With partners and institutions around the country, and with the support of several foundation partners, the Lab has completed several projects contributing to the field of spiritual care. You may also be interested in our current projects, as well as what our colleagues are doing in their own institutions. Email Director of Programs Michael Skaggs at email@example.com for more information.
This project provides support groups, webinars, and grant funding to projects to build up resilience in chaplains.
A quarter of theological schools offer chaplaincy training and degrees, and the work of chaplains is expanding in a range of settings.
Chaplains have been trying to make their case by articulating their value in healthcare organizations since the earliest days of the profession.
The goal of the project is to strengthen chaplaincy degree programs at schools across the country.
Understanding the demographics of American chaplains and whether they match the demographics of whom chaplains serve.
The project maps, builds, and strengthens Jewish chaplaincy as a field to support innovative models of spiritual care.
Assessing and Reimagining Chaplaincy Education investigates the foundations of chaplaincy education.
This project explores the religious and spiritual needs of multinational seafarers working onboard cargo ships.
This project provides support and professionalization for chaplains in New Jersey.
This project asks how congregations are connected to deep-water ocean ports in the United States and Canada through the work of port chaplains.
Colleagues are piloting a series of projects at Hebrew SeniorLife in Boston about spiritual care for elders living in retirement and nursing facilities.
The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab is collaborating with the Fetzer Institute to support and build networks of spiritual care providers.
This project expands initiated by the Boston Children’s Hospital’s IPEP to train others in providing spiritual generalist care.
This project partners chaplains and mental health professionals to support the needs of college students.