Foreword - Judith Ragsdale. Preface. 1. Engage the Educational Methods. 2. Embrace the Learning Culture. 3. Become a Process Leader: Pursue the Milestones in CPE Professional Development. 4. Befriend Your Own Spiritual Development - A Phenomenological Theory for CPE. 5. The Limitations of CPE and Applying for an ACPE Program. 6. Meet the Standards - Simplified. References. Index.
Essential primer on using Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) effectively to improve care in clinical settings
Gordon J. Hilsman is a Board Certified Chaplain and CPE supervisor, with over forty years working in hospital, addiction treatment, mental health and hospice settings. He is the author of Spiritual Care in Common Terms.
How to Get the Most out of Clinical Pastoral Education is a
great read for anyone considering the sacred journey of CPE. I
highly recommend it for anyone who has been, is, or ever plans to
be enrolled in a CPE program. -- Rev Dr Amy Greene, Director,
Center for Spiritual Care, Cleveland Clinic Health System Board
Chair 2018-2019, ACPE: The Standard for Spiritual Care and
This book fully describes and demystifies CPE, and it is full of nuggets of wisdom about engaging this unique process of experiential learning. -- Christina Miller, RN, MSN, MDiv Retired Palliative Care Program Coordinator