Chaplain Training Program

Chaplaincy Training Available!!

The Central Valley has a major shortage of Chaplains! Clinical Pastoral Education of Central California is committed to training people who want to become chaplains for hospitals, hospice, palliative care, Jails, prisons and the workplace. If you are interested in pursuing the chaplaincy we would love to talk with you to help you achieve your goal.

Our Fall Extended Unit of 18 weeks of training, which starts September 5th to Dec. 31st includes at least 100 hours of classroom and 300 hours of supervised training in one of our five partnering as well as Workforce Chaplaincy which provides chaplains for major corporations in the Central Valley. If you are interested or would like to apply please contact our program supervisor, Rev. Ki Do Ahn by phone 559-492-7055 or email kidoahn@cpecentralca.org. Additional information and applications can be found on our website http://www.cpecentralca.org.

The Clinical Pastoral Education program at CPE of Central California is accredited as a satellite of Stanford Health Care to offer programs of Level I and Level II CPE by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., One West Court Square, Suite 325, Decatur, Georgia 30033 (Phone 404/320-1472; Fax: 404/320-0849; Website: www.acpe.edu).


Dr. Jim Westgate

Chair of CPECC