Strategic Partners for Spiritual Care release progress report

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[…]

Convergence announces on-campus trainings

Convergence on Campus recently announced several training modules now available for campus chaplains to pursue*: Principles for Supporting Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Identities on Campus Supporting Muslim Identities on Campus Religion, Law, and Higher Education Coalition Training: Becoming a Convergence Campus Visit Convergence to learn more. Note: News conveyed by the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab on Read more about Convergence announces on-campus trainings[…]

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2019 Symposium on Supervision – ACPE Pacific Community of Practice

Via ACPE: The Pacific Community of Practice is excited to invite all Certified Educator Candidates, those both in the “old” and “new” process, to participate in a unique educational opportunity. The Symposium model of education is one we have adopted and practiced for five years with great success. Many Educators and Candidates have collaborated to Read more about 2019 Symposium on Supervision – ACPE Pacific Community of Practice[…]

Adventist chaplaincy branching out in Costa Rica

From Adventist Review: The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s South Central American Union Mission (SCAU), which oversees churches and institutions across Costa Rica and Nicaragua, recently gathered a group of pastors and professionals to take part in the first segment of a clinical pastoral education program in Alajuela, Costa Rica. Overseen by the Adventist world church’s Adventist Read more about Adventist chaplaincy branching out in Costa Rica[…]

Educating Effective Chaplains

A quarter of theological schools currently offer chaplaincy specific training and degrees, and the work of chaplains – increasingly called spiritual care providers – is expanding in a range of settings. This project focuses on three tasks critical for preparing professional chaplains for effective ministry. First, the project synthesizes current scholarship and practitioner expertise about Read more about Educating Effective Chaplains[…]

Professional associations jointly publish on impact of chaplaincy

Our spiritual health profoundly impacts our physical health, well-being, and quality of life. Just as medical professionals care for our bodies and minds, spiritual care practitioners care for our spirits. The increasing need for spiritual care makes these practitioners even more crucial. However, many of us have limited access to quality, professional spiritual care. At times of struggle, Read more about Professional associations jointly publish on impact of chaplaincy[…]