Winter Quarter 2019 (residential)
Instructor: Rev. Dr. Rubén Arjona
This course examines various theories, methods, and theologies for the pastoral care and counseling of couples and families. The course encourages the students’ self-reflection on their families of origin as a source of insight for the care of others. Topics include pre-marital counseling, the care of heterosexual and queer couples, and the pastoral accompaniment of children, adolescents, single adults, and the elderly.
As a result of having taken this course, you will:
Degree Learning Goal
Theology and Religious Practices (PR): engage in analysis of contemporary religious traditions and institutions in order to assess, design, and perform meaningful leadership practices with sensitivity to contextual realities and relationships ( Master’s Student Handbook , 2016-2017, p. 5).
Brown, Jaye Robin (2018). Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit. New York: HarperCollins.
Castillo, Ana. (2016). Black Dove: Mamá, Mi'jo, and Me. New York: Feminist Press.
Culbertson, Philip. (2000). Caring for God's People: Counseling and Christian Wholeness. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.
Gilbert, Roberta M. (2013). The Eight Concepts of Bowen Theory: A New Way of Thinking About The Individual and The Group . Lake Frederick, VA: Leading Systems Press.
Miller, Martin (2018). The True "Drama of the Gifted Child": The Phantom Alice Miller-The Real Person. Columbia, SC: Martin Miller.
|Mar 13, 2019||Wed||Attendance & Participation||due by 05:59AM|
|Mar 15, 2019||Fri||Genogram (interview, diagram, individual reflection paper)||due by 05:59AM|