Accessibility Statement

We are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. To do so, we are actively working with consultants to update the website by increasing its accessibility and usability by persons who use assistive technologies such as automated tools, keyboard-only navigation, and screen readers.

We are working to have the website conform to the relevant standards of the Section 508 Web Accessibility Standards developed by the United States Access Board, as well as the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. These standards and guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. We believe that conformance with these standards and guidelines will help make the website more user friendly for all people.

Our efforts are ongoing. While we strive to have the website adhere to these guidelines and standards, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website. If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage, please contact WebsiteAccess@tenethealth.com so that we may be of assistance.

Thank you. We hope you enjoy using our website.

Skip to Main Content

Pastoral Education Prerequisites

Extended & Summer CPE Information

First Unit Clinical Pastoral Education CPE

Prerequisites: Sufficient theological education or expertise to enable one to benefit from this postgraduate education experience. Ministers, seminary students, youth leaders, ministers of education and music, as well as lay persons are invited to apply. The application process involves the completion of an ACPE application form, a $50.00 application fee, and a screening interview with a qualified interviewer.

First Year CPE Residency

Prerequisites:

  • A complete ACPE application, including a ministry event report
  • Student's and supervisor's evaluation from previous units
  • Payment of $50.00 application fee
  • A personal interview with the CPE staff. One certified unit of Clinical Pastoral Education prior to the residency year is required. Upon acceptance, a student pays a $450.00 confirmation fee applicable toward the first unit of tuition

Extended and Summer CPE

Prerequisites:

  • Theological education or expertise sufficient to enable a student to benefit from this postgraduate educational experience
  • May include ministers, seminarians, and lay persons
  • Completion of the ACPE application form
  • A $50 application fee
  • Screening interview with a qualified interviewer
  • Tuition is $450 per unit. The tuition serves as an acceptance fee due upon invitation by the center

First Year Pastoral Care Residency

Prerequisites:

  • A completed ACPE application
  • Student's and supervisor's evaluation from previous units
  • A $50 application fee
  • A personal interview with the CPE staff
  • The Center requires one certified unit of ACPE CPE prior to the residency year
  • Upon acceptance, a student pays a $450 confirmation fee which serves as first unit’s tuition. Tuition is $450 per unit
  • Stipend is competitive with other CPE programs

Clinical Pastoral Education