School Chaplaincy Is Effective but Could It Be Better?
"Analysis of the data collected in the Valuegenesis II study of 3263 students in Seventh-day Adventist schools, indicates that 63% consider the school chaplain has influenced their development of faith. Further, school chaplaincy is associated with statistically significant positive differences in the levels of Faith Maturity, Christian Commitment, Intrinsic Orientation to Religion, Positive Views of God, Denominational Loyalty and Social Responsibility, being a medium to large effect impacting students lives. The potential of reflective practice to improve the outcomes of chaplaincy in the current context of low levels of job satisfaction and chaplaincy retention is considered."
Mike Parker; Barry Gane; Carola Parker
|Avondale Academic Press|
PO Box 19
Cooranbong, NSW 2265
|Phone: 61 2 4980 2233|
FAX: 61 2 4980 2118
Teach Journal of Christian Education, Volume 9, Issue 1, Page 24
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