• Clinical Pastoral Education

  • Accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education Inc. (ACPE), the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program at Littleton Adventist Hospital provides a professional, theological education for our pastoral staff, spiritual care team and others who are interested in serving through this type of ministry. Studies include all faith backgrounds and prepare students for situations they may face with patients in crisis.

    Much of the ACPE educational emphasis is on pastoral formation, competence and reflection while promoting personal growth to allow for deeper professional relationships. Some of the educational topics offered include:

    • Advance Directives
    • Behavioral Health
    • Dying and Death
    • Empathy & Compassionate Care
    • Family Systems Theory
    • Grief, Loss and Mourning
    • Healing and Meaning
    • Medical Ethics
    • Palliative Care
    • Spiritual Assessment
    • Trauma and Crisis Care
    • Worship and Ritual

    Types of CPE Programs:
    *Stipends available

    Level I CPE
    Summer intensive, extended units and twelve month residency*

    Level II CPE
    Twelve month residency* and extended units

    Supervisory CPE
    Extended residency with annual renewal of education contract*

    Program Links
    ACPE application

    Other Centura Health ACPE Programs
    Penrose St. Francis Hospital
    St. Anthony North Hospital
    St. Anthony Central Hospital

    The Centura Health CPE Site at Littleton Adventist Hospital is accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education. 

    ACPE, Inc .
    1549 Clairmont Road, Suite 103
    Decatur, GA 30033


    We extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people in our communities.

    For more information about Littleton Adventist Hospital's CPE program, contact:

    Rev. Dr. Judith S. Roska
    Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor
    Littleton Adventist Hospital/Centura Health
    7700 S.Broadway
    Littleton, Colorado 80122
    www.centura.org or mylittletonhospital.org

    Centura Health Systems CPE Center is accredited to offer Level I, Level II and Supervisory Education by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, 1549 Clairmont, Suite 103, Decatur, GA 30033 Tel: 404/320-1472  Fax: 404-320-0849 acpe@acpe.edu

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