Course Memo

Part 2 of the online Pastoral Care sequence.  Continuing study of 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 brief pastoral counseling; personal and faith development. Role-playing, cases, films, lectures, small groups. This course is offered during the second half of the semester following Spring Break. DL students will be given priority. [30 max enrollment]