EMPLOYMENT HIGHLIGHTS/EDUCATION & TRAINING
10/00-9/07 Chaplain, Livingston Memorial VNA Hospice, Ventura
and Grief Group Facilitator
2001-02 Training Volunteers for spiritual support of patients
1995-1/2000 Chaplain, AIDS Care, Ventura
6/99-2/00 Supervision of a Chaplain Intern
1994-95 Chaplaincy Internship St. John's Regional Medical Center, Oxnard.
1991-93 Chaplaincy Internship UCLA Medical Center.
Chaplain Immunology Clinic, Ventura County Medical Center.
3/90-5/91 Assistant Program Coordinator, AIDS Research Education Project, California
State University, Long Beach
1982-83 Program Director, Hunger and Militarism Program, Southern California Interfaith
1977-82 Administrator and Fund Developer, Community Counseling Service (CCS), a
private, nonprofit community mental health agency, Los Angeles.
1975-77 Organizing Coordinator, Southern California Interfaith Hunger Coalition.
1970-75 Organizer in churches and denominations, National Farm Worker Ministry,
EDUCATION & TRAINING:
A course on “Inclusivity in the Gospels,” San Francisco Theological Seminary.
B.A. Immaculate Heart College. Journalism major.
Course work at University of California at Los Angeles and Riverside in sociology and public service.
Clinical Pastoral Education, UCLA Medical Center, two units; St. John's Regional Medical Center, two units.
American Academy of Bereavement Training, 30 contact hours for National Certification as Bereavement Facilitator, Buena Park, CA, 1999.
“Advanced Bereavement Training,” 18.5 contact hours, American Academy of Bereavement, San Francisco, 5/2003.
AWARD: 1996 Alumna of the Year, Immaculate Heart College.