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The Acpe Academy

  1. 1. The ACPE Academy for Continuing Education
  2. 2. The ACPE Academy for Continuing Education <ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Rev. Dr. Teresa E. Snorton, ACPE Executive Director </li></ul><ul><li>Rev. Deryck Durston, ACPE Associate Director </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Richard Thorne, Thorne Consulting </li></ul>
  3. 3. Association for Clinical Pastoral Education Inc. <ul><li>We are …. </li></ul><ul><li>A multicultural, multi-faith organization devoted to providing education and improving the quality of ministry and pastoral care offered by spiritual caregivers of all faiths through the clinical education methodology. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Our Mission Statement <ul><li>The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE) is a professional association committed to advancing experience-based theological education for seminarians, clergy and lay persons of diverse cultures, ethnic groups and faith traditions. We establish standards, certify supervisors and accredit programs and centers in varied settings. ACPE programs promote the integration of personal history, faith tradition and the behavioral sciences in the practice of spiritual care. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our Vision Statement <ul><li>As the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. we will be distinguished as the premier provider of clinical pastoral education and recognized by the United States Department of Education: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Encouraging creative response to the changing context of spiritual care in the communities we serve; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modeling professional competence , integrity and high ethical standards; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustaining a welcoming organizational culture in which members are encouraged to learn and grow ; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embracing diversity, collaboration, and accountability on a national and international level ; and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prophetically advocating for excellence in pastoral education and the practice of spiritual care. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. ACPE 2010: Into the Future <ul><li>In the Spring of 2006, the ACPE Board adopted Five Strategic Initiatives, which were identified through a process involving feedback from our membership </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Strategic Initiatives <ul><li>#1 Contextual and Pastoral Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create standards and accreditation processes to support innovation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Begin new centers in diverse settings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporate new developments in educational theory </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Relate to field educators and seminary faculty including The Society for Pastoral Theology and Association of Theological Field Educators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Perform research on best practices and distant learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Support publications in the field of clinical pastoral education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate multicultural competencies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>#2 Supervisory Education and Certification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increase number of supervisory education students </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Support centers and students doing supervisory education with resources and money </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Initiate and organize educational events at conferences and regional meetings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be a resource for consultation in program start ups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate and enhance certification process </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate multicultural competencies </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The Strategic Initiatives <ul><li>#3 Development and Fund Raising </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Initiate and implement a Capitol Campaign </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop new markets and publics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain and update the strategic plan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>#4 Multicultural and International Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recruit students (international and underrepresented US Populations) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Establish new centers outside US </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborate with ACPE’s REM Network and International Network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide resources for multicultural education </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Our Strategic Initiatives <ul><li>#5 Organizational Relationships in Pastoral Care </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinate relationships with judicatories, faith groups, cognates, JCAHO, COC, COMISS etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organize Joint Conference every 10 years </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Legislative initiatives as needed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinate responses to disasters </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. The New Generations Project <ul><li>In Fall 2008, the ACPE Board approved the New Generations Project to support the development of </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Traditional Programs of Clinical Pastoral Education, Encouraging Creativity and Innovation and Investing in our Future </li></ul><ul><li>Focus Areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community and Urban Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Under-represented Cultural & Faith Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supervisory Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Training and Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Concerns and Disaster Response </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACPE Leadership Academy </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. The ACPE Academy for Continuing Education has been created to implement these strategic initiatives and projects:
  12. 12. The ACPE Academy for Continuing Education Leadership Forum Center for Management Studies Center for the Supervisory and Teaching Arts Institute for International CPE
  13. 13. <ul><li>Let’s look at each of the program areas separately and the courses being envisioned for each: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Leadership Forum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Center for Management Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Center for the Supervisory and Teaching Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Institute for International CPE </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. #1 – Equipping ACPE leadership and members LEADERSHIP FORUM Accreditation Certification Professional Ethics General Leadership
  15. 15. Leadership Forum <ul><li>Accreditation </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation to Live Text (Nov 09) </li></ul><ul><li>Site Team Chair Training (Nov 09) </li></ul><ul><li>Investigator Training for Processing Educational Complaints (Nov 09) </li></ul><ul><li>Your Role as an Accreditation Commission Chair Member </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation to the Accreditation Process </li></ul><ul><li>Serving on a Site Team </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing for a Site Visit </li></ul><ul><li>Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation to the Regional Chair Job Description (Nov 09) </li></ul><ul><li>Reading and Evaluating Position Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Presenters’ Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Your Role as a Certification Commission Member </li></ul>
  16. 16. Leadership Forum (continued) <ul><li>Professional Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Your Role as a Professional Ethics Commission Member </li></ul><ul><li>Investigator Training for Processing Ethics Complaints (Nov 09) </li></ul><ul><li>General Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation to the Changes in the 2010 Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation for Board Members </li></ul><ul><li>The ACPE Multicultural Competencies </li></ul><ul><li>(done in 07 and 08) </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity Training with various titles </li></ul>
  17. 17. #2 Equipping Pastoral Leaders CENTER FOR MANAGEMENT STUDIES 100 Series For new pastoral leaders 200 Series For experienced pastoral leaders 300 Series For seasoned pastoral leaders
  18. 18. Center for Management Studies (CMS) <ul><li>For Supervisory Education Students and newly certified Supervisors </li></ul><ul><li>For All CPE Supervisors </li></ul><ul><li>For Department Heads </li></ul><ul><li>For Pastors and church staff </li></ul><ul><li>For managers/leaders in many disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Face-to-face Seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Website </li></ul>
  19. 19. #3 Equipping CPE Supervisors & Pastoral Educators Center for the Supervisory and Teaching Arts Supervisory Theories The Practice of Supervision in the Pastoral Arts
  20. 20. Center for the Supervisory and Teaching Arts (CSTA) <ul><li>Supervisory and Educational Theories & Concepts </li></ul><ul><li>i.e. Accelerated Supervisory CPE for Pastoral Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Group Theory Seminars </li></ul><ul><li>The Practice of Supervision </li></ul><ul><li>in the Pastoral Arts </li></ul><ul><li>i.e. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating A CPE Curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing Effective Evaluations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. #4 Institute for International CPE (IICPE) <ul><li>ACPE Supervisors to other countries </li></ul><ul><li>International persons seeking certification or supervisory mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>ACPE International Student Visitor Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Orientation Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support and Networking after CPE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ACPE Students doing CPE abroad </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>This is a bold move on the part of the ACPE shifting its identify from being an administrative entity to also be a program entity. </li></ul><ul><li>We are excited about these developments and the ways in which the emerging ACPE Capital Campaign being led by the Foundation for CPE will support the Academy. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>“ Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing the time. Action with vision is making a positive difference.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joel Barker </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joel Barker was the first person to popularize the concept of paradigm shifts for the corporate world. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>ACPE Academy for Continuing Education </li></ul><ul><li>Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE) </li></ul><ul><li>1549 Clairmont Rd, Suite 103 </li></ul><ul><li>Decatur, GA 30033 </li></ul><ul><li>Phone 404-320-1472 Fax 404-320-0849 </li></ul><ul><li>email: acpe@acpe.edu </li></ul>

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