Publications and Presentations

Publications and Presentations

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

International Presentations (Europe)

“Who is in Control? Cultural and Institutional Barriers to EOL Decisions in Japan and the United States.”  (7th Annual International Advance Care Planning Conference (ACP-I)) (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)(March 13- 16, 2019)

International Presentations (Japan)

“Grief Care for Families” (Tokyo Bay Urayasu Ichikawa Medical Center, Tokyo); Guest Lecturer (November 2017)

“Active Listening Skills for End-of-Life Care” (Juntendo University Hospital, Tokyo); Guest Lecturer (November 2017)

“Active Listening Skills for End-of-Life Care” (Gunma Paz University, Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture); Guest Lecturer         (November 2017)

“Grief Care for Bereaved Families” (Pallium, Tokyo); Guest Lecturer (May 2017)

“Grief Care for Bereaved Families” (Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka); Guest Lecturer – I-site Nanba (May 2017)

Presentations (United States)

“Whole Person Approach to End-of-Life (EOL) Discussion: What is Most Important to You?” ADEC 41st Annual Conference (Association for Death Education and Counseling) (Atlanta, Georgia) (April 9 -13, 2019)

Managing Conflicts, Finding Meaning, Supporting Families at Life’s End” (Hospice Foundation of America); Guest Lecturer and Panel Discussion – Veteran’s Administration of the Tripler Army Medical Center (August 2016)

Let Families Mourn?” (Annual Conference of the Hawaii Mortuary Association); Guest Lecturer – Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii (August 2016)

Grief and Bereavement” (Hongwanji of Hawaii); Guest Lecturer – Honpa Hongwanji (February 2016)

What Is Hospice?” and “What Is Grief?” (New Minister Orientation – Hongwanji of Hawaii); Guest Lecturer – Honpa Hongwanji (November 2015)

Grief and Bereavement” (End of Life Committee – Hongwanji of Hawaii); Guest Lecturer – Honpa Hongwanji (September 2015)

Psychosocial Issues at the End of Life” (Kahala Nui Senior Living Facility); Guest Lecturer – Kahala Nui Senior Living Facility (August 2015)

Grief and Bereavement” (Wakaba Network) Guest Lecturer (December 2014)

Grief and Bereavement” (Big Brothers Big Sisters) Guest Lecturer (October 2014)

Grief and Bereavement” (Mokuyoo Gosankai) Guest Lecturer (December 2014)

Grief Support” (HUGS – Help Understanding Group Support) Guest Lecturer – Celebration of Life (July 2014)

Grief” (United Church of Christ) Guest Lecturer – Clergy In Service (May 2014)

Grief” (Lanakila Pacific) Guest Lecturer (March 2014)

Grief” (Diamond Head Mortuary) Guest Lecturer (January 2014)

Grief” (End of Life Retreat – Hongwanji of Hawaii); Guest Lecturer (September 2013)

Grief” (HUGS – Help Understanding Group Support) Guest Lecturer – Staff Training (September 2013)

Grief Support” (Lanakila Pacific) Guest Lecturer (July 2013)

Grief” (Hawaii State Department of Health) Guest Lecturer – Staff Training (July 2013)

Grief” (Hospice Hawaii) Lecturer – Volunteer Staff Training (May 2013)

Lantern Floating” (Shinnyo–En Hawaii) Guest Lecturer – Volunteer Staff Training (May 2013)

Grief” (Hale Kuuike) Guest Lecturer –Staff Training (February 2013)

PUBLICATIONS

“Spiritual Pain for End-Stage Heart Failure Patients” (The Japanese Journal of Nursing Arts; September 2017, Japan)

“Grief Care for Families of End-Stage Heart Failure Patients” (The Japanese Journal of Nursing Arts; September 2017, Japan)

LANGUAGES

Japanese (Native Speaker)

English