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ACPE: The Standard for Spiritual Care & Education has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7004. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. ACPE is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Member Price

$200 per 7-week semester

Tuesdays, 10am-12:30pm EST, June 6 – July 18 (7 Tuesdays)

via Zoom

Training Fee: $200 per 7-week semester

Now in our 25th year, the Pastoral Counseling Training program, now at Day Kimball Health in Connecticut, meets the criteria of the ACPE Pastoral Care Specialist Pilot Program.

We invite you to join us, with author Thomas Moore (Guest Lecturer) and our Behavior Health Faculty, in presenting psychologically informed themes that aim to support your caring role within your community.  

Topics covered in the full 3-semester program include

  • Orientation
  • Ethics of Spiritual Care
  • Grief and Loss
  • Working with Couples
  • Domestic Violence
  • Listening Skills
  • Marriage and Family Care
  • Mental Health Overview
  • Spiritual Assessment
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction
  • Trauma Care
  • Typology
  • Depth Psychology
  • Soul/Psyche
  • Understanding Cultural Impacts in Our Lives
  • Dreams
  • Journaling
  • Spiritual Abuse
  • Guilt and Shame
  • Shadow of the Therapist/Care Provider

This event is not eligible for NBCC CE hours.

For more information or to register, contact Marcus McKinney at 860-805-5971,

Contact Information

Marcus McKinney


  • Main: 860-805-5971


  • Dr. Marcus M. McKinney

    Day Kimball Healthcare

    Marcus is a licensed psychotherapist in Connecticut at Day Kimball Healthcare and is trained in Jungian Psychology blending spirituality and psychology. He is Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at UCONN School of Medicine. His pastoral counseling training classes have been offered since 1999. Classes are open to all faith groups and individuals, focused on those actively preparing for caring roles in any setting. Faculty includes Day Kimball psychiatry staff and guest speakers.