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Session 3


Profile of a Sports Chaplain & Code of Conduct

Please download and carefully read the training material in the pdf and watch the video.

The aims of this session are:

  • To create an understanding of what a Sports Chaplain is and does:

    • What kinds of challenges do they face?

    • What kind of environment do they work in?

    • What kinds of sportspeople will they meet?

    • What kinds of crises will they encounter?

    • How can they meet the needs of the athlete?

  • To present a model for holistic development of a Sports Chaplain, which can also be used in serving Christian sportspeople

  • To provide a Code of Ethics, a Standard of Conduct, and a Statement of Values for Sports Chaplains to follow so that they are trustworthy and accountable.