Solution-Focused Pastoral Counseling

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Solution-Focused Pastoral Counseling

New Start Date: May 11 – July 13, 2024
Schedule: Saturdays, 9:00 AM – 12:00 NN
Instructor: Roy Macaraig, MAPC, AGCCCC

Course Description:

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of Solution-Focused Pastoral Counseling (SFPC). SFPC is a brief, strengths-based approach that helps individuals and families identify their goals and develop solutions to solve their problems. The course will explore the core principles of SFPC, its integration with faith and religious beliefs, and its application to common pastoral care concerns.
This course is open to pastors, and other church leaders who are interested in gaining skills in Solution- Focused Pastoral Counseling.

Course Learning Objectives:

• Define and explain the core principles of solution-focused pastoral counseling.
• Identify the strengths and limitations of SFPC compared to other counseling approaches.
• Develop skills in solution-focused interviewing techniques.
• Integrate SFPC principles with faith and religious beliefs.
• Apply SFPC to address common pastoral care concerns such as marital conflict, family issues, grief and loss, and spiritual struggles.
• Develop a framework for ethically and competently providing SFPC in a pastoral setting.
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Course Content

Introduction to Solution-Focused Pastoral Counseling
Readings: Chapters 1-2

The Power of Positive Change
Readings: Chapters 3-4

Client Strengths and Goal Setting
Readings: Chapters 5-6

Solution-Focused Interviewing Skills
Readings: Chapter 7-8

Integrating Faith and Spirituality
Readings: Chapters 9-10

Applying SFPC to Common Pastoral Concerns
Readings: Chapters 11-12

Case Study Analysis
Case Study Provided

Ethical Considerations
Readings: Chapters 13-14


Comprehensive Exam

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