This unit offers students an introduction to Christian pastoral care from the perspective of the lay and/or volunteer pastoral carer, covering the theological dimensions integrated with a practical CARE model of basic pastoral care, consisting of the four elements of: connect; actively listen; respond; and encourage.
Unit code: DP1008L
Unit status: Approved (Minor revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 1
Unit discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Proposing College: Australian Lutheran CollegeShow when this unit is running
Articulate an informed understanding of pastoral care
Explore and develop aspects and understandings of pastoral care based on personal experience and reflection, utilising case-study and/or journaling methodologies
Show an awareness of and apply basic skills in pastoral care, using the CARE model
Course relationship: A level 1 unit in undergraduate theology and ministry courses
This unit is underpinned by teaching practices and strategies (e.g. engagement with online learning materials, which may include audio/video, tasks, forums, and asynchronous discussion with lecturer; discussion with the student’s local mentor) which encourage student engagement and participation in a variety of learning tasks and opportunities which foster deep learning.
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Report on theological basis of pastoral care
Case studies using the CARE model
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Prof Albert Haddad on 20 Jul, 2022
Unit record last updated: 2022-07-20 13:59:22 +1000