Words for Journey, Words for Justice

Pat Hoffman Author, Chaplain, Presenter




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 Hunger Coalition.

1977-82 Administrator and Fund Developer, Community Counseling Service, 

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, Los Angeles.


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.


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