2 years
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About this course

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is an opportunity for lay persons, pastors, church leaders and healthcare professionals to get clinical experience as a chaplain in the hospital setting through visitation. It includes the reflective experience using group dynamics with others from different backgrounds and denominations. It is a challenge to go deeper within ourselves and learn and develop skills to go deeper with patients and their families to bring comfort and support to meet their needs.

Entry Requirements

Each applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalent and be in some sort of ministry training, or have been in some type of ministry training. A minimum period of 400 supervised hours; the clinical practice of ministry; detailed reporting and evaluation of ministry; an individual contract for learning; peer group experience and individual consultation.