National Courses Available

27th - 28th September 2022 - Sippy Downs - QLD

Chancellor State College Primary Library – 8 Scholars Drive, Sippy Downs 4556

Book into the QLD course here!

Download QLD information flyer here

7th & 8th November 2022 - NSW - Macquarie Hills

Macquarie Life Church, 127 Macquarie Rd – Macquarie Hills  2285

2 great sessions packed with information and engagement with a panel of professional Chaplains & Supervisors who will answer questions and speak from their vast experience. As well as special guest Ps Susan Marcuccio the National Supervision Director for Chaplaincy Australia.


Listening Skills – Workshopping around the following thoughts…

Setting the Scene (creating the environment)

The Power of the Pause

Removing the Cape (Empowerment)

Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Profound Prescence 

Self-Care Practices

Mandatory Reporting – Key Facts for Pastors & teams

Panel – Q & A 


Vicarious Trauma/Compassion Fatigue

How can CA help in a Crisis?

Q & A with Panel – Answering some tough questions such as…

How do they protect themselves from Vicarious Trauma / Compassion Fatigue?

What are the Spiritual Impacts of our work – How do we have buoyancy in our souls & spirits? 

What does the world require of us? 

How do we keep our Focus on Christ when we are exposed to significant needs? 

What does Chaplaincy look like when you can’t openly express your faith in Christ?

Presenter - Pastor Glenise Dedrick

Glenise is an accomplished ACC credentialed minister, with over thirty-five years’ experience in ministry with 10 years experience in Chaplaincy Australia.

She is a national trainer Alphacrucis College in Pastoral Care/Chaplaincy, and is highly skilled in Critical-incident Response, Trauma Reduction, Grief, Loss and Bereavement, and Suicide Intervention training for first respondents.

Glenise’s life’s experiences and leadership gifts equip her to speak with authority, insight and heartfelt understanding as a member of the Chaplaincy Australia Training Team


Topic: Pastoral Health and Wellbeing


1. Complexities around Stress

2. Compassion Satisfaction vs Compassion Fatigue

3. Identifying the signs of Burnout

4. Preparing a Care-Plan

During this session we will cover the topics outlined and explore the value, as leaders, to frequently assess and re-assess one’s own life as we lead and guide others. Self-awareness is having the capacity to remain resolute and stable as we run our race to finish well.

As chaplains and pastoral leaders we have the extraordinary opportunity to influence and guide others and/or members of an organization. Therefore, Improving the skills to thrive in an ever-changing world is paramount to the our health and wellbeing.

This session will also explore your self-care and give attention to any modifications that will enhance or maintain well-being.


Date: Thursday 3rd November 2022

Time: 1.00pm – 3.15pm 

Via Zoom – A link will be sent to all participants

CA Members – $25

Non members – $60

VIC – Professional Development for Chaplains, Pastors and Pastoral Carers


Training Dates

Tuesday 26 July – Module 2 – Building Resilience | Expanding Capacity – Click to book

Tuesday 23 August – Module 3 – Grief Bites | Coping with Loss & Trauma – Click to book


Times:  9am – 3.30pm

Venue: Generations Church | Tatura

295 Dhurringile Road, Tatura, 3616

Cost: CA Members or ACC Pastors $50 | Non-members $100


Training Dates

Saturday 23 July – Module 3 – Grief Bites | Coping with Loss & Trauma – Bookings closed for this module!

Saturday 13 August – Module 1 – Communicate to Connect | Boundaries in Ministry Click to book


Times:  9am – 3.30pm

Venue: Connect Church | Bendigo

35 Solomon St, East Bendigo VIC 3550

Cost: CA Members or ACC Pastors $50 | Non-members $100

Chaplaincy Australia WA Chaplain Retreat!