The Centre for Ageing and Pastoral Care (CAPS) has appointed clinical psychologist and academic Dr Bruce Stevens as its new director.
CAPS is part of St Mark’s National Theological Centre in Canberra and the School of Theology at Charles Sturt University (CSU). The centre supports research, education and policy development in ageing, pastoral studies and ethics.
Dr Stevens’ appointment also includes the role of Wicking Chair of Ageing and Practice Theology at CSU. His current research interests include the specialist discipline of geropsychology, theology in older people and ageing prisoners.
Dr Stevens was an Associate Professor in Clinical and Forensic Psychology at the University of Canberra and was ordained in the Anglican ministry in 1980. He has a PhD from Boston University and has lectured at St Mark’s National Theological Centre.