Content

This unit is a natural extension to Pastoral Care in Context 1. It builds on the care and counselling skills that were established in the first unit and extends the use of those skills into specific pastoral contexts.

Unit Code: DP8127L

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate intermediate abilities in people-helping and pastoral counselling skills

2.

Integrate aspects of theory and practice of pastoral counselling with theological insight

3.

Apply counselling skills within a variety of pastoral situations

4.

Articulate the critical issues related to various contextualised counselling approaches

5.

Analyse and evaluate the practice of pastoral care in contemporary contexts

Unit sequence

Required: Pastoral Care in Context 1 Recommended: Active involvement within a community or service area, where the student is able to engage in acts of pastoral care and counselling; Bible Then and Now and/or The Christian Faith in Modern Context (or their equivalents)

Pedagogy

Engagement with online learning materials, including audio/video, tasks, forums, and asynchronous discussion with lecturer.

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

600 word papers

7.0
Essay

600 word papers

8.0
Essay

600 word papers

7.0
Essay

600 word papers

8.0
Essay

3000 word research paper and reflection on a selected pastoral care context

60.0
Essay

600 word written evaluation of the unit, describing how the student has grown in understanding and skills as a pastoral carer

10.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-31 14:59:49 +1100