Membership and Certification Applications &
The Board of Directors and the Leadership of AAPC
announced a new opportunity for membership. Membership in AAPC is
open to all who support AAPC's mission to bring healing, hope, and
wholeness to individuals, families, and communities. The primary
benefit of membership is to be a formal participant in the dialogue
on the integration of spirituality and one's professional
Standards and Application
A member supports AAPC's mission to bring healing,
hope, and wholeness to individuals, families, and
Pastoral Care Specialist Standards
Pastoral Care Specialist (PCS) is
a category of membership for those who have completed AAPC Approved
Training and Supervision for pastoral care in congregations and
institutions. The Pastoral Care Specialist category is designed for
pastors, students and lay pastoral care givers.
Programs for Pastoral Care Specialist
This general category is intended to include International persons
who are educators, ministers, pastoral counselors or who practice
pastoral counseling as defined by the Association.
Please follow this link to Certifications
Application Process and
Applications: Please print applications from
this web page or ordered by contacting the Association Office.
Submission of Applications: Completed
applications, including all required supporting documentation and
processing fee, are to be sent to the Association office.
Processing and Review: All applications will be
processed by the Association office. Applications for those
categories requiring a committee consultation will then be
forwarded to the appropriate Certification Committee Chair. The
Chair will notify the applicant regarding documents to be
submitted, and time and place of the consultation.
AAPC Application Fees
Thank you for your interest in AAPC membership
we look forward to working with you.