|Workload||12 credit points, 36 contact hours|
Section A: Pastoral Skills and Methods
An introduction to aims and methods in pastoral care and pastoral counselling and their implications for Christian community.
Section B: Pastoral Care in Particular Situations
In the topics studied below, attention should be paid not only to the needs of those in care but the carers’ own lives.
5. Pastoral care of persons with special needs, including
6. Pastoral care of people in the following situations
7. Pastoral care of those in crises, or with chronic conditions. Students study two of:
8. Community resources for pastoral care, including other helping professions; when to refer
In this subject, you can expect to be guided through a variety of weekly learning activities which are designed to develop your understanding of and skills in the themes and passages covered in the syllabus. Students should allow 10 hours of study time per week for this advanced subject.