Clinical Pastoral Education

Greenwich Hospital’s Department of Spiritual Care offers a Clinical Pastoral Education Program for clergy, seminarians and qualified lay people. This CPE Program is a satellite of the CPE Program at Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT. It is accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., One West Court Square, Suite 325, Decatur, GA  30030.  Phone: (404) 320-1472.

CPE enables the development of ministry skills in a clinical setting through interaction with patients, staff, peers and a supervisor.

The program is for those who wish to:

  • Learn to be more satisfied and fulfilled in ministry in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Enhance self-understanding and interpersonal relationships.
  • Learn new skills in helping the sick and dying.
  • Improve pastoral skills.
  • Understand group behavior.

Who should apply?

  • Religious leaders of all faiths
  • Seminarians
  • Qualified lay leaders

CPE Programs Offered

Fall Extended Unit 2018-19
20-week program
Sept. 20, 2018 – Feb. 14, 2019

Classes meet Thursdays, 8 am - 2 pm
15 clinical hours per week, plus written assignments
Tuition: $600. Scholarships available. 

Summer Unit 2019 
10-week, full-time program
May 28 – August 1, 2019

Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 am - 1 pm
30 clinical hours per week, plus written assignments
Tuition: $600.  Scholarships available.

How to Apply to CPE at Greenwich Hospital 

Download and complete the application and reference form. Mail the completed application and three references to: 

Department of Spiritual Care
Greenwich Hospital
5 Perryridge Road
Greenwich, CT 06830
Phone: 203-863-3146
Fax: 203-863-4555

Qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.