Academic Credit for CPE:

  • When the student is accepted into a program, attach a copy of the prospective on-site supervisor’s acceptance letter or email to the Request for Academic Credit for CPE form and deliver the documents to Dr. Pak.
  • To download the REQUEST FOR ACADEMIC CREDIT form go to the following link: Academic Credit Request Form for CPE
  • This form must be submitted to the Field Ed Office prior to the CPE course.
  • At the end of the CPE course, the student must submit a copy of their completion letter or CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION to the Field Ed Office.
  • Students enrolled in an extended CPE program should have their on-site supervisor send a brief interim report to Dr. Pak during the month of January.
  • Union gives up to 6 academic credits towards one unit of CPE with prior approval of Prof. Su Yon Pak and with the completion of the prerequisite, PS 110. Afterwards, students can continue to do CPE without academic credit.
  • For further details about the possibility of meeting field education requirement through CPE, see the entries for FE/PS 363-364 or FE/PS 366Q in the Course Catalog.


CPE Resources

Directory of accredited CPE centers is available at:


ACPE Directory of Accredited Centers


Further links to CPE opportunities:


College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy

Center for Pastoral Education at Jewish Theological Seminary 


Link to information regarding Chaplaincy


Chaplaincy Innovation Lab  

American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC)

Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)

National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) 

Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC)

Wellspring Chaplaincy Initiative  



CPE Openings
Name Owner Date  
Prison Focused CPE at Park Avenue Christian Church   Lisa Simon 12/9/2021 4:44:22 PM    
The program starts on Jan. 12, 2022! Register today for the next Certificate Course in CPE. The course is designed to provide aspiring chaplains and spiritual caregivers of all faiths the skills required forpastoral care and prepares you for residency. This five-month course will start January 12, 2022 and end in May 16, 2022. Classes are twice a week, for three hours. The accelerated Summer course begins in June 2022. Classes run twice a week for three hours.

Mount Sinai Hospitals Summer '22 CPE Program   Lisa Simon 12/9/2021 4:39:55 PM    
The Center for Spirituality and Health at Mount Sinai is accepting applications for their 10-week in-person Summer 2022 CPE program. You can begin applying now.

Hampton VA Med. Center Extended CPE in N. Carolina   Lisa Simon 11/15/2021 1:55:52 PM    
The Hampton VA Medical Center CPE Extended Internship is a 16-week training period for individuals seeking an introduction to the profession of spiritual care. This program is designed to equip students with the experiences and resources needed to care specifically for the health challenges our Veterans face. The training is offered each winter/spring and provides one unit of 400 training hours that are certified through the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education.

Roper St. Francis Charleston SC CPE 2021-22   Lisa Simon 10/1/2021 10:08:48 AM    
Roper St. Francis (RSF) is the South Carolina Lowcountry’s only private, not-for-profit healthcare system. The 657-bed system consists of 95 facilities and services in seven counties. We offer Level 1, Level 2 and Supervisory CPE There is an Application fee of $35. The CPE program, is an integral element of our CPE, and students are assigned clinical responsibilities at system facilities and at sites throughout the community. Our CPE provides unique opportunities for clinical exposure, ministering experiences and a wide range of learning opportunities. A broad mix of faith backgrounds offers a strong ecumenical dimension to the CPE program. Charleston has a thriving arts and culture scene, and 90 miles of sandy beaches. A stipend may be available for CPE Full-Time Units. Competitive Stipend & benefits are available for the CPE Residency Program. Contact: Rev. Yhanco Monet, D. Min, BCC, ACPE Associate Educator Email CPE application to:; Call to inquire: (843) 402-2854

NY Presb Chaplain Residency & All CPE Programs   Lisa Simon 9/21/2021 11:45:05 AM    
There is a 1/3/22 opening for a Chaplain Resident at New York-Presb. Hospital. Detailed information and application available at Clinical Pastoral Education | NewYork-Presbyterian ( Application deadline is 10/15/21 Contact with interest. Other programs open for application are: •Full-Time 12-Month Residency Program (yearlong - begins in August) •Part-Time Extended Internship (part-time fall/spring) •Full-Time Summer Internship (full-time 11 week program)

JTS 2021-22 CPE Extended Unit Applications Open!   Lisa Simon 8/3/2021 10:08:20 AM    
JTS' extended part-time Unit of CPE is now accepting applications. The cohort meetings are Tuesdays 1-5:30pm plus 12 clinical hours. There will likely be both in-person and online options. We have clinical sites in acute care, mental health, eldercare and prison re-entry. Scholarship opportunities are available.

Extended CPE ArchCare/Terrance Cardinal Cooke Fa21   Lisa Simon 7/6/2021 1:24:03 PM    
Current Program: 2021-22 Fall Extended Unit: October 12, 2021 – March 15, 2022 The CPE class meets by video conference on Tuesdays, 2-7 PM. First and last days of the program are 9 AM to 5 PM at TCC. Clinical rotation is 15 hours per week Students participate in an on-line, interactive CPE unit (5 hrs. per week) that requires written and video participation for class and individual sessions. There is also 15 hours per week of clinical visitation time. Students will be expected to visit patients in person at TCC or at a facility served by ArchCare.

CPE at NYU Langone Health Fall '21 & Summer '22   Lisa Simon 6/21/2021 10:50:49 AM    
NYU Langone Health is an academic, acute care hospital for the NYU School of Medicine. NYU has offered clinical pastoral education (CPE) since 1985 and CPE programs are currently offered at the Tisch-Kimmel Medical Center in Manhattan with additional site placements at NYU Langone- Brooklyn. CPE students have access to patients in acute and critical care situations. The CPE program has a depth of faculty who participate in the didactics as guest subject matter experts. Also, the program attracts a diversity of students from the numerous seminaries in the area and the many religious communities that are found in New York City. Within the Spiritual Care Department are chaplains of various religious backgrounds who provide opportunities for mentorship and further professional learning. Our CPE students provide multi-faith spiritual care to diverse patients and their loved ones in the inpatient and outpatient setting.

Fall 2021 CPE New Jewish Home - Starts October!   Lisa Simon 6/8/2021 10:57:01 AM    
The New Jewish Home will offer a part-time extended CPE unit internship in 2021-2022. The program runs for 30 weeks, October through May. As an ACPE accredited program, it requires a minimum of 400 supervised hours of spiritual care practice and learning. Clinical work is 10-12 hours a week with patients and residents in long term care and post-acute rehab. Clinical placements are available at our Manhattan campus, however each week includes a required educational seminar. This is a hybrid program (in-person & online) designed to fit the busy schedules of people who are employed and/or in graduate school.

CPE Residency w/LBGTQ & Intersectional Focus   Lisa Simon 2/11/2021 1:55:54 PM    
Residency Position in Intersectional LGBTQ Advocacy. Hebrew SeniorLife in Boston is offering a single CPE residency position focusing on LGBTQ elders and communities of color. Funded by the Carpenter Foundation, the student will do three units of CPE. Their clinical work will include LGBTQ education, advocacy, and support across the Hebrew SeniorLife system and in the community, in addition to traditional chaplaincy on an assigned HSL housing campus or medical unit. This position builds on the work of three previous LGBTQ residents in the HSL CPE program, and adds to this scope with HSL’s forthcoming expansion into Boston’s African American community. $40,000 per year plus benefits are offered.
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