Supervisory Education

The Pastoral Supervision Faculty teaches units that enable students to develop their understanding of supervision in the area of Pastoral Ministry. Students may choose to study these units as a non-award student or as part of the Master of Arts (Pastoral Supervision).

Units

  • Introduction to Supervisory Practice
  • Educational Theory and Practice in Pastoral Supervision
  • Theological Reflection in the Practice of Pastoral Supervision
  • Advanced Practice in Pastoral Supervision

P8176 Introduction to Supervisory Practice

The unit introduces the supervisory trainee to the practice of pastoral supervision.

Study Level Discipline Sub Discipline Credit Points Prerequisites Exclusions
Postgraduate Christian Life and Ministry Pastoral Theology 18 P8165 Clinical Pastoral Education I, P8166 Clinical Pastoral Education II, Formal application and acceptance into the course Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to use several models of pastoral supervision and critically analyse their usefulness.
  2. Exhibit a sophisticated ability to deal with issues of interpersonal dynamics within a supervisory alliance.
  3. Distinguish between pastoral supervision and therapy.
  4. Interpret how the wider social and professional context affects their work as a pastoral supervisor.
  5. Formulate the principles that underpin their practice of pastoral education.

P8176 Introduction to Supervisory Practice

The unit introduces the supervisory trainee to the practice of pastoral supervision.

Study Level Discipline Sub Discipline Credit Points Prerequisites Exclusions
Postgraduate Christian Life and Ministry Pastoral Theology 9 P8176 Introduction to Supervisory Practice Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Select from different models of adult education.
  2. Design and critically evaluate appropriate learning contexts.
  3. Establish a reflective practice within the context of pastoral supervision.
  4. Create and evaluate the various components of clinical pastoral education into learning opportunities.
  5. Demonstrate the integration of their educational theory with their supervisory practice.

P8176 Introduction to Supervisory Practice

The unit introduces the supervisory trainee to the practice of pastoral supervision.

Study Level Discipline Sub Discipline Credit Points Prerequisites Exclusions
Postgraduate Christian Life and Ministry Pastoral Theology 9 P8176 Introduction to Supervisory Practice Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Teach a range of methods for theological reflection.
  2. Assist others to reflect theologically by modelling it in the practice of pastoral supervision.
  3. Develop a theology of pastoral supervision.
  4. Employ theological reflection as a means to inform their supervisory practice and develop greater congruence.
  5. Integrate their theology of pastoral supervision with their practice.

P8176 Introduction to Supervisory Practice

The unit introduces the supervisory trainee to the practice of pastoral supervision.

Study Level Discipline Sub Discipline Credit Points Prerequisites Exclusions
Postgraduate Christian Life and Ministry Pastoral Theology 18 P8176 Introduction to Supervisory Practice, P8177 Educational Theory and Practice in Pastoral Supervision, P8178 Theological Reflection in the Practice of Pastoral Supervision. Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to use several models of pastoral supervision and critically analyse their usefulness.
  2. Exhibit a sophisticated ability to deal with issues of interpersonal dynamics within a supervisory alliance.
  3. Distinguish between pastoral supervision and therapy.
  4. Interpret how the wider social and professional context affects their work as a pastoral supervisor.
  5. Formulate the principles that underpin their practice of pastoral education.

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