By becoming a member of The Chaplain Connection®, you will have a wide variety of educational resources, networking opportunities and self-care techniques to advance your professional practice.

 

This site can help you answer these questions and many more:

  • What tools are available for spiritual assessment?

  • My palliative care doctor doesn’t value chaplains as members of the palliative care team. What do I say to convince her?

  • How does chaplaincy affect the patient experience?

 

Benefits include the following:

Groups

Connect with chaplains across the country and learn about best practices and programming ideas based on institution type, clinical specialty, religion, ethnic group, and geographic region.


Events

Connect with chaplaincy thought leaders through moderated online discussions and webinars twice a month.


Resources

Gain access to materials that you can repurpose for your institution including PowerPoint presentations on topics such as "what is chaplaincy;" take advantage of resources for marketing your chaplaincy through patient experience and best practices in screening and assessment; and access religious, spiritual and humanist prayers/reflections.


Chaplaincy Research

Access to the latest in chaplaincy research, write-ups on quality improvement projects and consumer-related news articles relevant to spiritual care and chaplaincy.


Continuing Education

Access to professional education through webinars, HealthCare Chaplaincy's annual conference, and other resources on topics relevant to your practice.


Self-Care

To do what you do well, you need support. You will have access to self-care resources, such as an experienced CPE supervisor (accessible via email and phone), spiritual director resources, updated videos on taking care of yourself, book groups, support groups and meditation.


Weekly Spiritual Care Tips

You will have access to professional spiritual care tips sent straight to your inbox every Tuesday and Friday to support your work with patients, their families, or your institution.