Directed Studies in Pastoral Leadership 2
Available in 2012
|Seminar - Broken Bay Institute||Semester 1|
Previously offered in 2011, 2010
This course develops Transformative Pastoral Practice in the ministry context of the participants. It is a major resource for their growth in self-knowledge, social awareness, skills for social analysis and theological reflection. It aims to develop the pastoral worker as a pastoral theologian.
Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of theories of personal and social transformation relevant to pastoral practice;
2. Demonstrate an understanding of how urban and rural contexts affect and evoke patterns of institutional and personal response;
3. Propose appropriate pastoral care responses to contextual urban and rural issues;
4. Articulate the range of theological understandings of issues that emerge within the practice of ministry in urban and rural settings.
Themes will include Theories of personal and social transformation; Transformative Learning in ministry contexts; Critique of local and global issues in relation to pastoral context; Systems analysis; Research of social and historical contexts of ministry setting; Ministerial skills, including networking; Peer and individual supervision; Awareness of personal perspective in doing theological reflection on ministry experience; Ethical dimensions of pastoral practice.
Modes of Delivery
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects: for 96 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Individual Supervision: for 6 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 74 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Clinical: for 110 hour(s) per Term for Full Term