The ABC of Compassionate Communication

Through this easy-to-read book, which uses the letters of the alphabet to describe steps to compassionate communication, readers will receive 26 facets of compassion and their relationship to improved communication compiled in a new way.

Author: Sue Silcox

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ISBN: 0648518906

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We communicate every day. Sometimes in subtle ways, sometimes in frighteningly revealing ways, mostly in different ways between. Often, we are misunderstood, or we interpret the messages incorrectly. Becoming aware of how, through understanding, we can send and receive those messages with compassion will make not only the lives of those we love and care for better but our own too. Through this easy-to-read book, which uses the letters of the alphabet to describe steps to compassionate communication, you will receive twenty-six facets of compassion and their relationship to improved communication compiled in a way that you will have not seen before. Each facet gives you the chance to delve deeper with tips and ideas that you can try for yourself.

Compassionate Communication

Very bondingand harmonizing, sympathetic and compassionate, to seeyourself or ask yourself if this thing, the otheris experiencing, is something you your selfhave experienced before. This is a great lesson in compassion and what ...

Author: Heather Massoth

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781503518322

Category: Self-Help

Page: 132

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Find it diffi cult to relate to or even care about how other people feel? Th ey seem to not care about the needs, concerns and feelings of others. Why should you? Th e beauty of this philosophy is that compassion is universal. It is surface and it is eff ective. In an overall sense, you can learn to deal with daily traffi c problems without becoming emotionally involved or having a traffi c jam ruin your whole day. As they say, we can’t control others actions, what they do, or how they feel. Th ey also say that nothing we individually do can change the world. But what you do can change your world. Th ese methods and tactics can change your whole outlook on the whole world’s situation. Individually, we can fi nd peace and make sense of the chaos by being still within the center of our own universe. Finding, seeing and making the magic happen in your own world and circles, starts with fi nding your own personal center. Personal center skill sets are set up in easy to follow chapters in my second book Crusade to Center. Th is book on Compassionate Communication is a prerequisite to fi nding your own personal center. First you need to dislodge the myth that the world revolves around you. Once you see that others are the center of their own universe, you can see how you are barely a blip on their screen. Look around and see the world in a whole light. It’s fun. Who knows? You may be in need of a change. I call it tweaking. You don’t have to change much. Just tweak your outlook. Compassionate Communication, Crusade to Center, and Authentic Self Search are all theories on balancing life and career. Balance family and future. Find purpose and hope in the rat race of life. Give everyday a meaningful purpose. Blindly following patterns and habits defeats the purpose and ownership of freewill. Keep the mind free to focus on the future and personal achievements by following simple skills and tasks that keep us on Course.

Nonviolent Communication

Explains how to break patterns of thinking that lead to anger, depression and violence, transform potential conflicts into compassionate dialogues, speak your mind without creating resistance or hostility, hear whatever is said to you as a ...

Author: Marshall B. Rosenberg

Publisher: Puddle Dancer Press

ISBN: 1892005026

Category: Self-Help

Page: 163

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A simple yet powerful method of communication for mediating conflicts and peacefully resolving differences at the political, professional, and personal levels.

Nonviolent Communication A Language of Life

I call this approach Nonviolent Communication, using the term nonviolence as Gandhi used it—to refer to our natural state of compassion when violence has subsided from the heart. While we may not consider the way we talk to be “violent ...

Author: Marshall B. Rosenberg

Publisher: PuddleDancer Press

ISBN: 9781892005540

Category: Psychology

Page: 280

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What is Violent Communication? If "violent" means acting in ways that result in hurt or harm, then much of how we communicate—judging others, bullying, having racial bias, blaming, finger pointing, discriminating, speaking without listening, criticizing others or ourselves, name-calling, reacting when angry, using political rhetoric, being defensive or judging who's "good/bad" or what's "right/wrong" with people—could indeed be called "violent communication." What is Nonviolent Communication? Nonviolent Communication is the integration of four things: • Consciousness: a set of principles that support living a life of compassion, collaboration, courage, and authenticity • Language: understanding how words contribute to connection or distance • Communication: knowing how to ask for what we want, how to hear others even in disagreement, and how to move toward solutions that work for all • Means of influence: sharing "power with others" rather than using "power over others" Nonviolent Communication serves our desire to do three things: • Increase our ability to live with choice, meaning, and connection • Connect empathically with self and others to have more satisfying relationships • Sharing of resources so everyone is able to benefit

Pathways to Nonviolent Communication

NonviolentCommunication.com. We have a resource-rich and ever-growing website that currently addresses 35+ topics related to NVC through articles, online resources, handouts, Marshall Rosenberg quotes, and so much more.

Author: Jim Manske

Publisher: PuddleDancer Press

ISBN: 9781934336410

Category: Psychology

Page: 96

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In 2010, four certified trainers of Nonviolent Communication produced a new tool to help people successfully learn, strengthen, and integrate the skills and consciousness of NVC. They called this tool the Pathways to Liberation Self-Assessment Matrix. Since then, thousands of NVC practitioners have been using the Matrix to identify skills, clarify strengths, discover edges, and navigate their own personal journeys toward emotional liberation and a more just, peaceful, and loving world.Now you too can use the Matrix to set a course toward self-knowledge, skill, and success. This guidebook shows you how.Written by Jim Manske, CNVC trainer and one of the four originators of the Matrix, Pathways to Nonviolent Communication: A Tool for Navigating Your Journey offers clear and specific suggestions for using the Matrix to assess your progress and assist others in deepening the skills and consciousness of NVC. Whether you are a longtime practitioner of NVC or have only recently begun your journey, the tool and techniques presented in this book will make every path more dynamic, accessible, and fun.

Nonviolent Communication Companion Workbook 2nd Edition

Also, in some countries, NVC trainers use animals other than the giraffe and jackal. In English, “Giraffe Language,” “Compassionate Communication,” and “NVC” are synonymous with “Nonviolent Communication.” In former printings of this ...

Author: Lucy Leu

Publisher: PuddleDancer Press

ISBN: 9781892005601

Category: Psychology

Page: 275

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The complementary workbook to Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, which has sold more than 2,000,000 copies Learning the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process has often been equated with learning a whole new way of thinking and speaking. The NVC Companion Workbook helps you easily put these powerful, effective skills into practice with chapter-by-chapter study of Marshall Rosenberg's cornerstone text, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life. Find a wealth of activities, exercises, and facilitator suggestions to refine and practice this powerful way of communicating. Join the hundreds of thousands worldwide who have improved their relationships and their lives with this simple yet revolutionary process. Included in the new edition is a complete chapter on conflict resolution and mediation.

Handbook of Veterinary Communication Skills

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Author: Carol Gray

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118699706

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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This is the first definitive textbook on veterinary communication,written specifically for students and veterinary professionals by agroup of international experts. Communication is a core clinicalskill, and is now taught as a compulsory part of most veterinarydegree courses. Good communication is crucial to theveterinarian-client-patient relationship, to patient health andultimately to the success of any veterinary business. The book covers all the key areas of communication including:the basic framework for the veterinary consultation; professional,ethical and legal aspects; communication with clients andcolleagues; and coping with end-of-life and other difficultsituations. It combines the most up-to-date research with a wealthof practical information, such as: Real-life case studies to help you apply your learning to realscenarios Simple step-by-step guidelines showing you how to deal withspecific situations Examples of written resources you can use in practice This valuable textbook has been written and edited by acarefully chosen group of specialists, comprising veterinarycommunication lecturers, veterinary practitioners, trainingmanagers and counsellors.

Raising Children Compassionately

The tenets of Nonviolent Communication are applied to a variety of settings, including the classroom and the home, in these booklets on how to resolve conflict peacefully.

Author: Marshall B. Rosenberg

Publisher: PuddleDancer Press

ISBN: 9781892005984

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 48

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The tenets of Nonviolent Communication are applied to a variety of settings, including the classroom and the home, in these booklets on how to resolve conflict peacefully. Illustrative exercises, sample stories, and role-playing activities offer the opportunity for self-evaluation, discovery, and application.The skills and perspectives of the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process are applied to parenting in this resource for parents and teachers. NVC stresses the importance of putting compassionate connection first to create a mutually respectful, enriching family dynamic filled with clear, heartfelt communication.

Nonviolent Communication

Clinical psychologist Marshall B. Rosenberg offers an enlightening look at how peaceful communication can create compassionate connections with family, friends, and other acquaintances.

Author: Marshall B. Rosenberg

Publisher: PuddleDancer Press

ISBN: UOM:39015069330952

Category: Self-Help

Page: 222

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Clinical psychologist Marshall B. Rosenberg offers an enlightening look at how peaceful communication can create compassionate connections with family, friends, and other acquaintances.

Humanizing Health Care

Focusing on the language used in the health care system, this manual teaches health care administrators, nurses, physicians, and mental health practitioners how to create lasting, positive improvements to patient care and the workplace ...

Author: Melanie Sears

Publisher: PuddleDancer Press

ISBN: 9781892005267

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 102

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The tenets of Nonviolent Communication are applied to a variety of settings, including the workplace, the classroom, and the home, in these booklets on how to resolve conflict peacefully. Illustrative exercises, sample stories, and role-playing activities offer the opportunity for self-evaluation, discovery, and application. Focusing on the language used in the health care system, this manual teaches health care administrators, nurses, physicians, and mental health practitioners how to create lasting, positive improvements to patient care and the workplace environment. Arguing that a crisis within health care is the inability of many professionals to relate to the personal, human dimension of their work, this reference teaches how to counteract the negativity that certain labels, diagnosis, judgments, and analyses can cause and shows how to better integrate a culture of compassion, empathy, and honesty. Readers will also learn an effective framework to reduce health care staff burnout and turnover, create a culture of mentorship and learning, compassionately diffuse "problem patients,” and effectively address systemic barriers to care as they arise.

Visions for a Compassionate America

Also in this category are support groups and crisis hotlines for all kinds of individual and social ills, nonviolent communication, and the extensive landscape of social technology. We turn next to the last two of these.

Author: Luigi Morelli

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781491766385

Category: Social Science

Page: 152

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This book carries further what was brought in the previous book (Legends and Stories for a Compassionate America), from the present into the future. There is a thematic continuity between original Native American impulses (of the Iroquois in particular), the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, and a twenty-first century impulse that strives to radically and peacefully transform American society. America is at a crossroads. We can choose a culture of denial, a growing politics of secrecy and the continual erosion of individual rights; or we can open the doors to new possibilities. This is both a personal and a national choice, which we are continuously facing. A new civil culture has emerged and grown progressively over the last sixty years. It is now gathering strength and visibility, offering America and the world something completely different from an economic globalization run amok. This movement is already creating new cultural values; promoting a fuller and participatory democracy that meets the needs of all; and fostering a sustainable economy. All elements of the vision add to each other, and form a new paradigm; they bring new meaning and possibilities to the American Dream. Luigi Morelli is also the author of A Revolution of Hope: Spirituality, Culture and Social Change

The Compassionate Classroom

Raising Children Compassionately: Parenting the Nonviolent Communication Way, Marshall B. Rosenberg. A 36-page booklet filled with insights and stories to support people who want to nurture children and themselves.

Author: Sura Hart

Publisher: PuddleDancer Press

ISBN: 9781934336021

Category: Education

Page: 208

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This inspiring guidebook supports teachers seeking to create an emotionally safe learning environment where academic excellence thrives. In this first complete curriculum for teaching Nonviolent Communication (NVC) to elementary age students, lessons supply instruction for creating a community of reverence, self-awareness, and mindfulness. The relationship-centered classroom model aids in building trust, reducing conflict, improving cooperation, and maximizing the potential of each student. Specific tips for teaching nonviolent skill sets are provided, and educators are assisted in building connections among diverse populations, cultivating self-awareness, and rewarding reflective thinking. Customizable exercises, activities, charts and cutouts make it easy for educators to create lesson plans for a day, a week or an entire school year.

Compassionate Commitment

Compassionate. Communication. So, now that we have a sense of what it is like to consciously send and receive messages with our partner, we need to explore other potential blind spots in our perception of the actual mechanics of ...

Author: James Farwell

Publisher: The Mindful Word

ISBN: 9781773802152

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 114

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From a Relationship of Ignorance and Conflict to Awareness and Fulfillment In Buddhist psychology, it is said that the root of all pain is ignorance. Nowhere in life is our ignorance more evident and frustrating than when we attempt to relate with someone we love and find ourselves forever walking through relational minefields. We find ourselves consistently being frustrated in our efforts to relate with our partner and become upset with the way they are relating to us. This book is intended to describe what a real relationship of compassionate commitment is between two people and explores: - How to negotiate the inevitable season of struggle between partners - Providing insight into how couples will use the same words and speak different languages - The importance of not taking things personally - Understanding the role that stress plays in our relationship - Learn compassionate communication (similar to Nonviolent Communication) - Practice a mindfulness-based approach to communication The purpose of this book is to help couples gain a sense of what is going on between themselves and to help develop the awareness and skills to get beyond their confusion, frustration, pain and suffering, to a sense of fulfillment as individuals and as relational partners. Information contained in this book is the distillation of over forty-seven years work as a marriage and family therapist.

Towards the Compassionate University

These skills are underpinned by compassionate communication, which is addressed next. Compassionate communication A recent survey of executives by the American Management Association (AMA, 2019) indicates that workers lack communication ...

Author: Kathryn Waddington

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000337747

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 236

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This book makes a significant contribution to the need for compassion in the 21st-century neoliberal university. Compassion is a process that involves (i) noticing that suffering is present in an organization; (ii) making meaning of suffering in a way that contributes to a desire to alleviate it; (iii) feeling empathic concern; and (iv) taking action. There is increasing recognition of the crucial role of compassion as a core concern in education, health and social care, and globally to ensure the future sustainability of humankind and the planet. Drawing upon a wide range of interdisciplinary, theoretical, and professional perspectives—including social sciences, modern Darwinism, intersectionality, higher education policy, and organization studies—the book addresses the key challenges facing 21st-century universities. For example, intersectionality and higher education, staff and student health and well-being, and responding to global challenges such as the coronavirus pandemic. The book is relevant to university leaders, policy makers, educators, researchers, university staff, and students aspiring to develop their own understanding of the role of compassion in professional life. It is an important marker of the compassion turn in higher education and what this means for contemporary academic leadership, followership, and pedagogical practice.

Encyclopedia of Health Communication

Compassion can be encouraged, however, and health care providers can be trained to maintain compassionate communication and to prevent compassion fatigue. Anne P. Hubbell New Mexico State ...

Author: Teresa L. Thompson

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483346410

Category: Reference

Page: 1688

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From the dynamics of interpersonal communication between health professionals and clients to global command-and-control during public health emergencies that cross international borders, the field of health communication bridges many disciplines and involves efforts from the micro to the macro. It involves navigating personal, cultural, and political complexities and an ability to distill complex technical science into quickly and easily understood terms for ready distribution by the mass media--or to an individual patient or to the parent of an ailing child. Despite an abundance of textbooks, specialized monographs, and academic handbooks, this is the first encyclopedic reference work in this area, covering the breadth of theory and research on health communication, as well as their practical application. Features: Nearly 600 original articles are organized A-to-Z within a three-volume set to provide comprehensive coverage of this exciting field, including such topics as theories and research traditions; evaluation and assessment; cultural complexities; high risk and special populations; message design and campaigns; provider/patient interaction issues; media issues; and more. All articles were specifically commissioned for this work, signed and authored by key figures in the field, and conclude with cross reference links and suggestions for further reading. Appendices include a Resource Guide with annotated lists of classic books and articles, journals, associations, and web sites; a Glossary of specialized terms; and a Chronology offering an overview and history of the field. A thematic Reader’s Guide groups related articles by broad topic areas as one handy search feature on the e-Reference platform, which also includes a comprehensive index of search terms. This A-to-Z three-volume reference is available in both print and online formats and is a must-have for libraries and researchers who seek comprehensive coverage of the theory, research, and applications of health communication.

Faculty and First Generation College Students Bridging the Classroom Gap Together

Influenced by Fassett and Warren's (2007) work on critical communication pedagogy, my commitment to FGS was engaging myself in what I call “critical compassionate pedagogy,” which is a pedagogical commitment that allows educators to ...

Author: Harvey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118142141

Category: Education

Page: 107

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From the Editor The population of first-generation college students (FGS) is increasing in an ever-tightening economy, a time when employers demand a college degree even for an initial interview. According to a 2007 study by UCLA's Higher Education Research Institute, nearly one in six freshmen at American four-year institutions is firstgeneration. However, FGS often straddle different cultures between school and home, and many feel socially, ethnically, academically, and emotionally marginalized on campus. Because of these disparities, FGS frequently encounter barriers to academic success and require additional campus support resources. Some institutions offer increased financial aid and loan-free aid packages to FGS, but these remedies?although welcome?do not fully address the diverse and complex challenges that these students experience. Responding to these complexities, this volume's chapters extend previous research by examining the multiple transitions experienced by both undergraduate and graduate FGS. This volume's cuttingedge research will help college and university administrators, faculty, and staff work better with FGS through more effective pedagogy and institutional programs. Ultimately, this volume affirms how learning communities are strengthened when they include diverse student populations such as FGS and meet their particular emotional, academic, and financial needs.

ABC s for Bully Prevention Simple as 1 2 3

Too often, parents replace face-to-face communication with video games and obstacles or barriers to open and compassionate communication. Do not allow your child to escape into the “twilight zone” (their room) when they come home from ...

Author: Mark Johnson

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781503522213

Category:

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Bullying and victimization are not new. They have been around since the beginning of time. ABC's for Bully Prevention, Simple as 1, 2, 3 corresponds the letters of the alphabet to words that relate to victimization, bullying, and intervention. The words are simple yet relevant, a toolbox of different ideas and principles that can be used by all ages: students, teachers, parents, children, preachers, parishioners, correctional workers, law enforcement, supervisors, and employees to educate themselves and others. The concepts challenge the reader to develop an out-of-the-box perspective on how to approach bullying and reduce its negative effects. The author's personal opinion is that children are not born to hate; they are taught to hate. Use this book to reverse that cycle.

Essential Skills Clusters for Nurses

Most of us would recognise the value of compassionate communication as opposed to communication which is mediated by someone who is distracted or disengaged from the meaning and impact of what is being said. Communication has with it a ...

Author: Lesley Coles

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405183413

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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This is a comprehensive, practical resource for students providing them with the core theory and knowledge underpinning nursing skills. Divided into five sections that discuss a particular area of the 'Essential Skills Clusters', the text explores care, organisational aspects of care, and much more.

Compassionate Person Centered Care for the Dying

Compassionate. Communication. Communication. is one of the most essential skills required to provide qualityevidence-based care for the dying and their families. It is impossible to convey compassion and caring without communicating.

Author: Bonnie Freeman

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826122476

Category: Medical

Page: 275

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A milestone resource for palliative care nurses that facilitates evidence-based compassionate and humanistic care of the dying A valuable contribution to the evolving field of palliative nursing care. It is authored by a model for this field, Bonnie Freeman, and brings to the bedside what her practice embodies--evidence-based clinically expert care...The CARES tool is a long-needed resource and we are all grateful to the author for moving her passion to paper. It will touch the lives and deaths of patients, families, and the nurses who care for them. --Betty Ferrell, PhD, RN, MA, FAAN, FCPN, CHPN Professor and Director, Division of Nursing Research and Education City of Hope National Medical Center From the Foreword This groundbreaking reference for palliative care nurses is the first to provide realistic and achievable evidence-based methods for incorporating compassionate and humanistic care of the dying into current standards of practice. It builds on the author's research-based CARES tool; a reference that synthesizes five key elements demonstrated to enable a peaceful death, as free from suffering as possible: comfort, airway management, management of restlessness and delirium, emotional and spiritual support, and selfcare for nurses. The book describes, step by step, how nurses can easily implement the basic tenets of the CARES tool into their end-of-life practice. It provides a clearly defined plan that can be individualized for each patient and tailored to specific family needs, and facilitates caring for the dying in the most respectful and humane way possible. The book identifies the most common symptom management needs in dying patients and describes, in detail, the five components of the CARES paradigm and how to implement them to enable a peaceful death and minimize suffering. It includes palliative care prompts founded on 29 evidence-based recommendations and the National Consensus Project for Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines. The resource also addresses the importance of the nurse to act as a patient advocate, how to achieve compassionate communication with the patient and family, and barriers and challenges to compassionate care. Case studies emphasize the importance of compassionate nursing care of the dying and how it can be effectively achieved. Key Features: Provides nurses with a clear understanding of the most common needs of the dying and supplies practical applications to facilitate and improve care Clarifies the current and often complex literature on care of the dying Includes case studies illustrating the most common needs of dying patients and how these are addressed effectively by the CARES tool Based on extensive evidence as well as on the National Consensus Project for Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines Bonnie Freeman, DNP, ANP, RN, ACHPN, is an adult nurse practitioner in the Department of Supportive Care Medicine at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California. She is involved with treating the symptom management needs of many chronically and terminally ill individuals diagnosed with various forms of cancer. Dr. Freeman trained at such excellent facilities as the in-patient units at San Diego Hospice and the Institute of Palliative Medicine in San Diego, California, and the home care hospice program in Owensboro, Kentucky. While in Kentucky, she completed her advanced practice clinical training for adult nurse practitioners with a specialty focus on palliative care through Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. This program exposed Dr. Freeman to current concepts in caring for the dying, and enhanced her already significant clinical experience caring for dying individuals acquired from over 30 years working in critical care. Dr. Freeman obtained her MSN from Indiana Wesleyan University, and her DNP from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. Contributors Tracey Das Gupta, MN, RN, CON, is director of Interprofessional Practice at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is also the colead of the Quality Dying Initiative with Dr. Jeff Myers. Tracey has been passionate about health care, quality of life, and leadership since becoming a nurse in 1991. Her decision to become a nurse was influenced by her father who lived with muscular dystrophy. Ms. Das Gupta has fulfilled various frontline nursing roles along the continuum of care and has had the opportunity to continue to grow in leadership roles such as educator, professional practice leader, and director of nursing practice. In her current role, she also provides leadership for the development and implementation of Sunnybrook's interprofessional care (IPC) strategy. Margaret Fitch, PhD, MScN, is a nurse researcher and holds an appointment at the Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto. She also serves as expert lead for cancer survivorship and patient experience for the Person-Centered Perspective Portfolio of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. She is also editor-in-chief for the Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal. Dr. Fitch has an extensive publication record based on her many years of research regarding patient perspectives, coping and adaptation with illness, and screening for psychosocial distress. She has particular expertise in measurement and evaluation, qualitative methods, and knowledge integration. During her career, she has held clinical and administrative positions and has maintained an ongoing role in education of both undergraduate and graduate students and health professionals in practice.