The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education

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 Eastern Region

Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware

Co-Regional Directors - The Reverend Jo Clare Wilson and Rev. Nancy K. Anderson

ACPE Eastern Region
76 Swarthmore Street
Hamden, Connecticut 06517
Phone (203) 230-8430

The Association of Professional Chaplains

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

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.

The National Association of Catholic Chaplains

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

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

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

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

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.


The Journal of Pastoral Care

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.