Training Units

ICPT offers four (4) units of CPE and SIT training. Students may engage in fulltime or part-time study. Students do not have to enroll in every unit. Students may enroll for 1, 2, 3, or 4 units. Training units are 400 clock hours each.


Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Units

  • Fulltime: A full-time unit is 12 weeks long and includes at least 300 hours of direct clinical contact hours with designated clientele or patients and 100 hours of lecture and peer review with a group of not less than two peers. The student must be engaged in a clinical ministry setting no less than 25 hours per week.
  • Part-time: A part-time time unit is 24 weeks long and includes at least 300 hours of direct clinical contact hours with designated clientele or patients and 100 hours of lecture and peer review with a group of not less than two peers. The student must be engaged in a clinical ministry setting no less than 12.5 hours per week.

Supervisor in Training (SIT) Units

  • Fulltime: A full-time unit is 12 weeks long and includes 100 hours of didactic and 300 hours of supervisor in training clinical training. During the 300 hour the applied learning involves taking theories and principles garnered in the didactic training to solve problems students might encounter. The SIT applies theoretical learning to help students overcome mental or spiritual hurdles thus, improving student learning outcomes with patients/clients. The clinical part involves working one-on-one with students to help them achieve a higher level of CPE skills. This may include addressing individual learning differences and designing academic plans to help students rectify issues at their clinical sites. The student must be engaged in a clinical supervision no less than 25 hours per week.
  • Part-time: A part-time time unit is 24 weeks long and includes 100 hours of didactic and 300 hours of supervisor in training clinical training. During the 300 hour the applied learning involves taking theories and principles garnered in the didactic training to solve problems students might encounter. The SIT applies theoretical learning to help students overcome mental or spiritual hurdles thus, improving student learning outcomes with patients/clients. The clinical part involves working one-on-one with students to help them achieve a higher level of CPE skills. This may include addressing individual learning differences and designing academic plans to help students rectify issues at their clinical sites. The student must be engaged in a clinical ministry setting no less than 12.5 hours per week.

Training Schedules

Suggested training schedules are posted on the website for 2019 and 2020. New session schedules may become available depending on enrollment requests.

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Note training schedules posted on the website may change due to failure to meet minimum enrollment standards. Training units must include at least two (2) enrollees to start. Units with fewer than two students will be postponed until additional students are admitted.


Fulltime Schedules:

Winter 2021

  • December 23, 2020- Last day to Apply and/or Enroll in the in the Winter Term
  • December 29, 2020 - Deadline for enrollment agreements and requested paperwork.
  • January 4, 2021 - March 28, 2021 – Winter Full-Time Unit Start/End Dates
  • January 7, 2021 - Apply and/or Enroll in the Spring Full-Time Term
  • March 29 - April 4, 2021 - Break

 

Spring 2021

  • March 23, 2021 - Last day to Apply and/or Enroll in the in the Spring Term
  • March 29, 2021- Deadline for enrollment agreements and requested paperwork.
  • April 5, 2021 - June 27, 2021 – Spring Full-Time Unit Start/End Dates
  • April 7, 2021 - Apply and/or Enroll in the Summer Full-TimeTerm
  • June 28 - July 5, 2021 - Break

 

Summer 2021

  • June 22, 2021 - Last day to Apply and/or Enroll in the in the Summer Term
  • June 28, 2021- Deadline for enrollment agreements and requested paperwork
  • July 5 - Sept 26, 2021 – Summer Full-Time Unit Start/End Dates
  • July 7, 2021 - Apply and/or Enroll in the 2021 Fall Full-Time Term
  • Sept 27 - Oct 3, 2021 - Break

 

Fall 2021

  • September 23, 2021 - Last day to apply/enroll in the Fall term.
  • September 29, 2021 - Deadline for enrollment agreements and requested paperwork.
  • October 4, 2021 - December 26, 2021 Fall term start/end dates
  • October 8, 2021 - Registration open for the Winter 2022 term
  • December 27, 2021 - January 5, 2022  - Break

Part-Time Schedules:

 

Winter 2021

  • December 23, 2020 - Last day to Apply and/or Enroll in the in the Winter/Spring Term
  • December 29, 2020 - Deadline for enrollment agreements and requested paperwork
  • January 4, 2021 - June 20, 2021 – Winter/Spring Part-Time Unit Start/End Dates
  • January 7, 2021 - Apply and/or Enroll in the Summer Part-Time Term
  • June 21 - July 4, 2021 - Break

 

Spring 2021

  • March 23, 2021 - Last day to Apply and/or Enroll in the in the Spring Term.
  • March 29, 2021- Deadline for enrollment agreements and requested paperwork.
  • April 5, 2021 - Sept 19, 2021 – Spring Part-Time Unit Start/End Dates
  • April 7, 2021 - Apply and/or Enroll in the Fall Part-TimeTerm
  • Sept 20 - Oct 3, 2021 - Break

 

Summer 2021

  • June 22, 2021 - Last day to Apply and/or Enroll in the in the Summer/Fall Term
  • June 28, 2021 - Deadline for enrollment agreements and requested paperwork
  • July 5 - December 19, 2021 – Summer/Fall Part-Time Unit Start/End Dates
  • July 7, 2021 - Apply and/or Enroll in the Winter Part-Time Term
  • December 20, 2021 - January 4, 2022 - Break

 

Fall 2021

  • September 23, 2021 - Last day to apply/enroll in the Fall term.
  • September 29, 2021 - Deadline for enrollment agreements and requested paperwork.
  • October 4, 2021 - March 20, 2022 Fall term start/end dates
  • October 8, 2021 - Registration open for the Spring Part-Time term
  • March 21, 2022 - April 5, 2022 - Break