Who may apply?

This program is open to experienced persons of all religious traditions interested in Jewish CPE with a focus on elders and issues of aging. International applicants will participate on a tourist visa.

How to apply

Please see the deadlines listed next to the unit for which you are applying. Applicants should read the ACPE Standard Annual Notice and fill out the standard ACPE application form.

If you are emailing your application, please print and scan the above application and email to bethnaditch@hsl.harvard.edu AND marymarthathiel@hsl.harvard.edu . We will collect the $25 application fee at the time of the interview.

When your application is received, we will set up an in person interview , or, for applicants outside of the Boston area, by Zoom/Skype. The CPE Supervisors will share in the interviewing. The applicant will be informed of the admissions decision within one month of the interview. The decision is at the sole discretion of HSL. Applicants will be informed within 1 month of their interviews whether they have been accepted.

If you are mailing your application, please include a check for $25 made out to “Hebrew SeniorLife CPE Program,” or fill out the credit card payment form and send them to:

Rev. Mary Martha Thiel, Director of CPE
Department of Spiritual Care
Hebrew SeniorLife
1200 Centre St.
Boston MA 02131