Students will engaged in a planned program of activities within a supervised ministry context. The practice of ministry will provide opportunity for reflection on spiritual, personal and vocational identity. Critical and reflective analysis will provide an important basis for generating development of ministry competencies. Professional ministry standards including safeguarding underpin this unit. This is a Supervised Theological Field Education Unit.
Unit code: DP2906T
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 2
Unit discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Proposing College: Trinity College Theological SchoolShow when this unit is running
Demonstrate competencies in ministry practice in the field placement ministry context
Reflect critically on the value of the placement for spiritual and personal identity, wellbeing, and vocational development
Reflect critically on ministry practice and context, including an integrated understanding of Child Safeguarding and Professional Ministry Standards
Document evidence about self-awareness and learning which have arisen within the placement
Integrate wider theological reading into theological reflection on their ministry placement and its context
This unit must not be undertaken as a sole first unit of study. The student must be actively engaged in a ministry context. Completion of at least the equivalent of one year of theological study. Students will have undertaken a learning module on the unversity’s Code of Conduct, and satisfied the training criteria for safe ministry required by their denomination before commencement of this module.
Students undertake a field placement in a ministry setting. Students negotiate and evaluate the field placement through a Supervised Theological Field Education Coordinator. The Coordinator will facilitate orientation and end of placement review seminars, and individual meetings with students throughout the placement. While on placement students attend regular meetings with an accredited Placement Supervisor and with a field committee as appropriate and engage in a peer group process for theological reflection.
|Type||Description||Word count||Weight (%)|
|Journal - Reflective Journal||
Reflective Journal (Minimum of 6 entries)
|Critical Review - Analytic Summary||2500||50.0|
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 9 Oct, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2021-06-07 08:43:49 +1000