Caring: a Passage to Heart


An Anthology of Caritas Processes® Experienced
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Edited by Jean Watson and Marie Clayton, a rich and diverse selection of narratives that exhibit the 10 Caritas Processes® inspiring growth and hope in what is happening every day in the field of Caring Science, strengthening our humanistic values.

This keepsake book contains a collection of lived out stories written by caregivers as they go about their day to day work, revealing a personal or professional truth/value system which in become exemplars of the Watson 10 Caritas Processes® – the core of the Theory of Human Caring. The collection in this book originated from participants taking a free online course entitled ‘Caring Science Mindful Practice’ facilitated by Kathleen Sitzman.

“These stories cross and transcend cultures, roles, professions, borders and boundaries in locations around the world… uniting us in our humanity, across time and space, congruent with an online virtual world of today, whereby space connects, rather than separates.” ~ Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, LL (AAN)

Foreword by: Jean Watson & Marie Clayton

Contributing Authors: Brooke Herrud, Jaylynn Garinger, Elaine Wright, Kelly Gidwani, Marie Hart Clayton, Dionel Venigas, Megan Schachinger, Zahra Almosawi, James Dixon III, Ciera Wall, Marian Turkel, Sara Horton-Deutsch, Judith Tipton, Melissa McElfish, Sharyl Eve Toscano, Angela O. Preddy, Karen White-Trevino, Elin Høyvik, Holly Clanton, Joycelyn Cudjoe, Macy Powers, Kelli Stangel, Carole Bergin, Mary Tolliver, Cindy Andrejasich, Raymond Leone, Zachary Wotherspoon, Irene Flores, Margaret Stewart, Pat McClendon, Donna Thomas, Natalie Hardee, Joy Shepard, Nina Reyes, Anna Biley, Irenious P. Suglo, Suzanna Joy Bell, Maureen Holt, Carole Bergin, Janet Thomas, Melody Blomquist, Candy Stern Hamacher, June Souaya, Susan McClanahan, A. Lynne Wagner, Cindy Cannizzaro, Kelli Stangel, Joy Shepard, Emily Barr, Lorre Laws, Mary Pepin.

Publication Date: October 2020
Paperback: 206 pages
Price: $24.99
Publisher: Lotus Library, an imprint of Watson Caring Science Institute
Language: English
ISBN print: 978-0-578-76929-5
Product Dimensions: 129mm wide x 198mm high
• Also available as an Ebook