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Clinical Pastoral Education residents and interns at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center particularly benefit from presentations and individual consultations with faculty, theologians, and experienced psychotherapists who are invested in pastoral formation.

CPE Internship
This part-time, 26-week CPE program is primarily designed for ministers and laypersons who want to improve their pastoral skills and/or explore the possibility of chaplaincy as a vocation.

  • Fall Extended Internship: July – January.
  • Spring Extended Internship: January – July
  • Tuition: $350

CPE Residency I and II
Ordained and lay ministers who are seeking to enhance their ministries or prepare for board-certification, will benefit from this full-time, one-year, three-unit CPE program. A previous unit of CPE is required. A second full-time, one-year CPE program is intended for individuals with a previous year of residency who are seeking board-certification, clinical specialization, and/or are engaged in research relevant to pastoral care.

  • 1st & 2nd Year Residency: August – early September (of following year).
  • A stipend and benefits are offered with these programs
  • Tuition: $350 for 1st unit; $250 for 2nd and 3rd units

Supervisory Education & Training
Supervisory training involves a full-time, three-year commitment to mastering the educational skills, theories, and practice necessary to effectively train individuals from diverse cultures, religions, developmental stages, and styles of being and doing. This program requires a minimum of five previous units of CPE and completion of Level II Outcomes.

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