Dr Lynn Moresi and team
Explore the nature and practice of pastoral care in the context of dementia, palliative care, and end-of-life care. This is a unit for those interested in or currently working as pastoral carers, spiritual carers, ministers, or chaplains. Focused theological input, case study analysis, peer reflection and practitioner insight will engage participants as they review their own practice and develop their own theological frameworks. The unit will consider the social determinants of health in Australia today and critique individual and corporate pastoral care responses. Drawing on recent theological, spiritual care and healthcare literature, participants will consider what promotes health and spiritual wellbeing in the context of dementia and palliative care.
|Study Mode||Semi-intensive: 8 sessions over August, September (including 1 Saturday), and October 2019|
Mid-year enrolments are now open.
This unit is due to run in semester 2, 2019. To find out more about the unit, enrolments, or to make an appointment to meet with a course advisor, please contact the College.
Whitley College is a culturally diverse community of learners committed to practical expressions of God’s activity in the world. We wrestle together in spiritual formation through theological reflection, creative exploration and academic rigour.
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