What are the essential elements of a CPE unit?

  • Actual practice of ministry to persons
  • Detailed reporting and evaluation of that practice
  • Pastoral Supervision
  • Process conception of learning
  • Theoretical perspective on all elements of the program
  • Small group of peers in a common learning experience
  • Specific time period
  • Individual contract for learning consistent with the objectives of CPE
  • CPE program conducted under the auspices of an ACPE certified supervisor (faculty) attached to an ACPE-accredited CPE center