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This unit is a practical unit in a supervised ministry context. This unit offers the opportunity for the acquisition and development of skills for ministry in an intensive pastoral/ministry placement of 12 weeks. As such, it provides practical experience, reflection on that experience under supervision, and participative learning. The model proposed is action-reflection-integration, under supervision. Examples of such long-term pastoral placement would include parish ministry, youth ministry and ministry to Indigenous persons.

Unit Code: DP3004C

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate advanced skills in pastoral interaction in terms of self-reflection and articulation of experience;

2.

Exhibit the capacity to work collaboratively with others in ministry, under supervision;

3.

Manifest the capacity to work through the unit paradigm of action-reflection-integration, under supervision;

4.

Complete ministry reports and ministry journal in such a way as to evidence appropriation of the paradigm;

5.

Compare and contrast a range of pastoral presence skills in relation to theoretical models and practical skills, particularly in diverse settings;

6.

Manifest the capacity to integrate scripture and theological texts into pastoral situations as the basis for ministry reflection.

Unit sequence

Two Field D units and DP2001C and DP2002C for BMin students

Pedagogy

Field work/placement oriented Emphasis on action-reflection-integration model Regular face to face discussion with supervisor Assignment assessment tasks Experience in the field

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Verbatim Report

500 word paper (reflective verbatim of a ministry situation)

10.0
Verbatim Report

500 word paper (reflective verbatim of a ministry situation)

10.0
Verbatim Report

500 word paper (reflective verbatim of a ministry situation)

10.0
Verbatim Report

500 word paper (reflective verbatim of a ministry situation)

10.0
Journal

Journal of 3000 words (using an action-reflection-integration approach, record significant pastoral encounters as learning experiences, reviewed under supervision).

60.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-14 13:45:42 +1000