This is a Supervised Theological Field Education Unit. STFE provides a framework for reflection, action, and the integration of learning with pastoral practice. It takes a specific context of ministry and focuses on how the application of skills gained and concepts explored during theological studies are now being applied and critiqued. Students are required to engage in a pastoral placement, approved by the Director of Field Education after a formal interview, for a minimum of twelve hours per week for two semesters.
Unit code: DP3069W
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 3
Unit discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Proposing College: Whitley CollegeShow when this unit is running
Assess the application of ministry learning and personal development a goals as demonstration of intentionality in ministry.
Critique core aspects of their operational theology, identifying the sources and experiences that formed their theological framework.
Constructively critique feedback on ministry practice from members of a congregation or agency, peers and supervisor.
Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical standards and processes involved in pastoral practice, identifying safeguarding approaches to leadership and care.
Articulate personal theological understandings and integrate their insights into their ministry practice.
Integrate an understanding of Child Safeguarding and Professional Ministry Standards into professional practice.
This unit requires at least one unit in each of Field B, C & D. The unit should be taken toward the end of an undergraduate award, seeking to integrate theological learnings with practice.
Prohibited combination: XP3069W
This unit draws upon the learning gained from practical ministry contexts. Students need to have a work placement in an authorized context. The unit involves face-to-face or synchronized online media peer group sessions, workplace/congregational feedback groups, supervisory sessions with an accredited pastoral supervisor (other than their workplace director).
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Practical Assessment (workplace evaluation & personal & Professional evaluation)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 9 Oct, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2021-06-07 08:43:51 +1000