CLINICAL PASTORIAL EDUCATION (CPE) THE TEACHERS PERSPECTIVE

By Mbakwa Embah The first two weeks I spent in Centre for Clinical Pastoral Education and Social Services (CECPES) were interesting, but quite challenging period for me. Feelings of joy for taking a programme wished for, for years were almost immediately interrupted by the frank revelations of who I truly am, the good and the bad, with the ugly side almost taking preeminence. The temperament test revealed interestingly that I am predominantly sanguine. Interestingly, I discovered my possession of the majority of the phlegmatic traits something I never really thought…

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CECPES Graduates Multiple Sets of Students

By Bonkung Handerson Mending broken marriages and those showing cracks has been the driving purpose for the Centre for Clinical Pastoral Education and Social Services (CECPES) in recent times. Discovering and knowing yourself, the Centre holds, is key to resolving most intra and interpersonal conflicts. From this premise, CECPES has redoubled its efforts, albeit the challenges, to train and enlist more pastors, final year seminary students, church leaders, social workers and the laity (mostly teachers) in the crusade of counseling affected clients in their milieu and referring difficult cases to…

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