This unit provides an introduction to: (a) Physical, psychological, social and spiritual dynamics of loss. (b) Pastoral skills for working with people experiencing loss. (c) Pastoral issues in palliative care. The unit will use a variety of teaching methods, including video presentations, interviews with persons involved in palliative care or bereavement support, and lecture and discussion sessions.
Unit code: DP2004S
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 2
Unit discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Proposing College: Stirling Theological CollegeShow when this unit is running
Identify a range of human experiences of loss.
Articulate strategies for caring for people facing or experiencing imminent loss.
Create a pastoral care plan to address issues of loss identified in a case study.
Articulate the effects of grief and loss on human spirituality.
Lectures and tutorials.
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Reflective Case Study 2000 words
Research Essay 2000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 28 Oct, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2021-06-07 08:43:48 +1000