Jewish Pastoral Counseling Parts 1 and 2

Two semesters; a primary aspect of clergy effectiveness is how one enters into and maintains healthy and holy professional relationships with those who come to us as students, congregants, clients, board members and employees. This introductory course provides a Jewish G-d–connected lens and approach to learning and applying such fundamentals as professional conscious use of self, boundaries, pastoral counseling models and methods, common situations facing individuals who approach clergy for counseling (depression, conflict resolution, addictions, eating disorders, disfigurement, rape, unemployment, divorce and remarriage, difficulties with teens, suicide and crisis intervention, etc.), role limitations, and referrals.

Department: 
Track: 
Rabbinic
Cantorial
Rabbinic Pastor
Hashpa'ah
Course Type: 
Cantorial: ALEPH Required
Hashpa'ah: ALEPH Required
Rabbinic: ALEPH Required
RP: ALEPH Required