Provides a base from which students entering or currently engaged in pastoral counselling in the North American ethnic church setting will be able to develop and enrich their ministry. An introductory, non-practicum course that seeks to provide a general framework for the student. Covers the essential elements of the field of pastoral counselling, and the uniqueness of the ethnic culture and church position toward counselling and pastoral counselling. Both the individual and the systems approach will be introduced. The spiritual aspects of counselling will be emphasized. Different practical areas that a pastor would encounter in the ministry within the ethnic church setting will be explored. Same as COUN 0687 and PAST 0653.
Course Code: CHIN 0605 | Credit Hours: | Seminary Graduate Course