Pastoral Care

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    Applicants for residencies in Clinical Pastoral Education at Cincinnati Children’s should have completed graduate-level coursework in theology. An MDiv or a master’s in Hebrew Letters or the equivalent is preferred.
    Cincinnati Children’s also requires:

    All interviews are held on-site at the applicant’s expense.

    Applications for the CPE Residency should be sent to:

    Rabbi Ruth Alpers 
    ACPE Supervisor
    Department of Pastoral Care, MLC 5022
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    3333 Burnet Ave.
    Cincinnati, OH 45229
    Inquiries may be made by telephone: 513-636-6999 or by e-mail: ruth.alpers@cchmc.org

    Admissions requirements for the Single Unit CPE Program include a completed application and application fee as well as a screening interview. Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from a nationally accredited institution or its equivalent as determined by department faculty. English language proficiency adequate to function pastorally in the clinical and educational settings is necessary.

    Fees for the 2015-2016 Single Units of CPE are as follows:

    • Application Fee $25
    • Tuition per unit $500

    Applications for the Single Unit CPE Program should be sent to:

    Chaplain Gary Cooper 
    ACPE Supervisory Candidate 
    Department of Pastoral Care, MLC 5022
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    3333 Burnet Ave.
    Cincinnati, OH 45229
    Inquiries may be made by telephone: 513-803-0151 or by e-mail: gary.cooper@cchmc.org

 
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