The 32nd CPSP Plenary

A virtual gathering together of the College. This is a bilingual event.

The Dynamics of Pastoral Care
& Pastoral Psychotherapy in the Climate of Change

  • Workshops and keynotes with focus on two tracks: clinical chaplaincy and pastoral psychotherapy
  • Engaging speakers and presenters, with translations available (Spanish/English)
  • Small group sessions
  • Interactive dialogues with our keynote speakers
  • Celebration of our newly certified members
  • A schedule conducive to attendees who are working 
  • Historic event, as this is CPSP's first virtual annual meeting!
  • Visit the event website to learn more: CPSPPLENARY.org

 

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When
3/13/2022 4:00 PM - 3/16/2022 8:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
Where
Virtual Event UNITED STATES
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Program

Sunday, 13 March 2022

Description
Welcome to the 2022 CPSP Plenary!  The CPSP Plenary Planning Committee warmly welcomes you.  We will open the event with a reading of the CPSP Covenant and introductions, as we set the tone for our time together over the next few days.
Category
Plenary
Track
1
Time
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
4:00 PM
Category
Plenary
Track
1
Time
4:01 PM - 4:20 PM
4:01 PM
CPSP Administrator, Parthenia Caesar, will share some updates and set the stage for our time together this week.
Category
Plenary
Track
1
Time
4:20 PM - 4:30 PM
4:20 PM
Raymond J. Lawrence will present his annual address to the community. A discussion panel will immediately follow.
Category
Plenary
Track
1
Time
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
4:30 PM
Category
break
Track
1
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
6:30 PM
Discussing the connection of our keynote speaker, F. Barton Evans, III, PhD, and Anton Boisen, Harry Stack Sullivan, Sigmund Freud, and what they mean to clinical chaplaincy training today.
Category
Plenary
Track
1
Time
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
7:00 PM
Join us as we celebrate our members who completed the certification process since our last annual meeting.
Category
Public
Track
1
Time
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
8:00 PM
The Representatives and Alternates from the Chapter of Chapters, one of the three governing chapters of CPSP, will meet with the members of their region to share information and answer questions. Chapter Conveners are highly encouraged to attend.
Category
Forum
Track
1
Time
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
8:30 PM
Join us for games and prizes, as we enjoy some social time together. We have some fun activities and *giveaways* planned!
Category
Social
Track
2
Time
8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:30 PM

Monday, 14 March 2022

Description
Keynote: F. Barton Evans, III, PhD Introduction by Raymond J. Lawrence, General Secretary A bridge to understanding the work of Anton T. Boisen and Harry Stack Sullivan, two pioneers – Boisen and Sullivan – "saw eye to eye" on how to use dynamic psychotherapy with all varieties of suffering, bewildered, and venerable folks who could use some help. Enter F. Barton Evans, III, PhD, and his thirty years of work – Evans organized the centennial celebration of Sullivan's work – and then went on to write the seminal monograph on Sullivan's approach to psychotherapy.
Category
Plenary
Track
1
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM
Learn more about the process of becoming accredited with CPSP and the resources offered by this committee. The Accreditation Commission's workshop immediately follows this session.
Category
Workshop
Track
1
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM
Complete title: "Clarifying Goals of Care:  The Chaplain’s Role with Patients, Families and the Interdisciplinary Healthcare Team".   This co-presented workshop will provide up-to-date information on the state of advanced illness and palliative care with information and insights for Chaplains to better understand their role as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.  (Click the workshop's title to read more...)
Category
Workshop
Track
2
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
4:00 PM
Spiritual care has made many shifts since its founding in 1958 by Seward Hiltner. Years later, how do we employ spiritual care in 2022 especially in light of systemic racism, police brutality, and other forms of oppression that exist today? This workshop proposes that spiritual care has shifted to a more holistic approach. (Click the workshop's title to read more...)
Category
Workshop
Track
3
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
4:00 PM
A discussion of pre-accreditation and the accreditation processes, followed by A VERY Robust Question and Answer Time.  If you have some questions that might be helpful for us to research ahead of time and present, feel free to send them to [email protected]
Category
Workshop
Track
1
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM
Panel Session: Moving Toward Peace, Unity, and Resiliency: Addressing Racism, Sexism and all the other “isms” in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Psychotherapy
Category
Forum
Track
3
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
5:30 PM
Full title: The Convergence of Clinical Chaplaincy and Pastoral Psychotherapy: The Future of a Profession
Category
Workshop
Track
2
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
5:30 PM
If you are attending this event as a representative of a religious endorsing body, this time is set aside for you to meet with our REBs Liaison. (1 hr)
Category
REBS
Track
1
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:00 PM
As in years past, this will be a working conference built around the presentation and review of participants' case studies in small groups. So bring and plan to share a case. We ask that attendees participate in three of the small groups sessions planned for this event. A final report will be given at the end of the Plenary, on Wed., March 16. (1 hr)
Category
Small Groups
Track
1
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:00 PM
As in years past, this will be a working conference built around the presentation and review of participants' case studies in small groups. So bring and plan to share a case. We ask that attendees participate in three of the small groups sessions planned for this event. A final report will be given at the end of the Plenary, on Wed., March 16. (1 hr)
Category
Small Groups
Track
3
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
6:30 PM
Through a grant from Trinity Wall Street Philanthropies, The Center for Lay Chaplaincy has spent a year in a discovery phase of a three-year project to adapt CPE for diverse contexts. This includes, but is not limited to, developing a structure by which to train chaplains and CPE facilitators outside of the certification process to bring chaplaincy to places like food banks, homeless shelters, suburban parishes, and even city parks. (Click the workshop's title to read more...)
Category
Workshop
Track
1
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 PM
Critical to the functioning of the Clinical Chaplain, CPE Supervisor, Pastoral Counselor, and Psychotherapist is the eternal process of expanding self-awareness. An insightful understanding of self, especially with pivotal life experiences and relationships that shaped one's life, is critical to the clinician's work. (Click the session title to read more)
Category
Workshop
Track
2
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM
Full title: Panel Session: Where Do We Go From Here?  The Relevance, Changes, and Future of Chaplaincy and Pastoral Psychotherapy
Category
Forum
Track
3
Time
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 PM
CPSP Has Talent! Bring a song, work of art, poem, or anything you wish to share of your amazing talents and abilities!
Category
Social
Track
1
Time
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
8:30 PM

Tuesday, 15 March 2022

Description
Category
Forum
Track
2
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM
Category
Forum
Track
1
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM
Full title: A Theory of Supervision from a Kleinian Object Relations Psychoanalytic Perspective
Category
Workshop
Track
3
Time
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
5:00 PM
Full title: Addressing Clients in an Era of Being Inundated, Overwhelmed and Experiencing Burnout
Category
Workshop
Track
2
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM
This is a working conference and attendees are expected to bring at least one case to share. We ask that participants attend at least three small group sessions so they can present their case and provide feedback.
Category
Small Groups
Track
1
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM
Category
Workshop
Track
1
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
6:00 PM
While our chaplaincy focus tends to be on the individual, that individual is a part of many interconnected and interacting systems. The most important and shaping system for all of us is our family of origin. (Click on the workshop title to read more...)
Category
Workshop
Track
2
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:00 PM
Full title: Emergency Room Chaplain: Death-Casualty Notifications and the Secondary Traumatization of Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Combat Veterans, First Responders, and Career Criminals. (Click on the workshop title to read more...)
Category
Workshop
Track
3
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM
Full title: “Care and Concerns for the CPSP:  Your thoughts and feelings about how YOU can make a difference in today’s CPSP.” A forum for all members of CPSP to come and talk about challenges, opportunities, and the serious matters we face as a Community.
Category
Forum
Track
2
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 PM
Medicus Rentz, Chair, Chapter of Diplomates
Category
Forum
Track
1
Time
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 PM
As in years past, this will be a working conference built around the presentation and review of participants' case studies in small groups. So bring and plan to share a case. We ask that attendees participate in three of the small groups sessions planned for this event. A final report will be given at the end of the Plenary, on Wed., March 16. (1 hr)
Category
Small Groups
Track
1
Time
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 PM
Learn more about the Doctor of Ministry Program, meet members of the faculty, current students, and alumni.
Category
Forum
Track
2
Time
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:30 PM

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

Description
A bridge to understanding the work of Anton T. Boisen and Harry Stack Sullivan, two pioneers – Boisen and Sullivan – "saw eye to eye" on how to use dynamic psychotherapy with all varieties of suffering, bewildered, and venerable folks who could use some help. Enter F. Barton Evans, III, PhD, and his thirty years of work – Evans organized the centennial celebration of Sullivan's work – and then went on to write the seminal monograph on Sullivan's approach to psychotherapy.
Category
Plenary
Track
1
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM
...for Significant Contributions in the Clinical Pastoral Field
Category
Plenary
Track
1
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM
Lori Whittemore recently founded a non-profit community based per diem chaplain organization www.scsmaine.org.  SCS of Maine matches vetted professionally trained chaplains with organizations whose populations would benefit from spiritual care, but may not have the resources to hire a chaplain.
Category
Workshop
Track
3
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
4:00 PM
Full title: Sankofa the dynamics of learning from the past and the present to ensure a solid future of pastoral care, clinical chaplaincy and psychotherapy (click on the workshop title to read more...)
Category
Workshop
Track
1
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
4:00 PM
—A workshop about being responsible stewards and living out the Bylaws and Standards of the Organization… This applies to serving as chaplains or therapists in an institution, as well as functioning responsibly and ethically as members of a guild.  A lot of the workshop would focus on the areas of resistance that we encounter in our field and in our persons.
Category
Workshop
Track
2
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
4:00 PM
This workshop is an opportunity to observe a real-time here-and-now workgroup in the group relations tradition with consultation by experienced and skilled consultants, Rev. Ed Luckett and Rev. Kurt Neilson. (Click the workshop title to read more...)
Category
Workshop
Track
2
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
5:30 PM
Full title: The Climate of Change and Trauma in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Psychotherapy
Category
Workshop
Track
1
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
5:30 PM
Full title: Transforming Chaplaincy: Disability Sensitivity at the Bedside and Beyond
Category
Workshop
Track
3
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
5:30 PM
Full title: Encountering the Mystery of the Person in Front of You: A workshop for clinical chaplaincy in the here and now.  In the Boison tradition of reading living human documents, this workshop is an opportunity to explore and reflect on the intentional engagement with Mystery in the clinical encounter. In this workshop we will delve into five points with the Mystery of the Person in Front of You as the center (click on the workshop title to read more...)
Category
Workshop
Track
1
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
7:00 PM
Full title:  Having Healthy and Holy Conversations: Pastoral Conversations in the Climate of Change
Category
Workshop
Track
2
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
7:00 PM
This is a working conference and attendees are expected to bring at least one case to share. We ask that participants attend at least three small group sessions so they can present their case and provide feedback. This is the last small group before the final reports, at the close of the Plenary event.
Category
Small Groups
Track
3
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
7:00 PM
We will gather together to close out this event, hear from our small groups, and say our good-byes until next year!
Category
Plenary
Track
1
Time
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 PM