Religious Literacy

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.

Building religious literacy and competency is an ongoing process, with a wealth of both self-directed study resources and classroom trainings available. A good starting point is taking a religious literacy self-assessment.