CPE Supervisors

Rev. Jan Humphreys, D. Min.

is the Director and Founder of Caring Community Ministry Education, LLC which had its inception in August of 2007. Jan is a certified supervisor with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc (ACPE) with over 25 years of experience supervising students and a Fellow with The American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC).

She is an ordained Minister of the Word and Sacraments, Presbyterian Church (USA). She holds a Doctor of Ministry from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY in Marriage and Family Studies, and a Masters of Divinity and Masters of Religious Education from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY.

Former positions include Assistant Professor and Education Coordinator at Virginia Commonwealth University in the Program of Patient Counseling, School of Allied Health and Director of the UCLA Medical Center Pastoral Care Department. She has held other positions both full- and part-time as a CPE supervisor, Chaplain and Pastoral Counselor.

Dr. Humphreys has held national and regional appointments with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education which includes a tenure on the National Certification Commission and the Board of Representatives, the governing body of ACPE. She was the National Certification Chair for ACPE for 2009-11. She has also held membership in the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT).

She has served on the Committee on Preparation for Ministry for the Presbytery of the James, Richmond, VA (2007-2011) and is a member in good standing of the POJ. She is married to Mark Sprowl, a Presbyterian minister, has two young adult children and enjoys quilting, genealogy, scrapbooking and traveling.

Rev. Florence Fisackerly Brooks, MDiv.

is a Certified Educator Candidate with ACPE and an ordained elder in the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church. She holds a Master of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington D.C. and completed her Clinical Pastoral Education with Caring Community Ministry Education, LLC. She has received a CPE educator endorsement and a chaplaincy endorsement for long term care from the United Methodist Endorsing Agency. In addition, Florence is a graduate of Richmond Hill's RUAH School, a two-year course designed for laity and clergy who wish to discern, develop, and nurture a call to the ministry of spiritual guidance.

Florence serves as Director of Pastoral Services at Cedarfield CCC, a Pinnacle Living community in Richmond, Virginia. Her responsibilities include pastoral care, spiritual programming, worship leadership, and serving on the leadership team for a community of approximately 470 residents. An advocate for the elderly, Florence has written a number of presentations focused on eldercare which include: Meaningful Aging: Spirituality and Our Elders; The Challenges of Thinking and Talking about Growing Older; Kindness as An Act of Care: What Dependent People Wish You Knew.

She has previously held pastorate positions in the UMC Virginia Conference, has provided support to several churches in transition as an interim pastor and has served in a chaplaincy position in a University setting.

Florence and her husband Burt recently celebrated 30 years of marriage and have 5 children ranging from elementary school age to young adults. She enjoys volunteering as a reader at her daughter's school, exploring the Virginia countryside, practicing Pilates, and watching mysteries with her husband.