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Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counselling

Code: DP2002L
Points: 18
Study mode: Face to face

This unit offers an introduction to pastoral care and counselling in the Christian congregation and community, geared to the perspective of the pastor and pastoral carer. It covers the classic tradition of Christian pastoral care, and its development, together with an overview of counselling theories and models, including an introduction to the practice of basic people helping skills.

Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Study level: Undergraduate Level 2 (can also be studied at Level 1)


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Further information

  • Refer to the current Student handbook for required texts.
  • Learning outcomes, assessment details and recommended texts are provided before the scheduled unit start date.

Dr Stephen Pietsch