Graduates of Upstate's CPE Program who have completed at least one unit are invited to serve as Assistant Chaplains with charting privileges and the opportunity to attend interdisciplinary rounds. Monthly Spiritual Care Grand Rounds are held on topics that contribute to professional pastoral development.
CPE Alumni who have four or more units of training are invited to serve as Associate Chaplains and are considered voluntary staff. Associate Chaplains may join a monthly Clinical Pastoral Consultation group to prepare and present certification materials in anticipation of going before one of the national certifying boards.
Upstate Clinical Pastoral Education Alumni Facebook Group
The Upstate CPE Alumni Facebook Group is a place where alumni can receive announcements, updates, event information, connect with each other and share other pertinent information.
Chaplain interns graduate from Clinical Pastoral Education program at Upstate
Chaplain interns Eric Haynes and Jorge Ramirez, recent graduates of Upstate’s Clinical Pastoral Education Program, describe their experiences in the nationally accredited program that includes clinical experiences in addition to instructional hours as they learn the art of spiritual care.
CPE in the NEWS
Upstate program forms spiritual caregivers
Read the full article in the Catholic Sun.