This unit explores concepts of developmental theory and selected theological works linking pastoral theory and pastoral practice. It introduces some theories of psychosocial development across the lifespan, and explores how we reach an under-standing of the self within personal, familial, social and cultural contexts.
Unit code: DP1001Y
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 1
Unit discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Proposing College: Yarra Theological UnionShow when this unit is running
Demonstrate an understanding of some selected approaches to human development.
Compare and contrast some theological and psychological positions on human development and a theology of the self.
Outline some key notions of the self within different social and cultural contexts.
Describe the place of human development theory and a theological understanding of the self within pastoral practice.
Entry level unit for pastoral studies discipline
Face to Face or online: lecture
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Assessment Task 1: A short essay on a human development theory.
Assessment Task 2: A short essay on a cultural understanding of the self.
Assessment Task 3: An essay on human development theory and theological under-standing in relation to pastoral practice.
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 23 Sep, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2021-06-07 08:43:49 +1000