Confidential Letter of Reference and Recommendation

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NAME OF CANDIDATE: _____________________________________

DATE OF PROGRAM: ____________________

NAME OF REFERENCE GIVER:

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ADDRESS:

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 POSITION OR FUNCTION: _________________

Please do not return this letter to the candidate

RETURN TO:

Margaret McCallum, Spiritual Care Educator

Registrar Saskatoon Institute for Pastoral Education

1702 20th Street West

Saskatoon, SK S7M 0Z9

or email:  brian.zimmer

1. How long have you known the candidate, and in what capacity have you known her/ him?

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2. How do you evaluate the candidate:

a) in his/ her pastoral effectiveness?

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b) in her/ his personal disposition for work?

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3. What do you think of his/ her plans to pursue spiritual care education? (motivation, aptitudes, chances of success, etc.)

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4. Please evaluate the candidate according to the following rating scale.

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Weak

Very Weak

Breadth of general knowledge

Conflict resolution skills

Creativity

Degree of self awareness

Emotional maturity

Intellectual capacities

Interpersonal communications skills

Openness to new ideas

Spiritual maturity

5. Please identify what, in your opinion, CPE might help the candidate learn.

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6. Additional remarks and comments.

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Signature

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