HDS 2927

Spiritual Care and Counseling

Cheryl A. Giles


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. Note: Course has additional hour to be arranged.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 22 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes


0.50 credits
Fall 2012
Thurs 4pm-6:30pm
Andover Hall Room 102

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