C9203
Developmental Theory and Pastoral Counselling

The unit Developmental Theory and Pastoral Counselling provides an advanced understanding of the physical, social, psychological and spiritual dimensions of the human life cycle through all developmental stages from infancy to older age.

Study Level

Postgraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Counselling

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. analyse recent developments described by a number of developmental theorists
  2. analyse developments in the nature of faith and moral reasoning
  3. evaluate and reflect critically in relation to contemporary gender issues
  4. address developmental concerns within pastoral care and counselling and attain increased self-awareness of developmental issues within their own lives
  5. apply knowledge and skills with creativity to the stages of the life cycle.
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