Welcome to The Association for Pastoral Supervision and Education

Pastoral Supervision Support and Education

APSE is a network of people and organisations involved in pastoral supervision, and interested in training pastoral supervisors.
(Registered charity: 1181559)

Our members include healthcare chaplains, local clergy, spiritual directors, theological educators, church education officers, and pastoral counsellors.

How to contact APSE’s partner organisations

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Our Purpose

The purpose of APSE is to promote high standards of pastoral supervision by:

  • Providing a system of accreditation for pastoral supervisors and educators in pastoral supervision;
  • Supporting initiatives in the training of pastoral supervisors;
  • Fostering groups for the support, accountability and continuing development of pastoral supervisors;
  • Encouraging conversation amongst the various traditions and contexts of pastoral supervision and pastoral supervision education.

2020 Conference to go online!

Because of the uncertainty of the Coronavirus situation, Woodbrooke (our 2020 conference venue) have been unable to give us a firm undertaking on whether they can host us on 3rd-4th November 2020. Instead we plan to hold a remote conference on or around those dates. Click here to read more. STOP PRESS: 2021 CONFERENCE
June 8th-9th at Woodbrooke.