Pastoral People 1

Unit code: DP1008L


This unit offers students an introduction to Christian pastoral care and counselling from the perspective of a the lay and/or volunteer pastoral carer, covering the theological dimensions integrated with a practical “CARE” model of basic pastoral care and counselling: contacting and connecting; assessing and analysing; responding and referring and lastly, evaluation.


Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Study level

  • Bachelor Level 1


  • There are no previous counselling prerequisites
  • Recommended: active involvement within a community or service area, where the student is able to engage in acts of pastoral care and counselling. It is also assumed that participants have grounding in the essentials of the Christian faith. 



Credit points: 18

Available in 2019

  • Semester 1: Online

Unit updated: 30/10/2018 3:25pm