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 run CPE programs that provide learning environments that…
- are recognized as a premier ACPE Programs for educating CPE interns.
- challenge learners to provide non-judgmental spiritual care to others who represent a broad range of spiritual beliefs.
- encourage students to value and engage diverse populations of care-recipients with cultural humility, attentiveness and collegiality.
- grow the center’s ability to educate additional CPE students in residential and online hybrid formats.
- strive for continual process improvements and takes into consideration the feedback of CPE students and Center stakeholders.
- attract and educate CPE Interns and Educator Candidates with a demonstrated potential to provide quality pastoral care as chaplains, pastors and counselors.