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American Red Cross Training

American Red Cross Fundamentals in Disaster Spiritual Care – Training Course
Wednesday, July 11, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In conjunction with the 2018 APC/NACC Joint Conference
Disaster Spiritual Care (DSC) is now an official internal Activity and Function of the American Red Cross. This resource like Disaster Mental Health and Health Services is activated for local and national disasters including; mass casualty, natural disasters, aviation, transportation, and other requests. This is one of two official courses required to begin as a Red Cross DSC Service Associate. It will enable chaplains to address the Spiritual Care needs of Red Cross clients, staff, and responders in the context of Red Cross disaster relief operations.
Partnering with national humanitarian organizations and cognate partners, our trained network of support is expanding to include a broad network of diverse faith leaders and we deeply value the expertise and experience of Associate and Board Certified Chaplains to support our integrated and collaborative work
If you are interested in supporting the needs of those impacted by disaster and mass casualties, register for this intensive five-hour training. Please note that this is a specialized position and other courses/training will be required for full participation with the American Red Cross.

This workshop is open to chaplains with Board certified and Associate certified status in ACPE, APC, CASC/ACSS, CPSP, ICPC, NACC, NAJC or NAVAC.  

All participants must complete the following by the time of the training session:
  1. Become a Red Cross basic volunteer by registering online at Complete the application and background check, and connect with your local Red Cross chapter.
  2. View a one-hour online Introduction to Disaster Spiritual Care pre-recorded course.
The course is free, but pre-registration is required. To register, please visit the NACC webpage below and fill out the information at the bottom of the page.

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