Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counselling

Unit code: DP2002L


This unit offers an introduction to pastoral care and counselling in the Christian congregation and community, geared to the perspective of the pastor and pastoral carer.

It covers the classic tradition of Christian pastoral care, and its development, together with an overview of counselling theories and models, including an introduction to the practice of basic people helping skills.


Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Study level

  • Bachelor Level 2

Alternative study level

  • Bachelor Level 1


  • DP1036L Foundations of Christian Worship and Spiritual Formation or equivalent



Credit points: 15

Available in 2018

  • Semester 2: Classroom-based

Unit updated: 08/12/2017 4:00pm