From our partners at the Soul Repair Center of Brite Divinity School:
“Military Chaplaincy: Identifying Effective Practices in Spiritual Care”
October 18, 2022, 1:00pm (US Central Time)
Trace Haythorn, Ph.D., is the Executive Director/CEO of the ACPE: The Standard for Spiritual Care and Education. In addition to his role with ACPE, Trace partners with Wendy Cadge and Michael Skaggs as leaders of the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab, an organization committed to research, innovation, and cross-sector engagement of chaplains and spiritual care professionals. Prior to joining ACPE, Trace served as the executive director of the Frazer Center in Atlanta; President of the Fund for Theological Education in Atlanta; professor and program director at Hastings College in Hastings, NE; and associate pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Nashville, TN.
Kimberly R. Willis, MDiv, BCC, is the Executive Director of the National Chaplain Service within the Outpatient Care Services, Veteran Health Administration. She is the first African American woman in the 77 year history of VA Chaplaincy appointed to this leadership role. Prior to this appointment, she served as National Program Manager for Clinical and Professional Development within NCS. From 2016-2021 she served as Chief of Chaplain Service at the Hampton VA Medical Center while also serving as an ACPE Certified Educator.