This unit explores the pastoral dimensions of grief and loss, marriage and family and interpersonal relationships. The unit has a special focus on the development of effective helping skills and healthy boundaries, the management of conflict and vocational self- awareness. The unit is undergirded by a biblical and theological approach to the discipline of pastoral care.
Develop and practice a variety of pastoral helping skills that will assist them as they seek to work with young people.
Write and present verbatim reports and case studies.
Show a biblical and critical awareness of key issues related to pastoral themes, such as family systems, coping with grief and loss, and conflict management.
Outline issues that impinge upon a pastoral carer, including setting and maintaining boundaries, handling conflict and having healthy ministry practice.
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Case study (750 words)
Reflective verbatim (750 words)
Thematic essay (1,500 words)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 28 Jul, 2016
Unit record last updated: 2020-10-30 19:16:45 +1100