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 15 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes

Scheduling

0.50 credits
Spring 2013
Thurs 2pm-4pm
Rockefeller Hall Room 117

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