This unit offers an introduction to pastoral care and counselling in the Christian congregation and community, geared to the perspective of the pastor and pastoral carer. It covers the classic tradition of Christian pastoral care, and its development, together with an overview of counselling theories and models, including an introduction to the practice of basic people-helping skills.
Unit Code: DP2202L
Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2
Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
Proposing College: Australian Lutheran CollegeShow when this Unit is running
Articulate the concepts inherent in pastoral care and counselling in its various forms and contexts
Analyse and evaluate literature on pastoral care and counselling within given theological frameworks, in both the theoretical and practical dimensions
Demonstrate basic people-helping abilities and skills which are foundational to effective pastoral care and counselling
Make connections between their understanding and practice of pastoral care and counselling and other paradigms of human development and counselling from the human sciences.
Demonstrate advanced people-helping skills for effective pastoral care and counselling
Integrate their understanding and practice of pastoral care and counselling with paradigms of human development and care from the social sciences and evaluate these in light of new understandings.
DP1036L Foundations of Christian Worship and Spiritual Formation or equivalent
Lectures, seminars, class exercise and counselling role play
Critical Review (Book response) 1350 words
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Seminar (Class presentation) 1800 words
Report 1350 words (equivalent)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-05 00:04:36 +1100