Pastoral Care and Counseling in Contexts
This course, taught by Michael Koppel at Wesley Theological Seminary, is an introduction to foundational issues in pastoral theology, care, and counseling (PTC&C). We will survey a broad range of topics, including the following: analysis and construction of theology from a pastoral perspective; the interplay of culture, social analysis, and care; ethical and legal issues in pastoral practice; pastoral care in specific crises; congregational care; lifespan issues and pastoral care. The course methods include assigned reading and writing projects, video teaching material, large group discussions, and small group care exercises for development of pastoral skills.
- Course Categories: Pastoral Theology
- Science Topics: Health & Wellness, Neuroscience, Brain, & Mind
- Seminaries: Wesley Theological Seminary
- Syllabus: Pastoral Care and Counseling in Contexts
pastoral care, addiction, trauma, depression