- Department planning – sample strategic plan with goals/objectives
Beginning a spiritual care program
- The best place to begin is by going to the COMISS Network website and its Commission for Accreditation of Pastoral Services where you will find the COMISS Network CCAPS Standards for Accreditation of Pastoral Services. These provide the basis for developing a program.
Examples of scope of services
Standards of Practice for Board-certified chaplains
- Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) with the affirmation of the other organizational partners developed in 2009 Standards of Practice (SOP) for Professional Chaplains in Acute Care settings, then added SOP’s for Long Term Care and Palliative Care.
- Most recently in 2015 APC revised these SOP’s, including adding SOP’s for technology and business acumen.
Teaching spiritual screening to associates