HDS 2927

Spiritual Care and Counseling

Cheryl A. Giles

Description

This introductory course (previously Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counseling) focuses on developing an understanding of the basic psychological concepts and clinical skills necessary for effective spiritual care and counseling. Contemporary challenges encountered by spiritual caregivers as facilitators of healing and growth with individuals and communities across religious traditions are examined. Prerequisite: prior field education or related experience.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 20 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes

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Scheduling

0.50 credits
Fall 2014
Tues 4pm-6:30pm
Course location to be announced.

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Religion, Literature, and Culture
  • Religion and the Social Sciences
  • Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Non-Tradition Specific
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
Language Course Designation(s) None