Disaster Spiritual Care: Practical Clergy Responses to Community, Regional and National Tragedy by Rabbi Stephen B. Roberts

Disaster Spiritual Care: Practical Clergy Responses to Community, Regional and National Tragedy

byRabbi Stephen B. Roberts

Kobo ebook | March 1, 2008

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The first comprehensive resource for pastoral care in the face of disastera vital resource for clergy, seminarians, pastoral counselors and caregivers of all faith traditions.
This essential resource for clergy and caregivers integrates the classic foundations of pastoral care with the unique challenges of disaster response on community, regional and national levels.
Offering the latest theological perspectives and tools, along with basic theory and skills from the best disaster response texts, research and concepts, the contributors to this resource are innovators in their fields and represent Christianity, Judaism, Islam and more.
Exploring how spiritual care changes following a disaster, and including a comprehensive explanation of a disasters lifecycle, this is the definitive guidebook for counseling not only the victims of disaster but also the clergy and caregivers who are called to service in the wake of crisis.
Rev. Lloyd George Abrams, DMin Imam Ummi Nur Allene Ali Rev. Willard W. C. Ashley Sr., DMin, DH Chaplain Therese M. Becker, MA, MDiv Rev. David Billings, DMin Rev. Greg Bodin, BCC, MDiv Rabbi Zahara Davidowitz-Farkas, BCJC Rev. Thomas H. Davis Jr. Kevin L. Ellers, DMin Rev. George Handzo, BCC Imam Yusuf Hasan, BCC Imam Muhammad Hatim, PhD, DMin Rev. Earl E. Johnson, MDiv, BCC Rev. Lorraine Jones, MDiv John D. Kinsel, MS, LPCC Rev. Canon William V. Livingston, MDiv, MEd Rev. Charles R. Lorrain, DMin Rev. Kevin Massey, BCC Rabbi Myrna Matsa, DMin Pamela Norris Norwood, LCSW Rev. Naomi Paget, DMin, BCC, BCETS Rev. Rebeca Radillo, DMin Tanya Pagán Raggio, MD, MPH, FAAP Rabbi Stephen B. Roberts, BCJC Rev. John A. Robinson Jr., MDiv Roberta L. Samet, LCSW Rev. Arthur Schmidt, DMin, BCC Timothy G. Serban, MA, BCC Rev. Frederick J. Streets, MDiv, MSW, DSW, DD, LICSW Rev. Julie Taylor, MDiv, CTR Cheryl Guidry Tyiska Rev. Beverly Wallace, PhD Rev. John C. Wilson, PhD

Rabbi Stephen B. Roberts, BCJC, has taught and written extensively on pastoral and spiritual care. He is co-editor of Disaster Spiritual Care: Practical Clergy Responses to Community, Regional and National Tragedy (SkyLight Paths), a past president of the National Association of Jewish Chaplains, and former associate executive vice president of the New York Board of Rabbis overseeing the Jack D. Weiler Chaplaincy Program, which employs chaplains in over 50 health care facilities. He is also chairman emeritus and a founder of Disaster Chaplaincy Services, Inc., a partnership program within the American Red Cross in Greater New York.
Rev. Willard W. C. Ashley Sr., DMin, DH, a psychotherapist, is the founder and senior pastor of the Abundant Joy Community Church in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was project director for Care for the Caregivers Interfaith Program, the largest clergy resiliency program in the United States, created to assist caregivers in New York after 9/11. He also serves as a consultant on disaster recovery and clergy self-care to congregations and Fortune 100 companies; and is a board member of Disaster Chaplaincy Services. Ashley is an ordained minister in the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.; Disciples of Christ; and the American Baptist Churches, USA.
Title:Disaster Spiritual Care: Practical Clergy Responses to Community, Regional and National TragedyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 1, 2008Publisher:SkyLight Paths PublishingLanguage:English

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