June 21, 2017
Testing the Validity of Chaplain Certification OPEN ACCESS George Handzo and Sue Wintz
Chaplain Dianna Cox Describes Her Work at a Kidney Dialysis Center Marian Betancourt
Spiritual Caregiving to Muslims: Contemporary American Health Care Challenges Imam Muhammad Hatim
News and Journal Watch PlainViews Staff
Grow with the Online Learning Center for Professional Education. Courses are currently available for chaplains, nurses, social workers, chaplaincy students, and other spiritual care providers. For more information and a list of available courses, visit the website.
The Spiritual Care Association (SCA) is the first multidisciplinary, international professional membership association for spiritual care providers that establishes evidence-based quality indicators, a scope of practice, and a knowledge base for spiritual care in health care. For more information, visit the Spiritual Care Association website.
The Fellowship and CPE Curriculum Development Grant online applications to integrate research literacy into programs is open on the Transforming Chaplaincy website. 32 grants will be awarded in the second cycle of grants selected in 2017. For more information on how to begin an application, go here.
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