Welcome to Kaiser Permanente’s Premiere Chaplaincy Training Program!

Only our Clinical Pastoral Training program can make these claims:

  • longest continuously running program in the Kaiser Permanente (KP) system
  • longest running chaplain residency program with stipends
  • most graduates to be board certified as professional clinical chaplains
  • best record of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • most graduates hired by Kaiser Permanente
  • largest number of locations / training sites
  • most highly qualified supervisor(s)
  • most up-to-date and thorough behavioral and social sciences curriculum to support excellence in clinical chaplaincy
  • includes paid registration at the annual College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy international conference
  • includes residential participation in 3-day annual National Clinical Training Seminar – West

Chaplains-in-training. A day away to Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay.
Left to Right: John Bush, David Roth (supervisor), Don Miller, Kris Widmer, Nigel David, Linda Walton-Jones, Grace Jainga.