• Fall Unit - Pastoral Listening Skills & Trauma Ministry

  • Pastoral Listening Skills & Trauma Ministry

    Conceptual

    • Develop a conceptual model and theology for understanding how pastoral care and conversation fit into the broader scheme of pastoral functioning
    • Introduce and practice pastoral conversation micro-skills
    • Encourage the development of intensive empathic listening as a means for pastoral care
    • Develop a conceptual model of trauma and an understanding of ministry to patients who experience trauma

    Clinical/Experiential

    • Orientation to St. Anthony Hospital and the Department of Education and Spiritual Care
    • Immersion in the system and environment of clinical assignment
    • Clinical /verbatim presentations with emphasis on pastoral conversation

    Personal

    • Exploration of personal history and group formation (interpersonal relations seminar)
    • Unit retreat with focus on genograms
    • Individual supervision