About the Keynote Speaker
Dr. Nancy Kehoe. Director of Expanding Connections, is a licensed psychologist. She is an Instructor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the Cambridge Health Alliance, affiliated with Harvard Medical School. She is a member of the Religious of the Sacred Heart and has held various leadership positions in her religious congregation.
Nancy has worked with staff members in mental health, geriatric and medical settings both locally in Massachusetts and nationally. In mental health settings, such as the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division, she has trained interns and staff members to lead groups on spiritual beliefs and values, using a model she created and has successfully used for 25 years in a psychiatric day treatment program.
In geriatric settings, she has led programs for the staff focused on caring for the caregiver and offered presentations to the residents. In medical settings, she has addressed the importance of taking a religious/spiritual history of patients and developing a reflective practice. Utilizing her religious and psychological background, she has facilitated numerous meetings for religious groups as well as seminars for third year medical students at Harvard Medical School. She has published on the subject of religion and mental health and has presented at both national and international conferences.
Excerpted from website of Expanding Connections. 113 Belmont Street Belmont. Massachusetts 02478-3603 . 617-484-7387. Copyright 2005, Expanding Connections
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