SCP Certificate Application Form


Please carefully review the application instructions on the Certificate in Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy webpage before completing the form below.

All application materials, including this application form and the application fee, must be received by TST by 4:30 pm (EDT), April 30, 2020.

Academic History must be submitted as a scanned attachment to to be received by the above deadline. All other required information must be entered in this online form unless otherwise instructed. No hardcopy (paper) submissions will be accepted.

NOTE:  The application form has to be completed in its entirety, it is not possible to save partial answers and return to it later. 

Section 1. Name and Identity
E.g. Fall 2018
Section 2. Supervised Pastoral Education

Please list ALL the Supervised Pastoral Education units you have completed to date and those for which you have applied to for the current or upcoming academic year. Start with your current or most recent.

Current or Most Recent Unit
E.g. May 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Previous Unit 1
E.g. May 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Previous Unit 2
E.g. May 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Previous Unit 3
E.g. May 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Earlier Units
Section 3. Application Materials

Please complete the following.

Outline in 500-750 words your academic interests and purposes. This is your autobiographical narrative, your statement of interest, and why you are interested in taking the certificate.
In 500-750 words, describe your spiritual care identity and your spiritual maturation over time.
List all previous and current work or volunteer experience in spiritual care, ministry, social service, therapy, or community service. Include name of organization, position, and dates.
List any relevant qualifications and/or certifications you hold. Include the name of the issuing body and the year of completion.
List current memberships in any relevant professional organizations.
You must submit an unofficial transcript (e.g. academic history which you have downloaded from ACORN) showing your registration in at least 5 courses of the MPS, and if available, the cumulative GPA for the minimum of those five courses. The transcript must be sent to The CGPA will be verified by TST.
Please indicate how you will demonstrate evidence of Supervised Pastoral Education. Please select one.
Please indicate 1) whether you will pay by Paypal or cheque/money order; 2) the date you have paid or will pay this fee. Personal cheques should be made payable to The Toronto School of Theology. For the PayPal link, please see Payment Methods for TST Fees. Your application fee must be received by the deadline for your application to be considered.