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:

Clinical Pastoral Education Centre
 

Dates for CPE Programmes 2020-2021
 

SUMMER 2020/21 - Monday, November 16 – Friday, February 5, 2021
Full-time: Closing date for applications
12 weeks (1 CPE unit): Friday, September 4, 2020
FEES - $1750.00 (incl. GST)

NINE MONTH RESIDENCY PROGRAMME - Monday, February 15 – Friday, November 5, 2021
Full-time: (2 week break at conclusion of each unit)
(3 CPE units):  Closing date for application
Friday, November 6, 2020

AUTUMN 2021 -  Monday, February 15 - Friday, May 7, 2021
Full-time: Closing date for applications                                                 
12 weeks (1 CPE unit): Friday, November 6, 2020

WINTER 2021 - Monday, May 24 – Friday, August 6, 2021
Full-time:  Closing date for applications
11 weeks (1 CPE unit): Friday, March 5, 2021

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.

Dates for CPE Programmes 2020-2021


SPRING 2021 - Monday, August 23 – Friday, November 5, 2021
Full-time:  Closing date for applications
11 weeks (1 CPE unit):  Friday, June 4, 2021  

EXTENDED UNIT – SEMESTER I 2021 - Wednesday, March 3– Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Part-time 3 days a week:  (No education on Wed 7 April and Wed 14 April )
18 weeks (1 CPE unit):  Closing date for applications
FEES $1850.00 (incl. GST):  Friday, November 6, 2020

EXTENDED UNIT – SEMESTER II 2021 - Wednesday, July 21 – Wednesday, December 1 2021
Part-time 2 ½ days a week:  (No education on Wed 22 Sept and Wed 29 Sept)
20 weeks (1 CPE unit):  Closing date for applications
FEES $1850.00 (incl. GST):  Friday, June 4, 2021                 

The fees for 2020  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]