C8180
Pastoral Counselling in Context

The unit Pastoral Counselling in Context introduces students to various models of pastoral counselling that are integral to the process of ministry.  Emphasis will be on learning the function of basic counselling skills within the pastoral context and on theological reflection upon this form of pastoral activity.

Study Level

Postgraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Counselling

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Exclusions

C8102 Pastoral Counselling in Ministry

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. assess the role of counselling skills in ministry
  2. adapt these skills to various pastoral situations and contexts
  3. identify the different features of a variety of pastoral situations
  4. apply counselling skills appropriately
  5. exhibit an understanding of the ethics of the practice of pastoral counselling and its limits.
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