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Clinical Pastoral Education Program | VA Atlanta Health Care

Clinical Pastoral Education Program | VA Atlanta Health Care

Who can apply?

Medical Pastoral Training is publish-graduate, expert education and learning for clergy and lay persons who are known as to prepare for pastoral treatment and counseling.

The comprehensive-time, 12 months-extended stipend plans start off every 12 months in Might and involve the students:

  • Be ordained or endorsed to ministry by an permitted endorsing entire body
  • Have finished a Graduate Amount Grasp of Divinity from an authorized and accredited faculty, and
  • Have concluded at least one particular prior unit of CPE (although that can be waived for certain persons).
  • For an Sophisticated Residency specializing in mental wellness chaplaincy, candidates really should have a minimum amount of four prior models of CPE.

The entire-time with no compensation Summer season Intensive software and the section-time Extended CPE program are for both of those community clergy and seminarians. The subsequent Summer time Intense begins in Might and the Extended Course begins in Oct.

The Licensed Educator Applicant (CEC) software is for expert chaplains who are known as to educate and produce chaplains for intuitional ministry options. There are at this time no positions obtainable.

The CPE Software at the Atlanta VA Clinical Centre is accredited to give Level I/II  and Educator CPE by the Association for Medical Pastoral Training (ACPE):

ACPE: The Standard for Non secular Care and Education®
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120  West Trinity Put
Atlanta, GA 30030
Cellphone: 404-320-1472


The dates of our subsequent Summertime Internship (without compensation) will be May perhaps-August 2023 and the Extended Packages (without having compensation) will be October 2023-May 2024. 

The dates of our upcoming Residency and Sophisticated Residency will be May possibly 2023 to May well 2024. The once-a-year Stipend is at the moment $31,813.

Purposes are approved up to two months in advance of the courses begin and may be downloaded below: CPE Application Varieties

Charge: There are no software charges or scholar charges.

For extra data or to apply for CPE at the Atlanta VA Clinical Center, you should get in touch with:

Summertime Intensive and Extended Course:

Jarda Alexander MDiv, BCC, ACPE Licensed Educator

Atlanta VA Wellbeing Care Method

Cellphone: 404-321-6111, ext. 206870                           Electronic mail: [email protected]

Residency / Certified Educator Applicant:

Mary E. Hayes, MDiv, BCC, ACPE Qualified Educator

Atlanta VA Health Care Process

Cellular phone: 404-321-6111, ext. 206870                      E mail: [email protected]