Please note that Scottsdale, AZ  observes Mountain Standard Time (MST)

2019 Annual Conference: Exploring the Soul of Spiritual Care Education has been approved by NBCC for NBCC credit.  Sessions approved for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  ACPE: The Standard for Spiritual Care & Education is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.  NBCC Approval No. SP-3293.

Wednesday, May 8

9:45a-11:45a New Accreditation Process Overview
9:45a-11:45a Using the Manual and Building Your Center's Accreditation Portfolio


Latin@ CoP Annual Meeting and Luncheon w/ Dr. Miguel de la Torre
$20 per person


 Veteran Affairs CoP Meeting

11:30a-2:00p Research for Beginners: An Introduction to Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
Approved to award 2 NBCC hours
12:30p-2:30p New Accreditation Process Overview 
12:30p-2:30p Using the Manual and Building Your Center's Accreditation Portfolio 


Reflecting on Year One of ACPE's Communities of Practice
sponsored by the Professional Well-being Committee


Commencement Ceremony w/ Dr. Miguel de la Torre



Foundation Donor Reception



Opening Celebration 

Join us for a night filled with lawn games, music, festive goodies and much more! 

Thursday, May 9


Keynote: David Whyte


A Canvas of Knowledge & Lunch

A morning filled with Community of Practice Gatherings, a poster session and a service project to give back to the local community
10:30a-1:00p CoP Gatherings  
10:30a-11:30a Consortium for Supervisory CPE in the Midwest
10:30a-11:30a Community Based CPE
10:30a-11:30a Behavioral Healthcare 
10:30a-11:30a REM Community 
10:30a-1:00p The Arts in Spiritual Care and CPE 
10:30a-1:00p LGBTQi Peer Support
12:00p-1:00p Somatic Experiencing 
12:00p-1:00p Mid-Atlantic Seminar on CPE Supervision
12:00p-1:00p Theological Reflection
12:00p-1:00p Latin@ Community 


ACPE Annual Member Meeting



Conference Workshops

T1. CPE in Context: The Changing Landscape of Chaplaincy Education


T2. Spiritual Health and the "Psychedelic Renaissance" 


T3.SAFE-ing Black Patients: Training Chaplain Interns to Utilize the SAFER Model


T4. CPE Learning in a Correctional Context


T5. Use of Contemplative Practice in CPE Supervision
Approved to award 1.5 NBCC hours


T6. Innovative Grants at Work 

  T7. Educating Transgender and/or Gender Non-Conforming Students

T8. Spiritual Interventions: Working with Harmful Spirituality and Religion
Approved to award 1.5 NBCC hours



Cash Bar Reception


ACPE’s Annual Banquet


ACPE’s Dessert and Social Reception

Friday, May 10


Faith Group Breakfast

Alliance of Baptists

American Baptist Churches USA

Baptist General Convention of Texas

Catholic, Roman Catholic

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship

Episcopal Church

Federation of Christian Ministries

Lutheran (LCMS/ELCA) Church

Pentecostal/Charismatic/Assemblies of God

Presbyterian USA

Reformed Church in America/Christian Reformed Church

Seventh Day Adventist

Southern Baptist

Unitarian Universalist

United Church of Christ

United Methodist, All Methodist Traditions Welcome


Keynote: Transforming Chaplaincy Fellows


Annual Memorial Service


Closing Words

Extended Conference Workshops & Special Opportunities

Friday, May 10


F1. American Red Cross Process & Orientation

 1:00p-2:30p F2. The Grief Cycle, Nuanced for Multiple Circumstances 
Approved to award 1.5 NBCC hours
 1:00p-2:30p F3. The Internal Family Systems Model: Applications for Psychotherapy, Supervision, and Education
Approved to award 1.5 NBCC hours
 1:00p-2:30p F4. It's All Personal: Engaging, Enduring, and Transforming the Experience of Micro-Aggressions in Pastoral Supervision 
Approved to award 1.5 NBCC hours
 3:00p-4:30p F5. Twelve Lessons Learned from a Client on Integrating Faith and Spirituality in Psychotherapy
Approved to award  1.5 NBCC hours
 3:00p-4:30p F6. Using Positive Psychology  as a Tool for Pastoral Care  


Shuttle Service Begins 


Dine Around Old Town Scottsdale


Evening Reception at the Heard Museum