Academic Programs 

Essential Skills in Pastoral Counseling and Ministry (AM-638)
January Interession and Winter/Spring 2009

This course will offer pastors, lay ministers and caregivers an opportunity to learn basic counseling skills for use in pastoral settings. Students will develop skills in assessment, honoring ethical concerns and addressing the most common diagnoses such as depression and anxiety. Attention will be given to clarifying the differences between pastoral care and pastoral counseling. Issues of referral to professional mental health resources and community agencies also will be addressed


Meeting Day, Time and Dates: 
Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m., beginning Jan. 27

Benjamin K. Watts
Faculty Associate in the Arts of Ministry and Senior Pastor, Shiloh Baptist Church, New London

Contact Information:
(860) 509-9538


Course Syllabus

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