ACPE Academy

The ACPE Academy is an interactive, online resource designed to support the professional development of ACPE Supervisors and students. Webinars, static videos, and discussion materials are developed and collated as a benefit for all ACPE members.

To recommend future content or for questions/comments about current offerings, please contact Marc Medwed, Program Manager.


Upcoming Webinars

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There are no upcoming webinars at this time. Please check back soon. 

Past Webinars

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Beneath the Surface: Transformative Learning as Soul Work
Presenter (s): John M. Dirkx, PhD., Professor, Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education, Michigan State University
Presented on: October 5, 2017 at the Southeast Region Meeting
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How Strategic Thinking Created the Metro-Dallas Faith and Health Initiative
Presenter(s): Linda Wilkerson, Director, Pastoral Care, Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas, TX
Presented on: Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 2-3 pm EDT
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A Roadmap to Success:  How Strategic Planning Provided Direction, Focus, and Additional Resources For Chaplaincy Department Expansion
Presenter(s): Hanci Newberry, Director; and Imani Jones, Manager, Department of Chaplaincy and CPE, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center; Steve Kalister, Administrator, Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center, The James Cancer Hospital
Presented on: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 2-3 pm EDT
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Advocating for the Profession: The Case of Healthcare Chaplains
Presenter(s): Wendy Cadge, PhD, Brandeis University
Presented on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 2-3 pm EDT
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Certification Reform and Professional Development Work Group Initatives
Presenter(s): Amy Greene and Mary Stewart Hall
Presented on: September 6 and 8, 2016

Interviewing – Telephone, Skype and Face-to-Face for Supervisors Looking for a First or New Position
Presenter(s): Richard Thorne
Presented on: July 14, 2016

Interviewing – Telephone, Skype and Face-to-Face for those Looking for Positions as Staff Chaplains
Presenter(s): Richard Thorne
Presented on: July 07, 2016 

Resumes and Cover Letters – Content & Format
Presenter(s): Richard Thorne
Presented on: June 30, 2016

Innovative Program Award Application Process
Presenter(s): Nancy Anderson, Chair, Innovative Program Award Committee and Jasmine Okafor, Development Specialist, ACPE
Presented on: June 29, 2016

Preparation - The Foundation for Successful Job Search
Presenter(s): Richard Thorne
Presented on: June 23, 2016


Dimensions of Grief and Loss in the Lives of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Pastoral Strategies for Addressing Them
Presenter(s): Bill Gaventa and Meggie Kobb
Presented on: May 10, 2016


Pastoral Care and Advocacy Beyond the Hospital Walls

Presenter(s): Bill Gaventa and Meggie Kobb
Presented on: April 26, 2016

The Art of Asking Questions
Presenter(s): Martin Montonye
Presented on: April 20, 2016

An Introduction to Understanding of Models of Disability and Terminology
Presenter(s): Bill Gaventa and Meggie Kobb
Presented:March 29, 2016

Negating Risk Factors (Suicide, Substance Abuse, Family Relationships) and Challenges of Healthcare
Presenter(s): Rebecca Stapel-Wax and Robbie Medwed
Presented on: Tuesday, March 22, 2016


Becoming an Ally: Countering Microaggressions, Stereotypes, Transphobia and Faith Challenges
Presenter(s): Rebecca Stapel-Wax and Robbie Medwed
Presented on: March 8, 2016


Spiritual Care of Jews Who Identify as Nonreligious
Presenter(s): Mary Martha Thiel and Sara Paasche-Orlow
Presented on: March 2, 2016


Teaching Spiritual Care of the Nonreligious
Presenter(s): Mary Martha Thiel 
Presented on: February 24, 2016

Terminology, Vocabulary, and Key Concepts Surrounding Gender and Gender Identity
Presenter(s): Rebecca Stapel-Wax and Robbie Medwed
Presented on: February 18, 2016

Spiritual Care of the Nonreligious
Presenter(s): Mary Martha Thiel
Presented on: February 3, 2016

The Mystery of the Supervisor Conference
Presenter(s): Dennis Kenny
Presented on: December 9, 2015

Teaching Research Literacy in CPE
Presenter(s): Lex Tartaglia and George Fitchett
Presented on: October 23, 2015

Behavioral Outcomes of Supervisory CPE
Presenter(s): Judith R. Ragsdale
Presented on: September 30, 2015