Transforming Chaplaincy is a think tank with a mission to promote research literacy in chaplaincy to improve patient outcomes.

By integrating contemporary scholarship into ongoing practice,chaplains can provide better care, educators can prepare chaplains to be more effective in their work, and healthcare administrators and professionals can drive effective institutional change. Our resources give these groups the tools they need to transform chaplaincy in their institutions.


Integrated Mental Health

How can chaplains help integrate mental health with other healthcare services? In this Idea in Brief, Shelley Varner-Perez of the Portland VA Health System  comments on a recent article that any chaplain or researcher working on mental health, especially among veterans, will find useful.


Assessing and Providing for the Psychosocial and Spiritual Needs of Burn Patients

We’re proud to feature the ACPE Research Network Article of the Month. We’re grateful to the Network for sharing its work here and encourage you to take advantage of this valuable resource.