Academic Partners and Employers

Academic Partners

We have relationships with a number of local academic institutions which offer recognition for completion of a Royal Perth Hospital Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) course. If you are a student, please contact your academic institution for more information. If you are an administrator of an academic institution and are interested developing an affiliation, please contact us.

For employers

Your patients and clients deserve deeply compassionate care. Yet too often the personal and professional stressors on your staff can limit their ability to provide the warmth and empathy they are capable of offering. Our courses foster the self-awareness, inner resilience and professional competence that caregivers in every discipline need to tend to peoples’ deep personal struggles that arise during times of crisis or transition. Please contact us to discuss how we can help your staff provide the compassionate care your clients deserve.

While it is preferable that our students complete their required clinical work at Royal Perth Hospital, we do offer some students the opportunity to fulfil their clinical practice requirement at their employment site. Surcharges apply. We are now able to offer CPE on your site for up to six employees at a time. These could include members of your spiritual care team, your physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, members of your management team or others for whom training in reflective practice and compassionate care would be valuable. Please contact us for further consultation.

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Michael Hertz, Centre Director

Helen Vester, Educator

Pam Kodituwakku, Project Officer

Shenae Hunter, Administrative Assistant


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