Graduate Diploma of Pastoral Counselling GradDipPastCounsell
Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Counselling [exit point only] GradCertPastCounsell
About the course
Pastoral care and counselling skills are exercised in a variety of institutional settings within the overall framework of the churches in Australia at the corporate and congregational levels of denominations, universities, military, corrective services, police, ambulance, trade and industry, and like situations.
These courses are a response to community expectations for professionally trained pastoral counsellors in the church and community. They provide an opportunity for members of the clergy and laity to upgrade their counselling skills and qualifications.
In every session there will be a two- to four-day residential school for the subjects coded THL, except for THL434 which has a five day residential school. These are normally held in January, April/May, July or September.
To graduate with the Master of Arts (Pastoral Counselling), students must successfully complete 128 points.To graduate with the Graduate Diploma of Pastoral Counselling, students must successfully complete 64 points.
Students may choose to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Counselling following the successful completion of 32 points.