The Chaplaincy Shadowing Program was AASN's first major project. Launched in 2004 its purpose is to give chaplains 'the opportunity to have a companion on the journey and to learn from a respected friend' (Tony Horsley, July 2005). Six chaplains signed on for the first three-year program in 2005. Since then more than 45 chaplains have benefited from the program. Some of the benefits they have identified include:
For further information on ASA's Chaplaincy Shadowing Program click the following link.
In addition you may like to read Philip Goldsworthy's article on the purpose of Chaplaincy Shadowing which was published on pages 12-13 of the December 2014 issue of ASA NEWS and Kirsten Winkett's article, Learning Through Shadowing, which was published on pages 32-33 of the April 2015 edition of the newsletter.