State Approval, Members & Accreditation

In accordance with Florida Statute 105.06 (1) 9f), Religious Institutions must submit annually a request for approval to be exempt from governmental oversight. CPEI was authorized on January 26, 2023, by Florida’s Commission for Independent Education to conduct training.

CPEI is an active member of COMISS Network. COMISS serves institutions and faith communities that promote and support collaboration among its member organizations committed to theological and clinical education and the competent practice of interfaith spiritual care through chaplaincy, pastoral counseling, and research in specialized settings.

CPEI is accredited by International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.