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DR202W: PASTORAL CARE: AN INTRODUCTION (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

Located in the sub discipline of Practical Theology, this course will explore the theology and practice of Pastoral Care.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Ken Jeffrey

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Programme Level 2
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will examine the practices of pastoral care within a local church context by considering basic questions that include: what is pastoral care, why do we care, how do we care, where do we care, who do we care for and when do we care?

 

The role of the carer will be examined and discussed, while students will be encouraged to reflect theologically upon their own experiences of offering pastoral care to others.


Summative Assessments

Report: Individual

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Learning Outcomes
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Essay

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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Re-submission of failed elements.

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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualUnderstandDemonstrate a critical understanding of the history, theology and purpose of pastoral care.
ConceptualAnalyseCritically appraise the ethical issues of pastoral care.
ConceptualApplyAppreciate the role of prayer and the use of the Bible, the importance of listening and the role of hospitality in pastoral care.
FactualUnderstandRecognise the extent of pastoral care that stretches beyond the church and into its surrounding community.
ConceptualAnalyseDemonstrate a critical understanding of the issues that surround caring for families and for people who are experiencing suffering and pain, physical and mental illness, loss and bereavement.
ConceptualEvaluateReflect theologically upon their own practice of pastoral care.

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