Pastoral Care and Counselling

Unit code: DP3006L


This unit provides a review of basic counselling methodology and issues. The unit also addresses the nature of counselling within a pastoral care and parish context, considering ethical concerns and responding to the question of theodicy. It introduces students to specialised contexts of care and counselling: crisis, sickness, death, grief and mental illness.


Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Study level

  • Bachelor Level 3

Alternative study level

  • Bachelor Level 2


  • At least 36 points in Field D—Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies (DP), including Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counselling



Credit points: 18

Available in 2019

  • Semester 2: Classroom-based

Unit updated: 16/11/2018 12:12pm