Self, Family, Congregation

KNP2548HF  L0101
Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An introduction to a study of the transgenerational processes operative in a minister's three key contexts -- the family of origin, the nuclear family/family of creation and the work 'family' or congregation. Current family systems theory will be explored for its insight in assessing the "emotional/instinctual system" of these three contexts. Practical applications will focus on the minister's personal growth, use of self and leadership style in offering pastoral care. Lectures, class and small group discussion, written assignments (20%), role play class presentation (20%), major paper (50%), class participation (10%).

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Pamela McCarroll
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 20

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