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VITAS CPE: Contacts

Rev. Dr. Martha Rutland, Director

200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 400, Miami, FL 33131
305.350.5946
martha.rutland@vitas.com

Rev. Dr. Martha Rutland, CPE Director

Martha Rutland is the Director of CPE at VITAS where she started this CPE program in 2000. She is a United Methodist Minister in the Florida Conference and is a certified chaplain with the Association for Professional Chaplains. She serves on the Spiritual Care Steering Committee for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Conferences where she often presents workshops; in 2013, “Minding Ourselves: Balance, Resilience, Sustainability.” She served twenty years as a parish pastor before shifted to ACPE supervision in the hospice context. She is married with twin sons and two cats. She loves this opportunity to introduce and support students in the sacred time of spiritual growth at the end of life.

Misti Johnson-Arce

misti.johnson@vitas.com

Misti Johnson-Arce

The Rev. Misti M. Johnson-Arce is certified by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education Inc. as a CPE Supervisor. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology prior to receiving a Master’s of Divinity degree at Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, PA. She is ordained as a United Church of Christ pastor who specialized in chaplaincy. Misti joined VITAS Healthcare Corporation with experience in a vast number of clinical settings including hospice, trauma medicine, pediatric medicine, psychiatry and Veterans’ health care and even prison ministry.

Florida

Brevard County, FL

Martha Rutland, D.Min., BCC, ACPE
4450 W. Eau Gallie Boulevard, Suite 250, Melbourne, FL 32934
Email: martha.rutland@vitas.com

Broward/Palm Beach County, FL

Misti M. Johnson-Arce, M.Div.
5420 N.W. 33rd Avenue, Suite 100, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
Phone: 954.777.5388
Fax: 954.777.1424
Email: misti.johnson@vitas.com
Programs: CPE (Levels I, II and Supervisory)

Central Florida

Martha Rutland, D.Min., BCC, ACPE
2201 Lucien Way, Suite 100, Maitland, FL 32751
Phone: 305.350.5946
Email: martha.rutland@vitas.com 

Daytona Beach, FL

Martha Rutland, D.Min., BCC, ACPE
575 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone: 305.350.5946
Email: martha.rutland@vitas.com 

Jacksonville, FL

Martha Rutland, D.Min., BCC, ACPE
7406 Fullerton Street, Suite 105, Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: 305.350.5946
Email: martha.rutland@vitas.com 

Lakeland, FL

Martha Rutland, D.Min., BCC, ACPE
6850 New Tampa Highway, Suite 600, Lakeland, FL 33815
Phone: 305.350.5946
Email: martha.rutland@vitas.com 

Miami-Dade County, FL

Martha Rutland, D.Min., BCC, ACPE
11731 Mills Drive, Miami, FL  33183
Phone: 305.350.5946
Fax: 305.240.2870
Email: martha.rutland@vitas.com

Naples, FL

Martha Rutland, D.Min., BCC, ACPE
4980 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 102, Naples, FL 34103
Phone: 305.350.5946
Email: martha.rutland@vitas.com

Other CPE Contacts

Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE)

One West Court Square, Suite 325, Decatur, GA 30030
404.320.1472
www.acpe.edu

Association for Professional Chaplains (APC)

1701 East Woodfield Road, Suite 400, Schaumburg, IL 60173
847.240.1014
www.professionalchaplains.org
info@professionalchaplains.org

National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC)

5007 South Howell Avenue, Suite 120, Milwaukee, WI 53207
414.483.4998
www.nacc.org
info@nacc.org

National Association of Jewish Chaplains

901 Route 10, Whippany, NJ 07981
937.929.3168
www.najc.org
info@najc.org

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

1700 Diagonal Road, Suite 625, Alexandria, VA 22314
703.837.1500
www.nhpco.org

More Information

For information on the Spiritual Care Section of NHPCO’s National Council of Hospice and Palliative Care Professionals, contact Barbara Bouton at bbouton@nhpco.org

“Professional Chaplaincy: Its Role of Importance in Health Care,” is a white paper available at www.healthcarechaplaincy.or