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"Inclusion Matters: Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in ACPE"
Carlos Bell, President
On behalf of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., I want to congratulate the Racial Ethnic Multicultural (REM) Network for a creative, diverse, and thought-provoking conference. This year's conference was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico and hosted by the Southwest Region, on February 3-6, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Hotels. The conference theme: "Inclusion Matters: Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in ACPE"...
Our next step as the ACPE Organization Design Work Group is to share this document for your further reflection and discernment as we seek to shape our future. I look forward to the Annual Conference in Denver which I trust will be filled with energy and enthusiasm as we continue to glean the collective wisdom of our entire membership...
Spring 2016 Meeting Dates:

Deadline to Declare: March 8, 2016
Deadline to Postmark Materials: April 8, 2016
Meeting Dates: May 15, 2016 - May 17, 2016

In 2015, your gifts helped to support the first intercultural, ecumenical, interfaith, international CPE unit taught in Ghana, West Africa! Led by The Rev. Laurie J. Garrett-Cobbina, ACPE Supervisor at San Francisco Theological Seminary, this project brought together CPE students and educators from the USA and Ghana to learn and reflect about providing culturally appropriate spiritual care...

Over the past few months, there has been wonderful increase in both the production of webinars and in the level of attendance. To date, registrations for several webinars has hit the 100 person mark and the feedback on the presentations has been very positive. As we look to create more relevant webinars for our membership, we want to hear from you.

Please click here to participate in a short survey. Thank you for your help and we look forward to seeing you at a future webinar! 
The REM Network Invitational met in Albuquerque, NM for a powerful time
of reflection, education, support, relationship building and of course networking.  We were stretched and challenged to think outside of traditional and familiar ways of doing and engaging our Spirituality.  We want to thank Dr. George "Tink" Tinker, our plenary speaker, Dr. Adriana Covina, our banquet speaker and Dr. Trace Haythorn...

Annual Conference Early Bird Rate Ends March 1st
Formed in 1967, ACPE has faithfully provided leadership in education for spiritual care for almost 50 years. As we look toward our 50th anniversary in 2017 we have the opportunity to examine anddesign an ACPE for the next 50 years. Now is the time to address questions essential for our future. Time to develop the structure to position us for continuing excellence in service and leadership. At the same time you will learn new techniques and process...
We want you!
The International Task Force needs your help! As international interest in our CPE programs has grown, we have had the pleasure of welcoming an increased number of international students. To offer assistance to international students as they begin to navigate life in the US, the Task Force is creating a webpage of resources that will include important information and links to helpful websites. One of the key elements...

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