Vancouver School of Theology

Forming thoughtful, engaged and generous Christian leaders for the church in the 21st century


PT551—Pastoral/Spiritual Care and Practice

View outline (PDF)   Instructor(s): Rev. Dixie Black


  • To facilitate the development of pastoral identity, including what it means to begin to function as a pastoral professional
  • To begin to develop competence and confidence in initiating and developing pastoral relationships
  • To increase knowledge about and understanding of pastoral care
  • To develop the skills necessary to provide effective pastoral care

This course meets on 5 Mondays (9am-12pm) throughout Spring term, as well as over the Spring on-site Module: February 21-25, 2018.

Distance students must connect synchronously for Monday class times.  On-site (in person) attendance during February Intensive Module is required.

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