching, and external organizational consulting roles. Her deepest interests focus on health care delivery, education, and public service systems. Of particular interest is applying group relations thinking to understanding the multiple cultural shifts affecting the U.S. and other countries based on changing assumptions about leadership, and individual and group responsibility. She is the co-author of The Tavistock Primer and Tavistock Primer II. With Jack Lampl, Charla co-led the 2013 National Clinical Training Seminar-West and principal co-presenter/facilitator of the 2013 CPSP Plenary.
Leonard Levis, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist practicing psychotherapy and organizational consultation in Berkeley, Ca. He is a senior clinical consultant and supervisor at The Westcoast Children’s Clinic in Oakland Ca. He is a founding member of the Udana Institute for Spiritual Studies. Dr. Levis is a member of GREX and is a member and certified consultant of the A.K. Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems.
Tara L. Victor, Ph.D., ABPP/CN is a board certified neuropsychologist in independent medico-legal practice in Los Angeles. She is a Professor of Psychology at California State University, Dominguez Hills and Associate Clinical Professor within the Geriatric Psychiatry division of UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Bio-behavioral Sciences. She served on the Grex Board of Directors for 8 years, and is currently a member of the Strategic Planning Committee. She is a member and certified consultant of the A. K. Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems.
Registration 2:00—3:00 p.m.
Welcome and Introduction 3:00 p.m.
To be determined
Conference Concludes at 1:00 PM
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