Clinical Pastoral Education

Aurora South Region Clinical Pastoral Education

Aurora Health Care South Patient Market Group serves Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Besides numerous clinics, the market is home to 3 community hospitals that provide a variety of in and out-patient services.

Extended Level I and II units of CPE will be held in the Aurora South Market where ministry can be completed at one of the following hospitals: the Aurora Medical Center - Kenosha, Aurora Memorial Hospital Burlington or the Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. Weekly group meetings are held at the Lakeland CPE conference room. Clinical and on-call schedules are negotiated with the staff chaplain at the assigned hospital.

Fall/Winter Unit: End of August- Beginning of February
This unit will meet on Thursdays; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Clinical ministry will require an average of 12 hours per week and 2 overnight on-calls per month.
Tuition: $750

Winter/Spring Unit: End of February - Beginning of August
This unit will meet on Thursdays; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Clinical ministry will require an average of 12 hours per week and 2 overnight on-calls per month.
Tuition: $750

About the program supervisor

Reverend Sue Ott-Holland is a certified ACPE Supervisor. Sue has trained and worked with Aurora Health Care for more than 15 years. An ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church, she served as a pastor for 12 years in United Methodist congregations in Southeastern Wisconsin. She has also served on the Board of Ordained Ministry, as the Wisconsin Conference Chair of the Order of Elders and as Adjunct Faculty for Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary as well as or their Church Relations Committee. Besides pastoral care, she has special interests in parish relational dynamics and family systems theory.

To learn more

To obtain more information or an application contact the CPE office at:

Aurora Health Care
W3985 County Rd. NN
Elkhorn, WI 53121
Phone: (262) 741-2046
Email Sue Ott-Holland or go to the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education website.