addresses two questions: what are the purposes and goals of “Pastoral Counseling” andwhat characteristics are true of a healthy, ethical and properly motivated PastoralCounselor? Be pithy!! Two double spaced pages.
Upload on Courses.ciu.edu websiteby Wednesday January 11th.Post Course Work: You will receive feedback on each of these requirements.
Triad Report: 2 pages. Your report on your triad feedback and observations.It should include:Observation and evaluation of counseling skills of others in the triad.Feedback on your counseling skills.Summary of your counseling skills: strengths and weaknesses.Changes that you want to make in my counseling skills
The Triad Paper is due on Courses.ciu.edu by Friday January 25
Personal Position Paper: Taking what you have learned from the course along with yourtheology, personality, the type of person you will be helping and the constraints of yourministry, write an
page paper articulating the type of counseling that you believe thatGod is calling you to do. Additional help will be given in class. The outline for thepaper should include the following:Your Personality (MBTI, style of relating, factual, relational, analytical, etc.)Theology (Importance of God’s holiness, grace, mercy, confession, faith, etc.)Spiritual Formation (How counseling is used to grow people to spiritual maturity.)Target audience (What issue, age, sex, passage in life?)View of Biblical and Integrated CounselingRole of Bible, prayer, obedience, Holy SpiritTechniques (What are the core interventions, skills, relationships that are needed.)Time constraints ( How long, how often, your workload, amount of contact.)Goals for the counselee (What or where should the counselee do or be when thecounseling is finished?)
The Personal Position Paper is to be uploaded to the course website byWednesday February 17
Final Exam: The final exam is based on material from the lectures and the reading withthe student demonstrating his or her skills by giving well thought out responses tocounseling situations. The exam is a take home exam, given out in class.
The Final Exam is to be uploaded to the Courses.ciu.edu website by FridayMarch 1
Reading (Approximately 900 pages.) 45 hoursPersonal Position Paper 15 hours