Pastoral Care / Counselling Course
Based on the four concepts of Listening, Understanding, Being and Journeying, both with yourself and others. This course helps participants to develop self-awareness, an essential skill for effective pastoral work, and also teaches the theory and practice of pastoral care and counselling skills in the context of the Christian faith.
Module 1 - Listening to Self and Others, provides an introduction to the principles of pastoral care, faith development using the Dynamic Cycle, a unique psychological and spiritual model. Working in small groups you will have the opportunity to become more self-aware, learning to receive help as well as give it.
- Overview of life and personal stories
- Listening and responding
- Dynamic Cycle
- Pastoral Care
Journeying and faith development
Dates and Times:
Module 1 (Listening to self and others)
The module will be covered over three half-weekends (Friday evening/Saturday all day):
- January 18/19, 2013
- February 15/16
- March 22/23
The venue is St Augustine's Presbytery, 30 Coniscliffe Road, Darlington, County Durham DL3 7RG.
The cost is £150 for three half-weekends. Accommodation is not included in the cost, but there are plenty of places to stay in the area.
If you are interested, please contact; Bridge Pastoral Foundation office: firstname.lastname@example.org
or email Rachel McGovern: email@example.com (07903 485691)
Location: Darlington, Co Durham