Information about national courses/conferences and application forms

19 September 2017

Introduction to Pastoral Supervision

10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Friends Meeting House, St Giles, Oxford.
Leader – Bob Whorton.
Further details and booking form on the website of the Association for Pastoral Supervision and Education (

September – December 2017

Explorations in Psycho-Spiritual Care 2017

Based in Oxford
A series of personal and professional development workshops for health & social care professionals, counsellors & psychotherapists, chaplains and faith leaders who want to deepen their practice of psycho-spiritual care.

Click here for Information (PDF)
Click here for Booking Form (PDF)

26-28 September 2017

CHCC Annual Conference and Day Conference

“Inside Out”

Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1AU
Developing psychologically informed understanding for better chaplaincy practice.
The 2017 conference aims to help chaplains develop greater self-awareness and understanding by exploring insights from psychology about what might be going on within a pastoral encounter.

Click here for more information including the programme (PDF)
Click here for the booking form (Word)

Click here for more information on the DAY CONFERENCE the programme (PDF)

This year’s CHCC conference is organised jointly by the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals team of chaplains and the Mental Health Chaplains’ Forum.  More details to follow.

10 October and 12 December 2017

Starting out in Health Care Chaplaincy

Based in London
A course designed to introduce prospective Chaplains to the world of Health Care and Chaplaincy
Run by the Network for Pastoral, Spiritual and Religious Care in Health (NPSRCH)

Click here for Course Guide (PDF)
Click here for Course Handbook (PDF)
Click here for Application Form (Word)

14 October 2017

On Being Alive to Death

“The Harbour” 25th Anniversary Conference
Beacons House, University of Bristol
A conference bringing together different approaches to the emotional and psycholgical issues of life-threatening illness

Click here for Infoprmation (PDF)

October 2017 – June 2018

Certificate in Reflective Practice and Pastoral Supervision
Six 2-Day Workshops

Based in Nottingham
This course has been running for six years and is designed for:
▪ Ordained and Lay Ministers
▪ Spiritual Directors and Chaplains
▪ Pastoral Care Team Leaders
▪ Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Clinical Supervisors

Click here for Flyer (PDF)
Click here for Brochure (PDF)

Courses from other providers

Managing Compassion Fatigue in Hospitals – Gerry Jackson in Partnership with CHCC (PDF)
Online Course for Newly Appointed Chaplains – UKBHC (PDF)
Institute for Spirituality, Religion & Public Life – Leeds Metropolitan University (PDF)
Spirituality, Theology and Health – Durham University (PDF)
MA in Pastoral Theology: Health Care Chaplaincy – Cambridge Theological Federation (PDF)
MTh in Chaplaincy Studies – St Michael’s College, Cardiff University (PDF)