2018 Caring for the Human Spirit Conference

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New Orleans

Join your peers at the 5th Annual Caring for the Human Spirit Conference to learn and exchange ideas from some of the most influential leaders in the spiritual care arena and make new relationships with people and organizations that will help you achieve new levels of success in providing compassionate whole person care.

Caring for the Human Spirit Conference is the premier international forum for cutting-edge topics to enhance multidisciplinary teams in spiritual care. The conference is designed to provide spiritual care providers with the skills, best practices, research, that can advance your career and improve optimal care for those in need.




Pre-Conference Intensives

  • Respecting Choices First Steps: Advance Care
  • Building a Successful Chaplaincy Department
  • Board Certification Preparatory Course


Specialty Tracks for Nurses and Social Workers

  • Enhance your spiritual care and knowledge
  • Distinguish unique elements of the spiritual care delivery process
  • Recognize the value of spiritual care in specific care settings


Back by popular demand earn your certificate as a Spiritual Care Generalist

  • Attend in-person all keynote and plenary sessions
  • Attend in-person, four specialty workshops for nursing and social workers
  • Successfully complete our online spiritual care assessment course within 6 months after attending conference


Call for Posters

Submissions for posters for HealthCare Chaplaincy Network's 5th annual Caring for the Human Spirit Conference in New Orleans, LA, April 23-25, 2018, is open. Poster sessions are informal and highly interactive, and allow authors and participants to engage in comprehensive discussions about the presented work from which new collaborations, ideas and solutions can merge. For more information click here for poster session information.


Join the conversations about the integration of spiritual care and health care