• Spread the word: CCCC is hiring!

    Join our Team!
    CCCC is seeking a high-functioning Administrative Assistant to help move our organization’s mission forward by serving as an engagement coordinator in support of the work that our CEO and program staff undertake. The Administrative Assistant’s primary responsibility will be scheduling and coordinating various meetings and conference calls between our staff and numerous external stakeholders. ...

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  • New ACP Coalitions Take Root

    With funding and support provided by Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC), and mentorship from the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC), four new advance care planning (ACP) coalitions are taking root in Northern California.
    While advance care planning (ACP) is recognized as a critically important component in the delivery of person-centered and culturally appropriate care, ...

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  • POLST Train-the-Trainer: It Starts with a Conversation Workshop Highlights

    The CCCC organized its annual POLST Train-the-Trainer: It Starts with a Conversation workshop on August 15, and 16, 2018, held at the San Diego County Medical Society.
    With twenty-eight people in attendance, the workshop proved to be a grand success!
    Here is what our attendees had to say:
    “This was the best and most professionally prepared training I’ve been ...

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  • Join our team: CCCC is hiring

    Spread the word: CCCC is hiring!
    We currently have two positions available:
    Major Gift Officer
    We are seeking a skilled Major Gift Officer (MGO) to join our team – someone who can cultivate relationships with major donors and match their interests to our programs and turn it into financial gifts.  This position will play a key role in ...

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  • Announcing the premiere of the film END GAME, just for our Summit attendees

    Special screening includes a panel discussion with film producers Shoshana Ungerleider and Jim Mittelberger, and UCSF social worker Bridget Sumser, who is featured in the film
    The film’s official release is May 4 worldwide, but our Summit attendees will be the first viewers of the short film END GAME outside of Sundance audiences. You won’t want to miss ...

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  • Dr. Ira Byock returns to the CCCC Annual Summit with Dr. Charles Grob

    The two physicians will present a break-out session titled Taking Psychedelics Seriously: Responding to Persistent Suffering the afternoon of Wednesday, April 11th.
    Severe psychological and existential suffering robs people of meaningful quality of life and brings some to desire to end their lives. Currently available treatments for depression, anxiety, and spiritual distress often fail to alleviate suffering ...

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    Announcing the Recipients of the Local Coalitions Grants

    It is with great pleasure that we announce that four new local coalitions have been organized and selected as recipients of the Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC)/Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) Advance Care Planning Community Coalitions grant funding.
    Join us in congratulating:

    Humboldt Advance Care Planning Coalition (HumACP)
    My Life. My Way. Lake County Coalition for ...

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  • CCCC Annual Palliative Care Summit Welcomes Dianne Gray

    We are thrilled to welcome Dianne Gray as a general session speaker at this year’s annual palliative care Summit held on April 10-11th in Anaheim. This year’s theme is Better Together: Forging a New Path to Palliative Care. The programming of the Summit will help us focus our discussion and advocacy on growing palliative care in our ...

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  • Legislative Update: Hospice and CDPH Gearing Up for SB 294 Implementation

    “When can a hospice begin providing skilled services to non-hospice patients under SB 294?… How and where should a hospice submit the required paperwork?…  Is CDPH planning any education on the implementation of SB 294?…”
    These are just a few of the questions that the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) posed to California Department ...

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    RFP: Advance Care Planning Community Coalitions Grant

    Advance care planning (ACP) is a critically important component in the delivery of person-centered and culturally appropriate care. The benefits of ACP are measurable and significant; yet, healthcare systems, staff, providers, and others face many challenges to engaging in or implementing ACP activities or programs. Higher levels of participation in ACP will benefit patients, families, ...

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