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Clinical Supervised Ministry Experience Program


The JCMC Spiritual and Pastoral Care Department and Emmanuel School of Religion offers a 10- to 12-week module in Clinical Supervised Ministry Experience (CSME) each summer and fall. This is offered to:

  • Emmanuel School of Religion students
  • Prospective volunteer chaplains for MSHA facilities

The module (150 total hours) is organized into:

  • Pastoral care in assigned clinical areas, which currently includes Indian Path Medical Center, Johnson City Medical Center and/or Franklin Woods Community Hospital
  • Group supervision or class time 

For more information, contact Gary Metcalf MetcalfGS@msha.com or 423-302-1573