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A Chaplain Practitioners is an independent Practitioner that help people as Spiritual, Health, counselors, and marriage and family therapists help people manage their diseases, sickness, demonic oppression or overcome mental and emotional disorders and problems with their family and relationships.
Quick Facts: Chaplain Practitioners are Spiritual Coaches, Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists
2012 Median Pay
$100,000 to 200,000 per year
$225 per hour
Internship or Master’s degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation
Internship/through the National Chaplain Practitioners Association
Number of Jobs, 2015Unlimited
Job Outlook, 2015-22
80% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2015-22
What Chaplain Practitioners Do
A Chaplain Practitioners is an independent Practitioner who contracts with individual families and other institutions such as hospitals, the military, hospice care, nursing homes, senior care facilities, and even religious schools who generally uses the services of a chaplain, or one who works for one of these entities and has a private practice on the side who contracts with the rest of these entities. The Chaplain Practitioners offers to offer religious or faith-based counseling to those in need. As a chaplain, your job may require some amount of travel, visit the sick, imprisoned or dead. The job may be very emotional and all material should be considered confidential and highly sensitive.
The job also requires the practitioner to provide: life coaching, health coaching, counseling and marriage and family therapies in order to help people manage and overcome spiritual, mental and emotional disorders and problems with their: health, employment, family and relationships which are caused by negative spiritual attacks and worldly negative influences. They listen to clients and ask questions, to help the clients understand their problems and develop strategies to improve their lives.
Chaplain Practitioners takes spiritual holistic approaches to help others achieve good health and wellness. Some Practitioners offer other services and specializations to their clients such as: Neurofeedback, Herbal Holistic Health. Nutritional Weight Loss Therapy, and Hearing Aid services.
How to Become a Chaplain Practitioner
Enroll in an approved program by the National Chaplain Practitioners Association and apply for an internist license which allows an individual to practice while they meet the educational requirements for a full license. The educational requirements for a full license are:
1.24 classroom hours of core courses taken in a three-week boot champ that allows a practitioner to start practicing while the other requirements re-meet through continuing education. Boot Camps are offered during the week or on Saturdays.
2.Continuing Education 1: 24 hours of basic studies from the United States regionally accredited College
3.Continuing Education 2: Completion of the National Chaplain Practitioners Association core courses, one course Issued monthly.
4.After completion of educational requirements, the practitioner receives a doctorate degree
in Chaplaincy from the Mantle College School of Independent Chaplaincy.
Chaplain Practitioners are Spiritual Coaches, Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists who can earn on the average $150.000 a year. If The Chaplain Practitioner has a contract with a Doctor’s office, Hospital, Prison, Hospice or Nursing facility and is in private practice with a specialty; such as weight management, neurofeedback, can earn upwards of 250,000 a year.
Chaplain Practitioners which are Spiritual Coaches, Health Counselors and Marriage and Family therapists is projected to grow 98 percent within the next two years, which much faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected.
Compare the job duties, education, job growth, and pay of mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists with similar occupations.
More Information, About Education and Training
Introduction to the Christian World View
Theo- 300 Theopathic Homeostasis 3 - hours
Theo 301 Emotional Realignment 3 - hours
Theo 302 Theopathic Prayer 3 - hours
Theo 303 Theophostic Prayer 3 - hours
Theo 304 Nouthetic Counseling 3 - hours
Theo 305 Psychoneuroimmunology 3 - hours
Theo 306 Direct Neuron Therapy 3 - hours
MIN 501 Program Seminar 3 - hours
BIB 525 Galatians and Romans 3 - hours
MIN 515 Communicating for Transformation 3 - hours
MIN 530 Transnational Leadership 3 - hours
MIN 540 Ministry and Culture 3 - hours
HUM 550 Dynamics of Counseling 3 - hours
MIN 545 Leading with Cultural Intelligence 3 - hours
MIN 550 Practical Application of Pauline Theology 3 - hours
BIB 540 Isaiah 3 - hours
THE 540 Contemporary Theology Perspectives 3 - hours
THE 560 Studies in Dispensational Theology 3 - hours
MIN 590 MA Thesis 3 - hours