P5013
Pastoral Ministry in Context

This unit develops the knowledge and experience of pastoral ministry, providing opportunities for personal development and insight into appropriate interventions for specific ministry situations. It is intended that this unit will expand the capacity to reflect theologically on the response to everyday pastoral situations. It involves theological reflection and focuses on marriage and family, divorce, preparation for marriage, singleness, loss and grief, human sexuality, abuse issues, domestic violence, emotional problems, suicide, trauma, and self-care and ethical practice in pastoral ministry. It applies of theological principles to pastoral practice and ministry.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

9 credit points in P (Pastoral Theology) units.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify and discuss pastoral issues that arise throughout the life cycle
  2. Reflect on the application of pastoral theology to pastoral issues
  3. Explain principles of ethical behaviour and self-care in pastoral ministry
  4. Develop and display appropriate interventions for issues that arise in pastoral ministry.
  5. Reflect on personal responses to issues that arise in pastoral ministry
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