Caring for the Human Spirit®

HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN) is a nonprofit organization that helps people faced with the distress of illness and suffering to find comfort and meaning.


Spiritual Care Association Logo

Spiritual Care Association

Spiritual Care Association HCCN’s affiliate, the Spiritual Care Association (SCA), is the first multidisciplinary international professional membership association for spiritual care providers that establishes evidence-based quality indicators, scope of practice, and knowledge base for spiritual care. Click here to learn more about the various SCA membership levels and certification options available.
Clinical Services Logo

Clinical Services at Your Institution

Research studies show that the majority of Americans say that spirituality, in some form, should be an important consideration in health care. Yet 72% of patients note their spiritual needs were minimally met or not supported. With this in mind, we’ve developed innovative ways to help health care insitutions deliver on spiritual care! Click here to learn how HCCN’s expertise in spiritual care and chaplaincy can


Does your hospital provide excellence in spiritual care?
Let everyone know it!

With HCCN’s proprietary three-step process (assess, assist, award), you could receive the prestigious Excellence in Spiritual Care Award. By applying for the award, you’ll undergo a thorough process. Our goal is to advance your spiritual care delivery and enable you to meet the standards for excellence. Click here to learn more.
Excellence in Spiritual Care Award


Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Home

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)

Looking for a quality online CPE program? Our educational partner, the Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT), offers a standardized and evidence-based CPE training program to chaplains and spiritual care providers. To learn more about ICPT’s accredited CPE program, click here.

Educational Opportunities

Whether you’re looking for short online webinars on a myriad of topics or full instructor-led or self-guided courses, we offer many educational and training programs.
Click here to learn more.
Excellence in Spiritual Care Award
Donte Now
Stay Informed