Curriculum for Basic SPE

The information below reflects the edges of Curriculum Development for Supervised Pastoral Education in CASC/ACSS. Peter Van Katwyk has been working at this project and you are welcome to have a look. An editorial committee is reviewing and will be revising the content as time goes on.

  1. INTRODUCTION TO CURRICULUM – VanKatwyk and Cooper
  2. OUTLINE AND CONTENTS- (this is the outline)
  3. DACUM CHAPTER FINAL VERSION
  4. SAMPLE LESSON PLANS – Cooper, Temple-Jones, et al, Pallium 2006

I. PRINCIPLES OF SPIRITUAL CARE AND COUNSELLING

  1. The Personal Relationship in Caring
  2. Self-Differentiated Caring
  3. Relational Patterns in Caring
  4. Styles of Caring
  5. Person-Centered Caring
  6. Task-Focused caring
  7. Self Care Mandate
  8. Theological/Faith-Based Reflection

II. PRACTICES IN SPIRITUAL CARE AND COUNSELLING

  1. Caring Conversations- Therapeutic Communication
  2. Spirituality in the Practice of Care
  3. Loss & Grieving – Theory And Practices
  4. Conflict Management
  5. Group Facilitation and Leadership
  6. Religion Spirituality and Inter-Cultural Competence

III. THEORIES OF HUMAN FUNCTIONING AND SPIRITUALITY

  1. Psychodynamic Perspectives on Personality
  2. Humanistic-Existential Personality Theories
  3. Family/Social Systems Dynamics
  4. Varieties of Spiritual Experience

IV. THEORIES OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

  1. Individual Life Cycle Theory
  2. Family Life Cycle Theory
  3. Healthy Functioning and Spiritual Growth

V. BASIC CONCEPTS IN SPIRITUAL CARE

  1. Forgiveness
  2. Gratitude
  3. Hope
  4. Lamentation
  5. Living Human Document
  6. Suffering
  7. The “God” Name

VI. KNOWLEDGE OF CULTURAL/RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY

  1. Navigating the Waters of Diversity
  2. Workbook on Intercultural PC & C is available through a link in the above file in footnote 5 on page 4.

VII. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FIELD

  1. Research in Spiritual Care and Therapy
  2. Research and Publication
  3. Adult Learning Theory and Teaching
  4. Supervision and Critical Reflection

VIII. PROFESSIONAL INTEGRITY AND ROLE EXPERTISE

  1. Professional Ethics & Spiritual Care and Counselling
  2. Bioethic Decision Making
  3. Administration and Appropriate Record Keeping
  4. Relations With Community Faith Groups
  5. Inter-Professional Awareness And Practice
  6. Community Spiritual Health Care
  7. Service/Program Development and Strategic Planning

July 20, 2010