This Supervised Theological Field Education unit provides students with the challenge to establish learning goals appropriate to their learning stage and to the actual ministry context in which they are placed, and to demonstrate the capacity for self-directed learning within the supervisory process. The unit will focus on the development of competency in and appropriate use of ministry skills, including theological reflection on ministry experience and the integration of theological study and ministry practice. LCA professional ministry standards including safeguarding underpin this unit.
Unit code: DP9032L
Unit status: Approved (New unit)
Unit level: Postgraduate Elective
Unit discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Proposing College: Australian Lutheran CollegeShow when this unit is running
Demonstrate an integrated understanding of Child Safeguarding and Professional Ministry Standards as they apply in the context
Design and negotiate learning goals for a supervised experience in a ministry context
Formulate a critical understanding of the range of ministry skills required in the placement context
Reflect critically on the contribution of the field placement to spiritual and personal development, and awareness of personal readiness for vocation
Document evidence of learning about ministry skills and professional standards that has resulted from the field placement
Course relationship: A Supervised Theological Field Education (STFE) unit in postgraduate coursework awards. Enrolment only permitted in the final three semesters of the degree.
Prerequisites: 48 points in the discipline of Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies (DP).
Co-requisites: Prior to commencement of placement, completion of a learning module on the University code of conduct as well as safeguarding processes including children and vulnerable persons, as required by the LCA
This STFE learning is informed by relevant literature, Workplace Director observation and mentoring, and student reflective integrative responses.
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Identify and negotiate learning goals
A critical evaluation of a range of ministry skills
A theological reflection on the contribution of the field placement to spiritual and personal development
A record of placement including specific reflection on Child Safeguarding and Professional Ministry Standards in the context of the placement
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 9 Oct, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2020-10-09 11:55:11 +1100