Clinical Pastoral Education Our Process

Application Procedure

Download and complete the ACPE application (PDF or DOC) found on the ACPE website.  

Return both of your completed pages to our CPE Department and include:

  • Your life essay
  • Spiritual growth and development essay
  • Description of your work history or resume
  • Account of helping incident or verbatim
  • Your impression of CPE essay or final evaluations
  • Application fee of $25

If applying for residency, please submit a copy of all evaluations (student and supervisor) from previous CPE units.

After initial screening, selected applicants will be invited to interview with supervisors and the center’s interview admission committee.

Applicants will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance by letter.

Contact the CPE Department


Mail: Department of CPE
612 E. Lamar Blvd, Suite 350
Arlington, TX 76011

Phone: 682-236-7665

Fax: 682-236-7494

Texas Health Resources Department of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is accredited by The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education to offer programs of Level I, Level II and Supervisory CPE. It currently has a system accreditation for multiple CPE centers.

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