CPE Updates

CPE is in full swing in several locations.

Baguio. 8 are presently training at the Bukal Center and 4 at the PBTS center.

Mary Johnston. 6 will be starting at Mary Johnston Hospital this April.

Clinical Pastoral and Spiritual Care Training Center. Several simultaneous groups are starting in various hospitals this Summer. The one in Roxas City has already started. Hope to have more info soon.

Coming Up

Partnership between Bukal Life Care Training Center and PBTS. An intensive course in Disaster Response for Ministers will take place at Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary. May 13 pm, all day 14th and 15th, and ending 16th am. The primary instructor will be Mr. Dean Miller from Virginia Baptist Disaster Response, as well as disaster response chaplains from Bukal Life Care. The course can be taken for credit at PBTS. It can also be taken in credit and professional training for CPSP certification.  Cost is P2500 for those residing on campus. For those not in need of lodging, it is P1500. Contact: info@bukallife.org

June 23rd will start Saturday Half Unit CPE at Bukal Life Care.

Supervisor-in-Training Peer Support Group Meeting

Friday, March 20, starting 9AM will be the SIT Peer Support Group for Northern Philippines Region of CPSP-PI. The purpose is for professional development, and personal growth, for those involved in supervisory work in Clinical Pastoral Education.

It will be held at the office of Bukal LIfe Care, on the grounds of Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary (Baguio City).

Expected attendees are SITs from Baguio, Manila, and Korea.

CPSP-Philippines is a regionally partnered organization of the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy. CPSP-PI provides certification and accreditation services for chaplains and pastoral care workers, as well as Clinical Pastoral Education programs.

If you have any questions, please email us on the Contact Us Page.

CPSP-Philippines Moving South and North

CPSP-Philippines was founded in Baguio City in 2011. The expansion has been slow, but it is speeding up both to the South and to the NoCPSP_PH_TestLogo(1)rth. Starting from the South and moving North.

1.  Visayas and Mindanao. CPE Supervisor  Calixto Sodoy is overseeing three CPE training centers: Visayas, Mindanao, and Southern Tagalog. He is working with Supervisors-in-Training, Cris Sian and Mary Grace Labis. It is great to be working with them and are excited at the possibility of expanding pastoral care and clinical chaplaincy in these regions. They will be busy this Summer with CPE trainees. Additionally. another member is working to establish a chapter, and initiating clinical pastoral care, in Zamboanga.

2.  Metro Manila.  Dr. Sim Dang-Awan and Dr. Victor Layug will be leading a CPE training at Mary Johnston Hospital. This will be handled residentially at the hospital. The unit will start on April 6 and continue to July 4.

3.  Baguio.  The Bukal Life and PBTS Training Centers will be holding joint CPE trainings on the campus of PBTS, in conjunction with Baguio General Hospital. The SITs in charge are Celia Munson and Jehny Pedazo of the Bukal Life Training Center, and Dr. Paul Tabon of the PBTS Training Center. The full unit starts March 16th and continues for 11 weeks. The half unit starts April 8 and continues 6-7 weeks.

4.  Korea. Dr. Y. Lee will be starting CPE in the Ansan City area in the next few weeks. More info as it becomes available.