Pastoral Care: Self, Family, Congregation
College: Knox College
Instructor 1: McCarroll, Pamela
Course Code: 
KNP2548HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

This course introduces students to practices and theories of pastoral care with an emphasis on self awareness and pastoral practice in an intercultural context. The first half of the course will focus on systems theories - family of origin, cultures of origin and social identity. Students will explore and present their own families of origin and social identity as a means to learn the theory, consider ministry implications and develop self awareness. The second half of the course will provide hands-on opportunities to practice pastoral skills while learning theory regarding grief and loss, death and dying, ethical decision making, spiritual care, developing pastoral relationships. Lecture, discussion, small group work, mid-term paper, case studies.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2010
Summer 2010
Start Time: 
11:00
End Time: 
13:00
Schedule: 
Wed
Minimum: 
0
Maximum: 
20
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Means of Evaluation: