Course Memo

Part I of the online Pastoral Care sequence. Theory and practice of pastoral care within diverse cultural and socio-economic contexts. Integration of biblical, theological, liturgical, spiritual, psychological, and sociological perspectives and resources. Emphasis on the application of family systems and family life cycle theory to self, pastoral care in diverse contexts, and personal faith development. Role-playing, cases, films, lectures, small groups.  This course is offered as a seven-week intensive during the first half of the semester.  DL students will be given priority. [30 max enrollment]