Clinical Pastoral Education Faculty Profile

Rev. Thomas F. Backer


Supervisor, Clinical Pastoral Education Department


Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy
Duke University, Durham, NC

Master of Divinity
Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary
South Hamilton, MA

Master of Arts in Theology
Creighton University
Omaha, NE


Coordinator, Resolve Through Sharing (2014)

Certified Educator, Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (2008)

Board Certified Chaplain, Association for Professional Chaplains (2005)

Special Interests

Attachment Theory

Perinatal Death & Bereavement Care

Theological Reflection

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Rev. Thomas F. Backer