Clinical Pastoral Education
Memorial Hermann Health System is accredited by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE) and recognized by the Department of Education, Washington, D.C., and the American Association of Theological Schools.
The ACPE contact information is:
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.One West Court Square, Suite 325Decatur, GA 30030Phone: 404-320-1472Website: www.acpe.edu
To become a Board-Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains, CPE is required. Our program is a theologically based, experiential education program that equips clergy, seminarians and lay people with knowledge and skills to provide spiritual care.Programs How to ApplyCPE Staff
Summer CPE is a 10- or 11-week ministry and training experience. The course of study focuses on ministry formation, development and pastoral skills. It provides clinical education for theological students, clergy and lay persons.Community CPE (extended) is designed for the seminary student, local clergy or lay person who wishes to complete one or more units of training on a part-time basis. These units usually begin in the fall and end in the spring. No stipend is available.CPE Residency is a ministry and training experience designed for the clergyperson or advanced seminarian. It provides a more in-depth learning opportunity for those wishing to increase their pastoral care skills in preparation for parish or institutional ministry. Stipends and employee benefits are provided.Supervisory CPE Residency is a two-year residency for the clergyperson who has successfully completed minimally four units of CPE, has additional pastoral experience and is seeking certification to teach clinical pastoral education. This residency is renewable on a year-to-year basis.
For more information about stipends for residencies and tuition for all programs, contact CPE Registrar Mark Bolt at 713-704-0733.The CPE residency will provide:
As a CPE resident, you will:
The CPE residency may include seminars and other learning opportunities such as:
For summer CPE:
For CPE residency and extended programs:
For supervisory CPE residency:
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For more information and an application, contact:Mark Bolt, CPE RegistrarSystem Clinical Pastoral EducationCullen Bldg., Box 316411 FanninHouston, Texas 77030713-704-0733713-704-5694 FaxE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org