Theological students, lay people and clergy of all faiths (pastors, priests, ministers, rabbis and imams) can undertake Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ.
A regional leader in CPE training for 55 years, the Overlook Medical Clinical Pastoral Education Program is accredited by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education. Our interfaith, graduate-level professional educational program prepares participants to provide support to patients and their families in a hospital setting. More than 550 students have completed our Level I, Level II and Supervisory CPE training.
We offer three types of programming:
- A 32-week Extended Unit from September through May
- Two Modified 16-week Units, one in the fall and one in the spring
- An 11-week Summer Intensive Unit