Chattanooga Association for Clinical Pastorial Care
CACPCThe Chattanooga Association for Clinical Pastoral Care (CACPC) was formed and incorporated in 1984 by a coalition of persons interested in the training of those who minister. CACPC received full accreditation in 1988 from the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE). ACPE is the standard-setting, accrediting and certifying agency nationally recognized for this purpose by the U.S. Department of Education. They can be reached at One West Court Square, Suite 325, Decatur, GA 30030, or by phone at 404-320-1472 or through their website at

CACPC is governed by a Board of Directors, including medical doctors, psychologists, nurses, parish ministers, institutional chaplains, social workers and others.  Its mission is to provide clinical training for those who minister.

The Chattanooga Association for Clinical Pastoral Care offers programs of Clinical Pastoral Education through Erlanger Health System, Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation and Hospice of Chattanooga. Alternate placement training sites are sometimes available, with Erlanger as the central site. CACPC is fully accredited to offer Level I/Level II Clinical Pastoral Education by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education.

CPE with CACPC offers: