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Pastoral Care and Counselling

Code: DP3006L
Points: 18
Face to face (live-streamed)

This unit provides a review of basic counselling methodology and issues. The unit also addresses the nature of counselling within a pastoral care and parish context, considering ethical concerns and responding to the question of theodicy. It introduces students to specialised contexts of care and counselling: crisis, sickness, death, grief and mental illness.

Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Study level: Undergraduate Level 3


  • At least 36 points in the discipline of Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies (DP)


Further information

  • Refer to the current Student handbook supplement: unit guide for required texts and scheduled lectures and tutorials.
  • Distance students are encouraged to participate in live-streamed lectures and tutorials.

Dr Stephen Pietsch