Centre for Clinical Pastoral Education

Training and supervision in spiritual and pastoral care is offered through the Centre for Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at Peter Mac. The CPE is accredited with the Association for Supervised and Clinical Pastoral Education in Victoria (ASACPEV).

CPE is a program of education and formation for pastoral care practitioners conducted through the Spiritual Care Department. It is a recognised tertiary-level subject within the University of Melbourne's School of Divinity.

Participants in the CPE program develop pastoral professionalism, personal identity and skills through an experiential education process.

Peter Mac accepts both full- and part-time pastoral care internship placements:

FULL-TIME CPE PROGRAM DATES 2018/19
  • Winter 2019 full-time, 11 weeks (1 CPE unit) - Monday, 27 May - Friday, 9 August 2019.  

    Closing date for applications is Friday, 1 March 2019.

  • Spring 2019 full-time, 11 weeks (1 CPE unit) - Monday, 26 August - Friday 9 November 2019. 

           Closing date for applications is Friday, 7 June 2019

  • Summer 2019/20 full-time, 12 weeks (1 CPE unit) Fees $1,750 (inclusive GST) - Monday, 18 November - Friday 7 February 2020.

           Closing date for applications is Friday, 6 September 2019

If you are taking any of these units as a component of your course through the University of Divinity, please contact your course coordinator for the fees.

Please note that there will be no remuneration participating in the Residency Programme and education will not be levied.

PART-TIME CPE DATES 2018/19
  • Extended unit-Semester II 2019 part-time 2 1/2 days a week, 20 weeks (1 CPE unit), Fees $1,750 (inclusive GST) -

           Wednesday 24 July - Wednesday 4 December 2019 (No education on Wednesday 25 September and 2  October).

           Closing date for applications  is Friday , 7 June 2019.

The fees for 2019 part-time CPE programs are $1,750.  If you are taking any of these units as a component of your course through the University of Divinity, please contact your course coordinator for the fees.

Enquiries and Applications to:
Ms Paula Donnoli
Department Administrator, Spiritual Care Department
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Locked Bag1, A'Beckett Street
Victoria 8006 Australia

Phone: +61 3 8559 5236
Email: [email protected]