Disaster Chaplaincy

Mar 29 2022

In collaboration with the Faith Sector Community Preparedness Program and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYDIS hosts training summits for NYC clergy and lay leaders. The summit, which features workshops and

Nov 11 2019

This three-day training prepares faith leaders or institutional chaplains to volunteer as disaster chaplains in mass-care settings or to serve as disaster chaplains within their house of worship, religious community or professional institution. The modules demonstrate how diverse religious and cultural practice increases

NYDIS Disaster Chaplaincy Training Profile

Spiritual and emotional impacts of disaster call for skilled response from trusted leaders and care providers. NYDIS trains and credentials disaster chaplains and spiritual care workers to volunteer during crises, at disaster sites, mass care facilities, and points of dispensing.