Vision - Mission CPE of CA   


Every hospital and service agency in the Central Valley of California would
have qualified and accredited spiritual counselors and chaplains



To establish a non-profit CPE training center for the Central Valley that will
serve the spiritual ministry training needs for persons volunteering or
working in hospitals, churches, prisons, public service agencies, jails and



To establish a CPE center in the Central Valley of California committed to advance experienced based theological education for seminarians, faith community nurses, and clergy,  of diverse cultures, ethnic groups and faith traditions.


To serve the Central Valley with accredited programs embedded in various hospital settings

To promote the integration of personal history, faith traditions and the
behavioral sciences in the practice of Spiritual Care

To provide an accredited experienced based theological education


Preparing individuals ecclesiastically, specializing in spiritual care for the professional certification process

Excelling in Clinical Pastoral Education and Medical Education in an
academic experience

Developing educational experiences in the community compatible with the diversity of that community

Training Chaplains and Spiritual Counselors in  diversity

Education in all aspects of Spiritual Care including Palliative Care and

Expanding and developing a healthcare partnership between hospitals and
our diverse community resources

Responding to spiritual, physical, and emotional needs through educational partnerships

                                  Strategic Initiatives

    Provide an education base of qualified spiritual counselors from diverse
    cultures, ethnic groups and world faith traditions

    Provide a certified training center in Central California to meet regional educational needs and improve the quality of Spiritual Care in the Central

    Promote interaction between individuals, hospital settings and faith

    Provide a network of support for chaplains, service agencies and others
    giving spiritual care in a wide variety of settings by offering spiritual
    wellness to our community

    Provide field experience for students working toward a Master of Divinity