Case study topics sought

The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab wants to hear from you about potential case study topics to support a new project.

Can you think of a time when spiritual care made a significant difference to an institution or organization? How about an example when spiritual care helped an institution respond to a problem or tension? Might the people involved be willing to share their experiences to help us make teaching materials for non-chaplains about the value of spiritual care?

The Lab is currently seeking real life case study topics in colleges/universities, healthcare, prisons, the military, community contexts, police, fire departments and other settings as part of a new project. If you have ideas, we would love to hear about them here. If you have questions, you can contact

Previous Lab work on case studies can be found here as part of our project Educating Effective Chaplains. These four studies were developed by a team of chaplains and theological educators for educational purposes. Each case study focused on a different set of skills critical for chaplains in all settings. They offered clear examples of a skill set that chaplains need to do their work effectively; for the present project, we are eager to hear from you about situations in which spiritual care made a significant difference to an institution or organization or uniquely solved a problem. If you think you may have a case study topic for us to consider, fill out a brief form here.