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P9671 Ministry in Complex situations

  • Unit Code & NameP9671 Ministry in Complex situations
  • DescriptionThis unit develops the knowledge and experience of pastoral ministry, providing opportunities for personal development and critical insight into appropriate interventions for specific ministry situations.

    It is intended that this unit will expand the capacity to reflect theologically on response to complex pastoral situations. It involves theological reflection, topics such as marriage and family, divorce, preparation for marriage, singleness, loss and grief, human sexuality, abuse issues, domestic violence, emotional problems, suicide, trauma, self-care and ethical practice in pastoral ministry, and application of theological principles to pastoral practice
    and ministry.
  • DisciplineChristian Life and Ministry
  • LevelPostgraduate
  • Semester2, 2018
  • Delivery ModeIntensive
  • DateJuly 9 - 13 | 32a Barnsbury Grove, Bexley North
  • Lecturer(s) Dr Christine Unicomb
  • PrerequisitesP8501 Introduction to Pastoral and Practical Theology
  • Learning ActivitiesLectures, discussions, DVD, personal learning journal
  • Learning OutcomesAt the end of this unit students will be able to:

    1. Analyse and discuss pastoral issues that arise throughout the life cycle
    2. Demonstrate the ability to apply pastoral theology to pastoral issues
    3. Research and critique principles of ethical behaviour and self-care in pastoral ministry
    4. Develop appropriate interventions for issues that arise in pastoral ministry
    5. Critically reflect on personal responses to issues that arise in pastoral ministry.