CPE Specialization Courses

Specialization Courses (CPE 501-504)

The CPE specialization courses are optional and designed to address one’s interest and develop additional skills and awareness in specific ministry areas. The internship for these courses ought to in an area that engages the focus of the specialization. For example, one that seeks to complete the mental health specialization should identify a behavioral or mental health setting for the internship hour.

Students desiring to complete a CPE specialization for continued integrative theological education and job preparation may apply and enroll in one of the courses.

CPE 500 Course Descriptions

CPE 501 (400 hours)Mental Health and Pastoral Course:
This course prepares individuals to gain the knowledge, skills, and awareness to minister to those receiving care for mental health issues.

CPE 502 (400 hours)Additions and Pastoral Care:
This course prepares individuals to gain the knowledge, skills, and awareness in ministering to those receiving care for additions.

CPE 503 (400 hours)Hospice and Palliative Care and Pastoral Care:
This course in prepares individuals to gain the knowledge, skills, and awareness in providing pastoral care within hospice and palliative care.

CPE 504 (400 hours)Trauma, Intervention, and Pastoral Care:
This course prepares individuals to gain the knowledge, skills, and awareness of providing pastoral care through a trauma-focused lens.