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    The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (opens in a new window)

    The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE) is a multicultural, multifaith organization devoted to providing education and improving the quality of ministry and pastoral care offered by spiritual caregivers of all faiths through the clinical educational methods of Clinical Pastoral Education.

    ACPE Pacific Region (opens in a new window) (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington)

    Regional Director - The Reverend John H. Moody
    Pacific Health Ministry
    1245 Young Street, Ste 204
    Honolulu, HI 96814
    Phone (808) 591-6556

    The Association of Professional Chaplains (opens in a new window)
    1701 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 311
    Schaumburg, IL 60173
    (847) 240-1014; FAX: (847) 240-1015

    The Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) is an interfaith, professional, pastoral care association of providers of pastoral care endorsed by faith groups to serve persons in physical, mental, spiritual or mental need in diverse settings.

    The Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education (opens in a new window)
    47 Queen's Park Cres. E.,
    Toronto, ON M5S 2C3.
    (416) 977-3700; FAX (416) 978-7821.

    The Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education (CAPPE) is a Canadian national multi-faith organization which is committed to the professional education, certification and support of people involved in pastoral care and pastoral counseling in Canada.

    International Council of Pastoral Care and Counseling (opens in a new window)

    The Council serves as a 'web-like' network of people elected at each International Congress every four years to help promote the reflective practice of Pastoral Care and Counseling throughout the world.

    The Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Sacramento (opens in a new window)

    The Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Sacramento was formed in 1977 to serve the employees of the Sacramento Police Department and the Sacramento Sheriff's Department. Since that time, the agency's vision and ministry has expanded. It has now grown to be one of the most effective programs in the nation, and serves both law enforcement personnel and victims of crime in our community.

    The National Association of Catholics Chaplains (opens in a new window)
    P.O. Box 07473
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207-0473
    (414) 483-4898; FAX (414) 483-6712

    The National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) is a professional association for certified chaplains and clinical pastoral educators who participate in the healing mission of Jesus Christ. We provide standards, certification, education, advocacy, and professional development for our members. Its publication, Vision is issued 10 times per year.

    National Association of Jewish Chaplains (opens in a new window)

    NAJC strives to enhance the kedusha of Jewish Chaplains in order that they may provide quality Jewish, religious, and spiritual care.

    The National Institute for Business and Industrial Chaplaincy (opens in a new window)

    Business/Industrial chaplaincy is an ecumenical counseling ministry to people in business and industry, responding to individual and family needs, as well as work-life concerns such as job stress and career.

    The Pediatric Chaplains Network (opens in a new window)

    Chaplains from a variety of children's health care facilities and organizations are members of the Network. Each year the PCN sponsors a Chaplains Forum designed to offer chaplains an opportunity to share ideas and hear presentations that will enhance their ministry.

    Professional Chaplaincy in Healthcare (opens in a new window)

    The HealthCare Chaplaincy is a multifaith community of professionals committed to the advancement of pastoral care, education and research. They are dedicated to the spiritual care of all persons who are suffering in body, mind and spirit.

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    The Journal of Pastoral Care (opens in a new window)
    1549 Clairmont Road, Suite 103
    Decatur, GA 30033-4635
    (404) 320-0195; FAX: (404) 320-0849

    The Journal of Pastoral Care Publications, Inc. (JPCP) is an independent publishing organization established and supported by various pastoral care organizations. Its mission is to enhance the pastoral arts and sciences by publishing a journal and related materials and by providing communication services in the areas of pastoral care, counseling, and education.

    Professional Chaplaincy

    A joint statement on the role and significance of spiritual care prepared by the five largest healthcare chaplaincy organizations in North America. As a consensus paper, it presents the perspectives of these bodies on the spiritual care they provide for the benefit of individuals, healthcare organizations and communities.