Reflective Practice Activity amongst Scottish Healthcare Chaplains

findings from a scoping exercise

Authors

  • Ewan Kelly NEW Glasgow
  • Iain Colthart NES Glasgow

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v15i1.27

Keywords:

Reflective practice, healthcare chaplaincy, research, audit, education, training, evaluation

Abstract

This article outlines the results of a scoping exercise performed utilising an on-line questionnaire to gauge the breadth of reflective practice activity within the healthcare chaplaincy community in Scotland (those working 18.5 hours or more per week). The findings are thematically explored and some proposals for training, education and its evaluation are made.

Author Biographies

Ewan Kelly, NEW Glasgow

Ewan Kelly is Programme Director for Healthcare Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care NES Glasgow

Iain Colthart, NES Glasgow

Iain Colthart is Research and Information Officer, NES

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Published

2013-04-04

How to Cite

Kelly, E., & Colthart, I. (2013). Reflective Practice Activity amongst Scottish Healthcare Chaplains: findings from a scoping exercise. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 27-35. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v15i1.27