United States Department of Veterans Affairs
National Chaplain Center

Clinical Pastoral Education


Welcome to the Department of Veterans Affairs CPE web site.

This site has been developed to provide information on Clinical Pastoral Education within the VA System. It will allow those who wish to; apply for Clinical Pastoral Education training within; the VA; the ability to easily locate available training centers within each of the nine ACPE Regions.

Information on Clinical Pastoral Education, Frequently Asked Questions, and CPE application procedures are contained on the tab to the left. The VA training centers within each region are also identified by tab or may be selected from the list below.


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Department of Veterans Affairs

ACPE CPE Center Listings




 List of Basic VA CPE Centers

List of Supervisory VA CPE Centers

Chaplain Specialty VA CPE Centers

Southeast Region 

Mid-Atlantic Region 

Eastern Region 

*Northeast Region*

East Central Region 

North Central Region 

South Central Region 

Southwest Region 

Pacific Region 

* - No current ACPE CPE site