Clinical Pastoral Education Centre

In 2022, the Banyule Network Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Centre is offering online and face-to-face CPE Programs.

Online Clinical Pastoral Care Education Program

3 February – 30 June 2022

The Banyule Network Clinical Pastoral Education Centre is offering an innovative and fully accredited part-time program in 2022 via Zoom.

This program is designed for those who are employed in a medical setting, are a minister of a church or spiritual care practitioner in an aged care facility or are employed in another type of pastoral placement. The program will be offered completely online, allowing applicants to continue in their ministry while receiving the peer and supervisory feedback that is necessary for continuing professional development.

What Will I Study?

Education Days are on Thursdays and consist of sessions including: –

  • Morning Prayer
  • Brave Space
  • Clinical Seminars
  • Reading Case Studies and Conceptual Prayers
  • Individual Supervision & Consultation sessions will also be offered

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Download the application form

Face-to-Face Clinical Pastoral Care Education Program

2 May – 21 November 2022

The Banyule Network Clinical Pastoral Education Centre is also offering a face-to-face fully accredited part-time program in 2022. (Note: this program will move to Zoom, should this be required during a lockdown period.)

What does this Clinical Pastoral Education Unit Offer?

The primary educational resource in this CPE Unit is the provision of up to 90 hours of group work where each participant engages with their peers. Each member of the course will also be required to offer pastoral care to one congregation, worshipping community or program within the Banyule Network of Uniting Churches.

Education Day Components

Education Days are on Mondays and consist of: –

  • Group Meetings
  • Pastoral Care Education
  • Seminars, where students will present to their peers, and
  • Individual Supervision & Consultation sessions

Download the brochure for more information

Download the application form

Online Clinical Pastoral Care Extended Education Program

21 July – 8 December 2022

The Banyule Network Clinical Pastoral Education Centre is also offering an extended 21-week part-time education program via Zoom.

There will be 21 education days concluding with a Graduation on 8 December 2022.

Participants will be required to attend 19 of the 21 education program days including the mid-year and final evaluations. Participants will be assessed on their ability to participate thoughtfully and feelingly in seminars and group discussion in addition to written work.

Education Day Components

Education Days are on Thursdays and consist of: –

  • Morning Prayer
  • Brave Space
  • Clinical Seminars (2 or 3) and time to read case studies and conceptual papers
  • One-hour individual conferences

Download the brochure for more information

Download the application form