1. Policy

a. Commission action – The Certification Commission Chair or designated Regional Certification Subcommittee determines whether the person meets the requirements for restoration of active status.
b. Applicant responsibility – The person seeking restoration bears the burden of demonstrating that the requirements are met.

2. Procedures

a. Submit Letter of Intent to meet the ACPE Certification Commission (Appendix 10).
b. Specific requirements are negotiated with the Commission Chair and/or regional chair by the person seeking restoration. After successful appearance, the Certification Commission Chair will send information to the Program Manager who will invoice the applicant for the appropriate membership dues.

3. Guidelines and requirements

Written materials – Some or all of the following will be required (See also Written Materials):

a. Letter of Intent to Meet the Certification Committee (Appendix 10).
b. Certification Commission Face Sheet (Appendix 2).
c. Completed Attestation of Good Standing form (Appendix 8) signed by ACPE Program Manager or designee (includes current endorsement).
d. Completed Accountability for Ethical Conduct Policy Report (Appendix 1)
e. Brief history of applicant’s certification process and practice of supervision, including dates and places. Include: reason for having become inactive; review of applicant’s personal, spiritual and educational pilgrimage; and comment on desire to resume active status.
f. Paper articulating current theory of group process.
g. Paper on current use of self as a primary teaching/learning resource
h. Paper on how theology/spiritual perspective informs the applicant’s supervisions
If applicant has current or recent experience assisting a supervisor in a unit of CPE, submit a brief description of the program and participation in it, including:

1. insights gained about current students.
2. assessment of what might have been done differently if applicant were supervising the unit.
3. students and supervisor’s evaluations.
4. evaluative paper written by the supervisor who was assisted.

i. Permission to use students’ materials (Appendix 5).
j. Description of participation in CPE events, student formation, regional and/or national ACPE activities, and other relevant continuing education.
k. Copy of last peer review report.
l. If no recent CPE participation, consult with the Certification Commission Chair and submit materials that will help the Commission assess readiness to resume active supervision. This may include current readings in supervisory, group and educational theory; workshops and seminars attended; and applicant’s own evolving theories.