CASC/ACSS is a national multi-faith organization, committed to the professional education, certification and support of people involved in spiritual care, psycho-spiritual therapy, education and research. We provide educational programs for interested persons who are preparing to become professional providers of spiritual care and psycho-spiritual therapy in a variety of institutional and community settings such as health care, corrections, education and private practice.
We also educate those who are preparing for ordained/commissioned religious leadership to have competence in providing spiritual care to their faith communities.
CACS/ACSS is concerned with a holistic approach to health, well-being, and personal development with a special focus on spiritual and religious care.
Members of CASC/ACSS are employed in a variety of ministries and work settings, some of which include:
health care facilities
pastoral counselling centres
prisons and correctional facilities
developmental handicap services