Requirements for CPE
at PHM (minimum) for all CPE levels:
Bachelor's Degree or
One or more years of
theological training (preferred)
Aptitude for care giving
and cross cultural ministry
Admission interview by
Pacific Health Ministry
Program is 53 weeks, usually
begins late August.
listed above, PLUS
Successful completion of
one unit of CPE
Support by an
appropriate religious group's judiciary body
EXTENDED CPE UNIT:
Pre-scheduled Program (varies upon start date of unit) for 26
SUMMER CPE UNIT:
Pre-scheduled Program (varies upon start date of unit) for 11
SUPERVISORY CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION:
The Supervisory CPE
Program is a specialized program for persons demonstrating strong spiritual
care abilities and the aptitude to become a clincial pastoral educator (to
supervise CPE programs). Openings for the program are limited and become
available at various times. Persons interested in this program should
check the "Position Openings" section of the PHM website. For more
information, contact the CPE Department at Pacific Health Ministry.
Masters of Divinity
degree or equivalent (consideration is given to alternative processes to becoming
Ordained, licensed or an
cross-cultural ministry and professional adult education
Successful completion of
at least 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education (Level I and II)
Completion of Clinical
Completion of a CPE
application, including all CPE unit evaluations (supervisor evaluations and
student self evaluations)
Interview with the
Center Supervisor and Admissions Committee
We have a continuous
admissions process and accept students for all CPE programs throughout the
year. We encourage early application! Due to the CPE Center's setting, we
receive a large number of applications. Your application will be
considered once ALL application materials and the application fee are received.
Applicants for the Summer CPE Program should apply as early in the fall before
the summer they want to train. Resident applicants should apply as early as
possible, but at least six to twelve months in advance.
for CPE Residency:
should apply as early as a year in advance due to the lengthy visa application
process. Application submissions for international applicants is due at the end
of October (before the following Residency CPE Program). Passports must be
valid for the educational period for which the international applicant is
applying for. A copy of passport should be attached with application materials.
For inquiries or questions regarding international application submissions,
please e-mail: email@example.com for
is available by contacting the CPE Department at Pacific Health Ministry at
808-591-6556 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
the CPE Application,
including your application summary and all essay-style answers, and e-mail
or mail with a $50.00 application fee (non-refundable)
to Pacific Health Ministry.
- Mailing Address: Pacific
Health Ministry, Attn: CPE Program, 1245 Young Street, Suite 204, Honolulu
HI 96814. E-mail: email@example.com
- Application fees may be paid
online at www.phmhawaii.org or by $50.00 check or money order
payable to “Pacific Health Ministry” mailed to above address.
- All previous CPE evaluations
must be included in the application. (*If you have not had a previous
unit of CPE, please attach your admissions interview summary completed by
a CPE Supervisor or qualified admissions interviewer who is
knowledgeable in ACPE standard and guidelines.)
- An acknowledgement will be sent
when we receive your application. If
you receive no response, please contact the office at 808-591-6556 to ask
if your application has been received.
- Should additional information
be required, you will be contacted for specific materials.
- Reference forms will be
e-mailed to three persons listed as references on application form.
- The Admissions Committee
evaluates CPE applications, arranges interviews and makes final student
selections. Persons are selected to create a diverse training group.
- You will be notified as soon as
possible after a final decision about your application.
- Tuition for one-unit of CPE is $3000.00.
Ministry is Accredited by
The Association of
Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE)
One West Court Square, Suite
Decatur, GA 30030