Introduction to Chaplaincy

This unit aims to introduce the student to fundamental issues and challenges faced by chaplains in a variety of situations.

Study Level



Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Counselling

Credit Points




Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the key elements of the role of a chaplain in a specific context
  2. Detail the range and roles of other personnel with whom a chaplain will be required to operate as an effective people helper
  3. Articulate essential principles for establishing and maintaining the chaplain’s personal well-being
  4. Apply principles of chaplaincy to solving a complex issue in the context of chaplaincy
  5. Develop a personal plan for professional conduct as a chaplain in their particular actual or anticipated context.
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