By Rachel Payne, Boston University Carrie Doehring’s book A Practice of Pastoral Care: A Postmodern Approach is becoming a core text in chaplaincy programs across the country. We talked with Dr. Doehring about the impact of her book and what makes for good chaplaincy work today. Q: Your book is used widely in seminary classrooms, Read more about Q&A with Carrie Doehring[…]
ACPE Board of Directors Rev. Amy Greene recently released a progress report on the status of ongoing reorganization efforts: The envisioned entity is being designed to accomplish both outward purposes for common efforts in advocacy, research, and marketing; and inward purposes for collaboration on certification, ethics, and other concerns for mutual benefit. Read the entire Read more about Strategic Partners for Spiritual Care release progress report[…]
From Pew Global: Recent studies document younger adults being less religious than older generations and the global religious profile changing as the population grows. Across 27 countries surveyed, more think religion plays a less important role than a more important role compared with 20 years ago, but there is substantial regional variation on this question. About two-in-ten say Read more about Pew: role of religion in respondents’ countries[…]
CIL founder Wendy Cadge and executive director Michael Skaggs have published an article on The Conversation, which has been republished in syndication in outlets around the country. Read “From Paris to Boston, the crucial role of fire chaplains” at The Conversation.
The Association for College and University Religious Affairs will gather at Brown University from November 10 to 12 for its 2019 annual meeting. Registration information will be posted at the ACURA site when available.
Vol 7 No 1 is now available. Readers can find the issue’s table of contents and links to full-text articles at Equinox.
As reported by Transforming Chaplaincy, ACPE’s funding cycle for innovative CPE programs has opened: The 2019 Innovative Program Awards funding cycle is now open! Funded by a portion of funds raised through the Sowing Seeds for our Holy Work Annual Campaign,Innovative Program Awards support ACPE members and/or centers in the achievement of ACPE’sStrategic Initiatives. Specifically, these innovative Read more about Funding available for innovative CPE grants[…]
Along with Qian Zhang, Jess Shenkel, Sara Paasche-Orlow, Elizabeth Howard, Margaret Bryan, and John N. Morris, Wendy Cadge has published a new article in Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy. You can read the abstract to “Effect of Chaplaincy Visits in an Elder Care Setting: A Pilot Analysis of Existing Data” and find links to the Read more about CIL Founder published in JHCC[…]
Chaplaincy Innovation Lab executive director Michael Skaggs interviews LeSette Wright, College Chaplain at Berea College; Ann Kansfield, chaplain in the Fire Department of New York; and Laura Everett, a bicycle chaplain in Boston.
The collaborative project to map Muslim chaplaincy, featured among Innovation Lab project leaders, has issued a report on its findings. You can read “Mapping Muslim Chaplaincy: Educational and Needs Assessment” here. This is an exciting project that makes a significant contribution to this field of spiritual care. We reproduce here a small section of the Read more about Mapping Muslim Chaplaincy project issues report[…]