Spiritual Care of LGBT Elders
Keywords:LGBT elders, chaplaincy, spiritual care.
LGBT elders are an increasing demographic in contemporary healthcare settings. Often overlooked in discussions of cultural competency, LGBT elders can benefit from spiritual care offered by chaplains who have developed knowledge, skills, and comfort in this specialty. This article presents components of a CPE curriculum designed to enhance chaplains’ competence in providing spiritual care to LGBT elders.
LicenseAuthors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).