Spiritual Care

To learn more or to apply to the CPE program, visit the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education for application forms and return them to Rabbi Jeffery M. Silberman at the below address.

In accordance with ACPE Standards, applicants for CPE must either have a high school diploma or GED certificate or ordination or its equivalent by a faith community or commission to function in ministry by an appropriate religious authority. Applicants for Levels I and II CPE at this center normally hold undergraduate degrees and have recent theological education and clear learning goals, as well as the ability or potential to reflect on the psychodynamics and spiritual implications of significant events in their lives.

Danbury Hospital is a satellite of Griffin Hospital’s CPE program which is accredited to offer Levels I and II and Supervisory CPE by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE), an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. You may contact ACPE by calling (404) 320-1472, or visit their website.

Danbury Hospital is also affiliated with ACPE's Eastern Region.

For a CPE application form, visit the ACPE website.

To learn more about CPE offerings and to apply please contact:

Department of Spiritual Care
Danbury Hospital
24 Hospital Ave
Danbury, CT 06810 USA
Telephone (203) 739-7059
Fax (203) 739-8728
Rabbi Jeffery M. Silberman, D.Min., Director and ACPE Supervisor

For More Information

We are here to help you. If you still have questions or need to speak with a member of our Spiritual Care team, please call 203-739-7059 (from within the hospital, dial 7059).