COVID-19 Resource Page

During these uncertain times, ACPE is happy to share resources on mindfulness, spirituality, and practical reflection. If you would like to share a resource, please email Katherine Higgins at Katherine.Higgins@acpe.edu


Spiritual Care in the Midst of a Pandemic 
Certified Educator Joseph Yao-Kotay uses his formation as a chaplain and educator to reflect on the personal impact of COVID-19.    

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Spiritual Resilience in a Time of Pandemic 
ACPE Psychotherapist Russell Siler-Jones Th.D., LCMHCS was featured in Psychology Today with his post, "Spiritual Resilience in a Time of Pandemic."   

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Reflection on Disaster Ministry 
ACPE Psychotherapist Claire Bamberg has shared a powerful reflection on disaster ministry from The Rev. Matt Crebbin of Newtown Congregational Church in Newtown, CT.  

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NAMI Guide
NAMI has developed a list of resources for people living with mental illness and those that care for them.  

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Reflective Practice
Certified Educator Sarah Knoll Sweeney has been offering daily reflections to her students and staff colleagues at Memorial Hermann in Houston, TX.  These reflections on her practice as a priest and chaplain in these times weave in ACPE outcomes and APC competencies.

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Changes in the Clinical Context
In this document, Certified Educators share information about the impact of COVID-19 on the clinical ministry of their students.  Please add your updates.

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Grounding
How do you ground yourself? Certified Educator Bonnie Forsman shares insights from her work in Somatic Experiencing. Bonnie is the Convener of the Somatic Based Educational Practices CoP.

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Congregational Caring
The following resource comes from Psychotherapist Elizabeth Denham Thompson, Convener of the Congregational Consultation CoP.  This CoP has compiled helpful tips for transitioning to virtual ministry in congregations and other care settings, and also for caring for others and oneself during these anxious times.  

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