This unit offers current and prospective practitioners the opportunity to explore the practice and theology of chaplaincy in a range of school settings, from primary to secondary, state and private. It draws on current literature as well as experts and practitioners, engaging a number of clearly identified issues that reflect the complex nature of chaplaincy in these settings. Time is given to exploring the expansion of chaplaincy in the State School system as well as the role of chaplaincy in the faith-based schools. The unit examines the biblical and theological basis for chaplaincy as part of the mission of the church and seeks to enable students to gain a broad overview of chaplaincy as ministry.
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|Workload||Intensive, 12 credit points.|
Section A: The Role of the Chaplain and a Theology of Chaplaincy (50%)
Section B: Issues among Children, Adolescents and Young Adults (30%)
Section C: Chaplaincy in Practice (20%)
The exploration through observation and interview of a chaplain working in their particular educational setting.