Education

HealthCare Chaplaincy Network offers a large selection of Professional Continuing Education (PCE) and Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) programming and resources for its chaplain constituency and the broad spectrum of spiritual care and healthcare providers.

Professional Continuing Education is ongoing professional development for chaplains and other spiritual care providers to help advance knowledge, skills and research at the intersection of spiritual care and healthcare. PCE is offered throughout the year, both online and off, and entails online certificate courses, events and training workshops, professional and scholarly publications, and a soon to be membership network, among other things. Students can qualify for CE hours. Much of our educational resources can be accessed online for free or purchased for a nominal fee through our Online Store; such as downloadable publications, videos of past events, registration access for events and courses, and spiritual tools, cards and related merchandise.

Clinical Pastoral Education is a form of chaplain practica or internships whereby student chaplains are taught to observe, listen, communicate and more effectively respond and attend to patient spiritual needs. CPE is required to become a Board Certified Chaplain. It is also invaluable training for working with people coping with life-changing health and other issues. Our CPE program is accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, and is widely praised for how well it trains students in compassionate spiritual care. The process involves submitting an Application and interviewing with a CPE Supervisor/Educator.

Online Certificate Courses

Acquire spiritual care training in palliative care

 

The Chaplain Connection®

Join the largest online network of chaplains worldwide

 

Caring for the Human Spirit® Conference

Learn more about HCC’s annual Caring for the Human Spirit® Conference.

 

Symposium
 

Online Webinars

Register now for Spiritual Care Grand Rounds on useful topics.

PlanViews ®

PlainViews ®

Subscribe to our preeminent, online professional journal for chaplains and other spiritual care providers

 

Clinical Pastoral Education

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)

Become a chaplain and help people facing illness and suffering find spiritual comfort and meaning

Caring for the Human Spirit Magazine

Caring for the Human Spirit® magazine

The unique magazine dedicated to advancing the integration of spiritual care in health care

 

Clinical Pastoral Education

CPE.org

With CPE.org, you can obtain much of your training online ─ from wherever you are. CPE.org is offered by HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN). HCCN is an Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.-accredited CPE center.

Other Educational Resources

Access our entire catalogue of online publications, videos, spiritual tools and other resources