A minimum of four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is required for certification with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC). These units can be from programs accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE), the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC/ACSS), or the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Equivalency for one unit of CPE may be considered. (Standard 301.4)
ACPE Accredited CPE Programs
The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE) is a multicultural, multifaith organization devoted to providing education and improving the quality of ministry and pastoral care offered by spiritual caregivers of all faiths through the clinical educational methods of Clinical Pastoral Education.
CASC/ASCC Accredited Education Centres
CASC/ASCC is a national multifaith organization which is committed to the professional education, certification and support of people involved in pastoral care and pastoral counselling.
USCCB Accredited CPE Programs
The United States Conference of Catholic Chaplains (USCCB) through the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) accredits the following CPE Program:
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care
Spiritual Care Department
333 North Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, TX 78207-3198
CPE Supervisor: Ms. Mary Denise Davis