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Aurora Lakeland Medical Center's clinical pastoral education program seeking applications

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Elkhorn, Wis.—The spiritual care services team at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center is seeking applications for congregational-based Clinical Pastoral Education program. The program is designed to support pastors and other parish professionals in their ongoing ministries.

According to Rev. Sue Ott-Holland, regional supervisor of spiritual care, Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, the class will explore leadership amidst change, conflict management, spiritual leadership renewal, and various family systems concepts. It will continue to use an action/reflection model of learning, but the learning will emerge from the challenges faced within the local congregation.

“We recognize that our faith communities provide significant spiritual support that enhances people’s health and well-being,’’ she said. “Leaders of these congregations merit our gratitude and our support for what they do.’’

The program runs from mid October 2009 through May 2010. Meetings will be held weekly from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, W3985 County Road NN, Elkhorn, WI. Applications and additional information may be attained by e-mailing Sue.Ott-Holland@aurora.org, by calling 262-741-2046 or by visiting the program Web site at www.acpe.edu.

Clinical Pastoral Education is an accredited program of the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc 1549 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30033. All programs require 100 hours of classroom and 300 hours of clinical learning. Programs are designed to enhance students’ continuing pastoral formation, competence and reflective processes.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services at sites in 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Contact: Andy Johnson

Phone: 262-767-6267

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