Strategic Partners

The Spiritual Care Association (SCA) proudly partners with organizations and institutions that share our mutual vision of elevating spiritual care through education, advocacy, and the promulgation of evidence-based spiritual care. Together with our partners, SCA seeks to ensure that more people in need receive quality spiritual care in all types of settings, regardless of religious beliefs or cultural identifications.


The Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT) is a multi-faith chaplaincy educational community that strives to expand interdisciplinary educational opportunities while promoting effective communication and collaboration amongst spiritual care providers in health care, prison, military, policy, fire, and religious organizations. To learn more about ICPT, visit their website:


The Association of Certified Christian Chaplains (ACCC) is a chaplaincy community that supports board certified chaplains. ACCC Chaplains serve in health care, businesses, military, corrections, and educations. To learn more about ACCC, visit their website:



The Center for Spiritual Care & Pastoral Formation (CSCPF) is an international community of chaplains, clinical pastoral education (CPE) supervisors, teachers, pastors, psychotherapists, pastoral counselors and spiritual directors. They specialize in accrediting learning centers that educate professional chaplains and teach CPE. To learn more about CSCPF, visit their website:


The Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing, a ministry of Church Health, has been a leader in faith community nurse (FCN) education, consultation, and research for over 30 years. Its mission is to promote the development of high-quality outcomes-based FCN practice as part of an overall health ministry program. To learn more about The Westberg Institute, visit their website:


The National Institute of Business and Industry Chaplains (NIBIC) supports the advancement of spiritual care in the workplace. It has established academic and professional criteria for the practice of this specialized chaplaincy professional. These standards help to ensure that skilled, effective chaplains and every person providing spiritual care, counseling and consultation in workplace settings meet the professional standards. To learn more about NIBIC, visit: