Chaplaincy Associations

  • Association of Professional Chaplains – As a national, not-for-profit professional association, APCTM advocates for quality chaplaincy care of all persons, (respecting their diverse cultures, identities, abilities and beliefs) in health care facilities, correctional institutions, long-term care units, rehabilitation centers, hospice, the military and other specialized settings.
  • Canadian Association for Spiritual Care / Association canadienne de soins spirituels – A national multifaith organization which is committed to the professional education, certification and support of people involved in spiritual care and psycho-spiritual therapy
  • ACPE: The Standard for Spiritual Care & Education  – ACPE is the premier, DOE-recognized organization that provides the highest quality Clinical Pastoral Education programs for spiritual care professionals of any faith and in any setting.
  • Chaplaincy Innovation Lab  – The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab supports research, teaching, and the provision of spiritual care in a range of settings. The CIL fosters research and its practical application to improve the provision of spiritual care for all.