Details for Chaplaincy Support in Practice

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: MIN015
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Sharon Clark

Awards offering Chaplaincy Support in Practice

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Recognise the complex wellbeing needs of people accessing chaplaincy services;
  2. Select and apply appropriate Chaplaincy interventions and strategies to the presenting issues of grief and loss, mental health concerns, and individuals at risk of suicide;
  3. Discuss the importance of accountability measures, professional supervision, and referral protocols in chaplaincy practice;
  4. Reflect on the professional wellbeing of the Chaplain.

Subject Content

  • Complexity of common issues and interventions presenting for chaplaincy support
  • Providing grief and loss support
  • Working with people with mental health issues
  • Increasing the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  • Local resources and referral protocols
  • Establishing collaborative relationships with other care providers
  • Personal and professional wellbeing of Chaplains; Professional supervision arrangements

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to face (onsite)
  • eLearning (online)
  • Intensive

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Wellness Instrument (20%)
  • Group Role Play (30%)
  • Interview Analysis (25%)
  • Personal Reflection (25%)