Tag Archives: Clinical Pastoral Education

Prayer for Learning Self Defense Skills in a Hospital Setting

I wrote this prayer to frame a class on Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention required for staff at the hospital where I am a chaplain intern this summer.  Its purpose was to bring a trauma-informed understanding of our efforts.  Feel free to … Continue reading

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On Not Knowing the Soul

This was delivered on June 23, 2014, as the Chapel Service as part of my Clinical Pastoral Education – Summer Intensive program.  We have chapel daily and we students are responsible for creating the content several times per month.   … Continue reading

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Beginner's Mind and Dis-orientation to CPE: A New Beginning

Today was the second day of my first experience of Clinical Pastoral Education. Yesterday was officially “orientation,” which was hospital-wide and for anyone starting about this time, volunteer or paid employee. (I fall into the former category as a chaplain … Continue reading

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