PRA2121 Christian Counselling 1


PRA2121 Christian Counselling 1

Course Description

This course introduces the student to the field of pastoral care including its basis, goals, terminology, concepts and techniques. The student will learn how to use the Bible appropriately as a counselling tool for people struggling with personal issues such as anxiety, unforgiveness, depression, and illness. The course also teaches how to help people to cope better with child rearing, violence, abuse, crisis and grief.

Course Outcomes

    By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Demonstrate broad understanding of Christian counselling as a field within pastoral care, including its terminology, basis, goals, and techniques.
  • Appreciate the changes that take place in different stages of life, and use this knowledge to enrich your own life as a counsellor.
  • Use the Bible appropriately as a counselling tool for people struggling with personal issues such as anxiety, unforgiveness, depression, and illness.
  • Help people to cope better with child rearing, violence, abuse, crises, and grief.