Janet R. McCormack, DMin
ACPE National Faculty Certified Educator; Associate Professor and Chair of Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling Programs
To positively care for the needs of others by educating CPE Interns and Educator Candidates to assist their care-recipients to discover spiritual and emotional meaning in their lived experiences that has the power to foster redemptive relationships.
Through the action-reflection model of education, CPE Interns and Educator Candidates are expected to grow spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and professionally in order to provide quality, transformative, pastoral care to all persons they encounter.
To be a CPE Center that provides a learning environment that…
- is recognized as a premier ACPE Center for educating CPE interns.
- challenges learners to provide non-judgmental spiritual care to others who represent a broad range of spiritual beliefs.
- encourages students to value and engage diverse populations of care-recipients with cultural humility, attentiveness and collegiality.
- grows the center’s ability to educate additional CPE students in residential and online hybrid formats.
- strives for continual process improvements and takes into consideration the feedback of CPE students and Center stakeholders.
- Attracts and educates CPE Interns and Educator Candidates with a demonstrated potential to provide quality pastoral care as chaplains, pastors and counselor