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National Institute of Business and Industrial Chaplains
Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Membership

 Renewing Members

If you are a current member who needs to renew their membership, then print and fill out the directory update form and mail it to: 

The Worklife Institute - NIBIC
1900 St. James Place, Suite 880
Houston, TX 77056

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New Members

To become a member of NIBIC and SCA, click the "Join now" button below. 
During the registration process, select the "Professional - Corporate Chaplain" 
to be added to the Corporate Chaplain Division of SCA. 

Use the Promotional code "NIBICSCA2020" when registering.

   

Membership Categories     

NIBIC Board Certified Chaplain (NBCC)


A Board Certified Chaplain in NIBIC meets all the requirements of a clinical member plus: Has one full year of pastoral experience as a clinical member; shows advanced competence in a specialized area of business or industrial chaplaincy; completed professional continuing education annually, demonstrates professional leadership and spiritual care-giving identity; and demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to, NIBIC’s code of ethics. 

Reciprocal NIBIC Board Certification may also be granted to new NIBIC members with current Board Certiication granted from another professional organization that has standards similar to NIBIC's and who is employed in corporate chaplaincy.

Clinical Member

 
A Clinical Member is an ordained or commissioned minister with a Bachelors degree and Master of Divinity degree or equivalent from DOE regional or ATS accreditation, who has been approved or endorsed as a chaplain by his or her faith group, has four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) or equivalent, and (1) is employed as a business or industrial chaplain, or (2) whose job relates to business or industrial chaplaincy.  A clinical member also demonstrates an understanding of and a commitment to NIBIC’s Code of Ethics.

Professional Member

A Professional Member is an ordained or commissioned minister endorsed by his or her faith group and (1) is employed as a chaplain in business or industry, or (2) whose job relates to business or industrial chaplaincy.  A professional member also demonstrates an understanding of and a commitment to NIBIC
’s Code of Ethics.

Associate Member


An Associate Member (1) is not employed in business or industrial chaplaincy, but who is actively exploring such a ministry, (2) or a person who activity supports business or industrial chaplaincy. 


Student Member 


A Student Member is a student at any level of education who is interested in business or industrial ministry as a vocation.

   

Privileges of Membership

Voting privileges and eligibility for election as a director or officeholder in the corporation shall be restricted to clinical and professional members. Affiliates may be appointed by the president or board of directors to serve on committees, on task forces, or in other ways.Other benefits include access to current best-practice standards of spiritual care and the availability of online coursework available through the Spiritual Care Association partnership.

To review a list of Spiritual Care Association member benefits, click here.

Further Informaiton 

To request further information please contact us by:

Email:  nibicdotcom@gmail.com   

 Regular Mail: NIBIC Membership Application
                         1900 St. James Place, Suite 880
                          Houston, TX 77056
           Phone  (713) 266-2456        
                Fax:   (713) 266-0845