Formal Requirements include:
402.1 current ACPE clinical membership;
402.2 satisfactory completion of four units of CPE (Level I/Level II) (Standard 400).
402.3 acceptance into an ACPE accredited program of Certified Educator CPE.
402.4 pre-certification consultation addressing the student’s readiness to enter Certified Educator CPE, plans for the educational program, and theological foundation for providing pastoral care. This consultation should occur either before or within six months of being accepted into an ACPE accredited program of Certified Educator CPE.
402.5 Certified Educator responsible for Certified Educator CPE must be a certified ACPE Certified Educator.