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Clinical Pastoral Education

Clinical Pastoral Education is an experiential education program that gives the opportunity for trainees to provide pastoral care and then to reflect on that care in consultation with peers and supervisors. Through this action-reflection model of learning, the trainees develop pastoral skill and competency. The program is very rigorous and requires commitment to 400 hours of ministry during each unit. Hours of ministry may be completed in a variety of settings.

A CPE training program is available to qualified ministers and lay persons.

  • Washington Regional's CPE is a nationally accredited program with the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy.
  • Units of CPE are offered each spring and fall and are scheduled to coincide with the schedule of educational institutions in the area.
  • The goal of CPE is to provide the learner the opportunity to develop pastoral competency and to foster the learner's own self-awareness as a pastoral care-giver. Tools that are used for learning are: didactics seminars, case study seminars, interpersonal relationships group seminars and individual supervision sessions.
  • CPE is available for those who might want to seek a ministry in pastoral care in a variety of settings. Topics include:
    • The Pastor as a Shepherd
    • The Development of Pastoral Identity
    • Pastoral Authority
    • Learning From Patients
    • Stages of Faith
    • Making a Pastoral Diagnosis
    • Ministering to the Terminally Ill
    • Ministering in the ER
    • Grief Ministry
    • Personality Theory
  • Through the process of CPE the learner has the opportunity to become board certified as a: Board Certified Clinical Chaplain, Board Certified Pastoral Counselor, Board Certified Associate Clinical Chaplain, Board Certified Associate Pastoral Counselor, or Board Certified Clinically Trained Minister.
  • A local chapter of The College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy is available for continuing support, growth and development.
  • College and seminary credit may be applied for through the institution of the student's choosing.

The application process begins with completing an application form and having an interview. Applications are available by sending a request to rfuhrman@wregional.com.  For more information, please call the Pastoral Care Department at 479-463-1267.

 



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