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: DP3004S
Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3
Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
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.
At least 15 points of foundational studies in fields B, C and D (including DP1001S).
Lectures and tutorials
Reflective Case Study 2000 words
Research Essay 2500 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2014
Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-14 13:56:21 +1000