Graduate Diploma of Ageing and Pastoral Studies

Professional knowledge and skills for Later Life pastoral and spiritual care

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Grad Dip of Ageing and Pastoral Studies

The Graduate Diploma of Ageing and Pastoral Studies equips graduates with the professional knowledge and skills to confidently deliver effective and sensitive pastoral care for older people, ensuring their receive the spiritual support they need across a wide range of settings.

The course also prepares graduates to move into a leadership role within pastoral and community settings, and in the aged care industry for the provision of pastoral and spiritual care.

FULL COURSE DETAILS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE CSU WEBSITE.

Graduate Certificate in Ageing and Pastoral Studies (32) [Exit Point Only]

Core Subjects (32):

  • THL445 Foundations for Pastoral and Spiritual Care of Older People
  • THL446 Pastoral and Spiritual Care of Older People
  • THL451 Theological and Ethical Issues for People in Later Life
  • GER402 Ageing Bodies, Ageing Minds

Graduate Diploma of Ageing and Pastoral Studies (64)

Core Subjects (40):

  • THL445 Foundations for Pastoral and Spiritual Care of Older People
  • THL446 Pastoral and Spiritual Care of Older People
  • THL451 Theological and Ethical Issues for People in Later Life
  • GER402 Ageing Bodies, Ageing Minds
  • WEL424 Loss, Grief and Palliative Care for Older People

Restricted Electives (24)

Choose three subjects (24) from the following:

  • THL400 Pastoral Counselling Skills
  • THL435 Applied Pastoral Theology
  • THL444 Pastoral and Spiritual Care in Residential and Community Aged Care Settings
  • THL521 Theological Ethics for the Helping Professions
  • THL530 Social Research Methods for Pastoral Studies
  • THL564 Mental Health Challenges for Pastoral and Spiritual Care
  • THL566 Pastoral Practice in Ageing: Politics, Policy and Principles

 

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