Dr. Elizabeth Delaney, DNP
The ROLE of FAITH and SPIRITUALITY to RECOVERY RESILIENCE
Research demonstrates that spirituality and religion positively impact health and wellness across the continuum of care. – SAMHSA While it is not completely understood why, it is generally accepted that medicine and therapy alone will not help those struggling with addiction, unless there is a faith component. – Center for Faith and Addiction – Minnesota
This session, via a family’s recovery story and the sharing of evidence-based tools and methodology, will demonstrate how the incorporation of faith and spirituality can/will lead to improved RECOVERY RESILIENCE.
3.0 CE Hours
Beth Delaney is the Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President-Supportive Services at 4CancerWellness. She is also the Lead Program Evaluator at The Cleft/GOODLIFE program in Xenia, Ohio. She has worked as an advanced practice nurse for over 30 years focusing on oncology cancer survivorship, palliative care and hospice. These areas of expertise have remained steady throughout her professional nursing career; as a nurse leader at Miami Valley Hospital, The Ohio State University’s Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and then as an Associate Professor of Nursing at Cedarville University. Her passion is developing and leading innovative programs and research that serve patients and their families and that inspire others to join the efforts and grow as individuals. Delaney also partners with her husband, Pastor Greg Delaney, to work locally and nationally to educate and increase collaboration among organizations that provide hope and help to those facing addiction or those in recovery. She currently serves as the Chief Wellness Officer for Her Story House and previously on the leadership team for Freedom Recovery, a ministry at A House of Prayer in Xenia. Delaney is a graduate of Wright State University; she earned her doctorate of nursing practice from Ohio State University.