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Pastoral Care and Visitation in Ministry Context

Code: DP3024L
Points: 18
Vicarage only

This Supervised Theological Field Education unit focuses especially on providing students with the opportunity for practising people-helping skills in a ministry context. Students learn about and experience pastoral care and visitation in a field experience under supervision of an STFE Workplace Director. Students are given a range of contexts for pastoral care and visitation and provided opportunity to practise using pastoral resources appropriately in a variety of care and visitation situations. Professional ministry standards including safeguarding underpin this unit.

Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Study level: Undergraduate Level 3


  • 36 points in the discipline of Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies (DP)
  • Prior to commencement of placement, completion of learning module on the University code of conduct as well as safeguarding processes, including children and vulnerable persons, required by the LCA


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 Andrew Pfeiffer