Clinical Pastoral Education at Bukal Life Care


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Review of Clinical Pastoral Education at Bukal Life Care (CPSP-certified) in Baguio City, Philippines

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Clinical Pastoral Education at Bukal Life Care

  2. 2. Vision: To foster communities of healing, hospitality, andwholeness.Mission Statement: To assist individual and communitytransformation and healing through counseling, training,medical care, and community development in thePhilippines.
  3. 3. Rev. Delrio Jamandre, UCCP Minister"CPE is a great experience for meas a minister. It helped me dealwith my feelings as a person. CPEis not only to gain skills incounseling but most especially toreally know ourselves, our innerbeing." 
  4. 4. Sister Monica Tuguinay, SIHM"Two of my great learnings fromCPE: Learning more and more aboutmyself,  … and to understand morethe other rather than focusing onmyself; another is giving morequality time to listen to peopleespecially the sick"
  5. 5. Joan Guzman Dangkiw, Church YouthCoordinator“CPE led me to recognize some ofmy strengths that were unknownto me before...Now I am moreattached with myself and mycreator. All glory to God!” 
  6. 6. Alfredo “Peter” Dela Cruz, Jr.  PBTSSeminarian, Irisan Children in Crisis Program "My upbringing and environmentunconsciously made me think andbelieve that I was good for nothing.Through the CPE structure and groupdynamics, I came to appreciate the wayGod made me. ... Many thanks toBUKAL for this unique training."
  7. 7. Jehny Pedazo, RN, BUKAL staff“I committed myself to pastoralcounseling because I know what itfeels like to be in great need ofguidance yet ignorant and fearfulabout who to approach and trust….  ”
  8. 8. Zekotsolo Wezah, M.Div., PBTSM.Div.graquate, Missionary in the U.S.“Taking CPE has not changed my faithas a believer but it has widened myperspective..”
  9. 9. Sister Crispina Abluyon, SIHM"I thought that at [age] 70, it was timefor me to relax. Thank God for CPE! Ithas enriched me for a wholesome andmore meaningful ministry."
  10. 10. Christina Fagkas, Saint Andrews SeminaryTheological Seminary"I learned to overcome my fear ofheights... overcome my shyness,overcome my lack of confidence andlearn to mingle with others"
  11. 11. Joyce  D. Gray, M.Div.Supervisor, Clinical Pastoral Education" What a joy it has been for me towitness men and women find peacewithin themselves… and most especiallyto be connected to the Object of theirfaith"
  12. 12. TOPICS COVERED:1. Mission of CPE under the BUKAL life program2. Accreditation, Background of CPSP3. Short Background and history of CPE4. CPE organizational set-up5. The CPE process6. Training/Tuition Fees7. Questions and Answers
  13. 13. Mission (BUKAL CPE) • To foster an experienced basedtheological• education combining thepractice of pastoral• care with qualified supervisionand peer group• reflection grounded in a personcentered• approach to religious ministry.
  14. 14. AccreditationAdopts the standards and is accredited by the College of PastoralSupervision and Psychotherapy (CPSP) of New York, USA.About CPSPThe College of Pastoral Supervision & Psychotherapy is a theologically based covenant community,dedicated to "Recovery of Soul."CPSP offers the following:Accredited training and credentialing for Pastoral Psychotherapy. Credential is certification as Diplomatein Pastoral Psychotherapy.Accredited training and credentialing for Pastoral Supervision. Credential is certification as Diplomate inPastoral Supervision.Accredited training and credentialing for Pastoral Counseling. Credential is certification as PastoralCounselor or Associate Pastoral Counselor.Accredited training and credentialing for Clinical Chaplaincy. Credential is certification as Board CertifiedClinical Chaplain or Board Certified Associate Clinical Chaplain.
  15. 15. History of CPE• Clinical PastoralEducation waspioneered in the US inthe 1920’s by AntonBoisen, Richard Cabot,and Helen FlandersDunbar
  16. 16. Reverend Anton Boisen,father of the ClinicalPastoral Educationmovement, placedtheological students insupervised contact withpatients in mental hospitals.His innovative educationalprogram broughtdisciplined training to thehistorical connectionbetween faith and mentalhealth.
  17. 17. Richard Cabots efforts todefine the physicians,as well as the healthcare systems, role inhuman well-being,presaged medicinescurrent attempts toemphasize the socialcontext of the patient.the American College of Physicians
  18. 18. In the 1930s, when theories of dynamicpsychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and therelationship between medicine andpsychiatry were still in flux, Helen FlandersDunbar carved a theoretical niche forpsychosomatic medicine--a holistic,organismic niche.She established the Journal ofPsychosomatic Medicine, serving as its chiefeditor from 1938 to 1947, and, in 1942 wasinstrumental in founding the AmericanPsychosomatic Society.
  19. 19. History –CPE in Baguio &BUKAL Lifetraces its roots with the CPE Programof the Philippine Baptist TheologicalSeminary which was pioneered byDr.Alfredo Cabrera in the 90’s and waslater revived by Dr. Anne Windus inthe year 2001.In the year 2009, Rev. Aguirrewas given the privilege tomanage the center andsought accreditation with theCollege of PastoralSupervision andPsychotherapy (CPSP) ofNew York, USA.Rev. Debbie Miller, an APCcertified Chaplain directed thecenter in 2006 and was assistedby Rev. Joel S. Aguirre anotherACPE trained chaplain.In June 2010, the BUKAL Life Care andCounseling Center was incorporated withPhilippine Securities and ExchangeCommission- an ecumenical institution, whichpartners with all faith traditions forthe advancement of professionalchaplaincy and pastoral care.
  20. 20. Republic Act9258CPE Organization Set-upCLINICALCHAPLAINSUPERVISORSCLINICALCHAPLAINSCPETRAINEESCPSPNew York PhilippineBaptistTheologicalSeminaryBUKALLife Care andCounselingCenter GoverningTrainingSupervisors
  21. 21. Governing Training Supervisors• Rev. Dr. Raymond Lawrence is thefounding secretary of the ClinicalPastoral Supervision andPsychotherapy.• a minister for 50 years, first as aMethodist and later as anEpiscopalian.• engaged in training clergy in the artand science of pastoral counselingand psychotherapy since 1969
  22. 22. Governing Training SupervisorsRev. Dr. Cesar Espinedais a pastoral psychotherapist, clinical theological, andeducator in private practice in Manhattan, New York.He holds a Master of Philosophy in ecuminical studies, apost graduate degree City and a Doctor of Philosophydegree in administration and supervision and a Master’sdegree in Sacred of Theology (Union TheologicalSeminary, New York)He had an Advance Professional Diploma in religion andreligious studies, and Master of Arts in pastoral counseling(Fordham University, New York )He is Currently affiliated with the GoodShepherd Church, an American Catholic Community, inthe Diocese of California, USA. He is a Diplomate of Pastoral Supervsion and Psychotherapywith College of Pastoral Supervision and Pschotherapy(CPSP), the Vice-President for External Affairs of BUKAL LifeCare and Counseling Center and the Oversight Director ofCPSP Philippines.
  23. 23. The CPE Process• Trainees experienced a variety of opportunities to reflect ontheir cultural clinical experience with supervisors, peers andother professions. The primary components of CPE focuslearning in three areas:Pastoral Competence:• Through case presentations of pastoral visits, group life,topical didactics and individual supervision with a CPESupervisor.Professional Competence:• Through professional presentation and supervised practiceopportunities offered by a CPE Supervisor, pastoral care staffand other interdisciplinary professionals.Conceptual Competence:• Through individual and group focused theological reflectionon life-based experience.
  24. 24. INTENSIVE CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATIONPROGRAMA twelve week program minimum of 400 hours of supervised ministryand training.The CPE trainee will spend eight hours per week in group learning, and20-30 hours per week in the church/hospital providing pastoral careand counseling to patients, their families and staff. Each student will have 10 hours of individual supervision during thecourse. The weekday group time will include: clinical presentations,topical seminars, and a group process seminar each week. Trainees receive one unit of CPE credit, the clinical work may betransferred to certain seminaries for the pursuit of advancetheological degrees ( B.Th., M. Div., etc), and an accreditation withthe College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy (CPSP),
  25. 25. EXTENDED CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATIONPROGRAM16-26 weeks week program minimum of 400 hours of supervised ministry andtraining.The CPE trainee will spend 4 hours per week in group learning, and 13.7 hoursper week in the church/hospital providing pastoral care and counseling topatients, their families and staff.Each student will have 10 hours of individual supervision during the course. Theweekday/END group time will include: clinical presentations, topicalseminars, and a group process seminar each week. Trainees receive one unit of CPE credit, the clinical work may be transferred tocertain seminaries for the pursuit of advance theological degrees ( B.Th., M.Div., etc), and an accreditation with the College of Pastoral Supervision andPsychotherapy (CPSP).
  26. 26. Intensive UnitThe intensive unit is best for student interns or for those whoare able to fully invest of their time in CPE.Extended UnitThe extended unit is the same in everyway as the Intensiveunit, except that the schedule is spread over a longer period oftime. It is useful for professionals who do not have the optionto invest full-time in CPE.Half UnitSome trainees prefer to take a half unit. This is especially usefulfor those involved in theological schools or denominations thatrequire CPE training experience, but do not require a full unit. Ahalf unit typically takes approximately 6 weeks.
  32. 32. FEESFull UnitStandard Training Fee: P15,000Half UnitStandard Training Fee: P9,500Does not include Food, Lodging, andTransportation
  33. 33. Thank you for listening..•Q & A portion