The Clinical Pastoral Education Department at Cabell Huntington Hospital has graduated six members of the clergy. A recent graduation ceremony at the hospital ended a one-year residency program for four students and an 11-week summer internship for two others.
Graduates of the residency program were:
Students completing summer internships were:
Cabell Huntington is one of 350 accredited Clinical Pastoral Education centers in the country. This year marks the 20th anniversary for the program at Cabell Huntington. More than 250 student chaplains have been trained in interfaith professional education for the ministry since 1988.
Students can be an ordained, licensed or commissioned as a leader or a qualified lay visitor. They also must have a capacity to work in an interfaith context and be willing to work in a sometimes chaotic environment and function for the betterment of the patient, family and healthcare team.
For more information about Pastoral Care services at Cabell Huntington Hospital, including the Clinical Pastoral Education program, please call 304-526-2049.