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Continuing Education Guidelines and Forms



The continuing education program for  maintenance of BCCI certification is designed to develop and promote chaplaincy skills for the board certified chaplain (BCC) and associate certified chaplain (ACC), whether current or provisional.

This program says to patients, clients, colleagues, other professions and the public, that BCCI certified chaplains are committed to developing and maintaining quality professional knowledge and skills. To maintain their certification, individuals must engage in continuing education each year for their professional growth and development.



 
Continuing Education Forms

To complete your continuing education requirements, click the year for which you are providing continuing education hours.

Annual Summary of Continuing Education Hours forms are due by January 31.

Before completing the form, please carefully review the Continuing Education Guidelines and FAQs.

2015

2014





2014


Below is the 2014 Annual Summary of Continuing Education hours form. Save this Word document to your computer, complete the form, attach it to an e-mail and send it to beth@professionalchaplains.org. You may also complete the form, print it out and return it to APC by mail or fax at 847.240.1015.

2014 Annual Summary of Continuing Education Hours Form (DOC)
Use this form for documenting your educational activity for the calendar year 2014.

2014 APC Annual Conference continuing education (CE) credit. Use this  CE guide (PDF) to help you calculate the CE hours you received during the conference.

Please note that you may look up CEs earned through participating in the APC conference or webinars by logging into your profile page and selecting the "My Continuing Education" menu option.

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2015

Below is the 2015 Annual Summary of Continuing Education hours form. Save this Word document to your computer, complete the form, attach it to an e-mail and send it to beth@professionalchaplains.org. You may also complete the form, print it out and return it to APC by mail or fax at 847.240.1015.

2015 Annual Summary of Continuing Education Hours Form (DOC)
Use this form for documenting your educational activity for the calendar year 2015. Beginning in 2015, certified chaplains are required to report at least five hours of research-based continuing education activity. See CE Guidelines and FAQs for more info.

Please note that you may look up CEs earned through participating in the APC conference or webinars by logging into your profile page and selecting the "My Continuing Education" menu option.

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Guidelines & FAQs

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Continuing Education Objectives

The association's guidelines for continuing education seeks to meet the following objectives:
  • Provide opportunities to maintain and enhance the professional knowledge, competency and performance of chaplains.
     
  • Provide opportunites to help chaplains identify personal and professional needs, and receive consultation, support and consel from peers.
     
  • Promote the development of resources and networks for the ongoing personal and professional learning and growth experiences of professional chaplains.

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Continuing Education Requirements

All board certified, associate certified and provisional certified chaplains are required to accumulate at least 50 hours of continuing education (CE) per calendar year through participation in a broad range of educational experiences that relate to professional chaplaincy.

Please note: The associate certified chaplain continuing education requirement changed from 30 to 50 hours of continuing education, starting in 2012 and going forward.

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