Pastoral Care Skills

Moodle: 20.01.2015 - 28.05.2015
Classes: 17.02.2015 - 02.04.2015
Closed Registration ended on:
Course focus: ICL, CTH, MDiv, GLS MA
Topics covered
AWM-course-no: 2140703 CIU-course-no: CNC 6400
Weekday: Wed

This course develops a basic understanding of Pastoral Care knowledge and skills that prepare the ministry practitioner to relate gently and skillfully to the inner areas of individuals lives. Additionally, it assists with understanding the elements that make up each person's sense of self, their inner resources, resilience and capacity to cope with major life crises, death, and loss. The course is centered around practical theological activities that draws on a rich religious tradition and theology that focuses on the integration of person, faith, belief, method, and practice. Specific Skill development include ability development in comforting, encouraging, befriending, attending, listening, understanding, comforting, and caring as addressed in the context of social and personal dynamics of caring for the wounded soul/person.

Michael W. Langston

(Ph.D., University of Aberdeen, UK; D.Min., Bethel Theological Seminary, USA) Professor of Chaplain Ministries at Columbia International University in Columbia, South Carolina (USA).


Price table

M.A. Tuition Fee 550 €
M.A. Tuition Fee AEM Member 440 €
M.A. Registration Fee 30 €
M.A. Late Registration Fee 50 €
M.A. Tuition Fee Auditor 320 €