Chaplains throughout history have served in many capacities and venues to include government, the military, law enforcement, corrections, and hospitals.
Some are paid chaplains or chaplains that work in an official capacity or have duties relating to the above venues.
The chaplain’s duty in most of these settings is to provide spiritual counsel and comfort when needed.
>Many chaplains are trained in other specialties to include emergency first responder training in the case of an actual crisis involving life threatening situations.
Chaplains are most important in the event that a crisis has occurred in the work place to provide comfort and consolation to those in need of it.
We at GCU firmly believe in our chaplains and the benefit of having a chaplain or chaplains on staff for the benefit of all.
GCU chaplain understand the value and necessity to follow the facility or organizations chain of command.
Chaplains are a great resource for upper management especially in the area of encouraging positive moral amongst all employees, inmates, or patients.
Chaplains also provide upper management or governmental officials another set of eyes and ears. Chaplains are most beneficial in the area of stress reduction.
Chaplains in stricter environments such as the military, law enforcement – corrections, and hospitals are held to a higher scrutiny and must be above reproach in all matters.
Continuing education is a priority for GCU chaplains, to stay abreast of current changes within their field of service so that they can be more effective in all they do for their employer as well as those under their care and supervision.