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P232 Introduction to Pastoral Care

An introduction to the fundamentals of pastoral care, including how to respond in common pastoral situations (including individual, premarital, couples, family, and crisis situations). Students develop a biblical and theological framework for understanding their own pastoral identity, the meaning of care of persons, and the pastoral role of Christian community. Attention is given to professional ethics, gender and intercultural sensitivity, making appropriate referrals, and the spiritual importance of self-care and boundaries.

Credits: 3.0


Dr. Paul Johnson
Dr. John William Harkins, III
Dr. Pamela Cooper-White

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