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Pastoral Care in Context 1

Code: DP8008L
Points: 24

This unit introduces pastoral care and counselling skills, for those who wish to be better equipped for ministry within their own workplace, congregation or community. It covers the theological basis for Christian helping, and introduces foundational helping skills, using the CARE model.

Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Study level: Postgraduate Foundational


  • Recommended: Active involvement within a community or service area, where the student is able to engage in acts of pastoral care and counselling
  • Bible Then and Now and/or The Christian Faith in Modern Context (or their equivalents)


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.

Pastor Richard Haar