National Institute of Business and Industrial Chaplains Brief Membership Descriptions
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 professional experience as a NIBIC Clinical Member; shows advanced competence in a specialized area of business or industrial chaplaincy; completes 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 Certification granted from another professional organization that has standards similar to NIBIC’s and who is employed in corporate chaplaincy.
An Associate Member (1) is not employed in workplace chaplaincy, but who is actively exploring such a ministry, (2) or a person who activity supports spiritual care in the workplace.
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
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.