Diploma of Pastoral Counselling
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Stanmore House||Yes||Part-time internal||
This course gives the necessary skills and knowledge to work as a Christian pastoral counsellor in the context of Christian ministry. Competencies gained include: applying systemic perspectives in a pastoral counselling context; responding to issues arising within the context of pastoral counselling; planning and conducting group activities; recognising and managing conflict; conducting pastoral counselling by integrating theological foundations and psychological concepts, and; responding to individuals at risk of self-harm or suicide.
Subjects you can Study
About Booth CollegeEstablished in 1921, Booth College (formerly the Salvation Army College of Further Education) is the training and educational department of the Salvation Army in the Australia Eastern Territory (encompassing New South Wales, ACT and Queensland). Booth College provides a wide range of accredited and non-accredited courses in ministry, theology, leadership and management, counselling, pastoral care and several VET courses, including hospitality, furniture making, outdoor recreation, information technology and adult literacy and numeracy courses. Booth College is comprised of a number of external sites where accredited vocational training is carried out for targeted audiences such as early school leavers, those who are unemployed and wanting to re-enter the work force or people recovering from addiction and/or substance abuse.
FEE-HELP is available for eligible higher education students.
Provider CRICOS: 00985J (VET), 02948J (Higher Education) RTO code: HE: SCD; 0328
DiplomaCourse code: 10323NAT
- Part-time internal = 1 year
Attendance required at an introductory 2 day session in February, plus 2 other 10 day intensive sessions in June and October/November
Life after Study
Counsellors assist people to identify and define their emotional issues and better understand themselves by explaining options, setting goals, providing therapy and helping them to take action.
Religious leaders are responsible for leading worship, and providing guidance and instruction to members of their faith, sect or tribe. They are also responsible for any associated administrative duties. The term 'religious leader' covers a range of titles and functions such as Aboriginal ceremonial celebrant, chaplain, imam, minister, missionary, monk, nun, pastor, priest, rabbi, religious brother/sister, religion teacher, religious counsellor and religious youth leader.