Basic Unit of Clinical Pastoral Education 2

This unit seeks to build on the first foundational unit of Clinical Pastoral Education. Students will develop a deeper awareness of what is occurring in pastoral ministry and a greater appreciation of their role as a reflective practitioner. Students will be able to articulate their theology of ministry and make a spiritual assessment. The unit includes spiritual assessment, cultural diversity, theological reflection, pastoral interventions including empathy, theological issues: forgiveness, suffering, and grief and loss.

Study Level



Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points



P7277 Basic Unit of Clinical Pastoral Education I.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Interpret what is occurring in pastoral conversations
  2. Exhibit an ability to use a variety of pastoral responses including empathy
  3. Select an appropriate Spiritual Assessment tool for use in their ministry context
  4. Articulate the theological principles of their pastoral practice.
  5. Show an integration of the insights and feedback gained from the reflective process in their ministry.
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