- You have an identity as a starting professional pastor or spiritual care giver.
- Gradually, you work more and more independently as a starting professional pastor in the field of chaplaincy/spiritual care, liturgy and diaconia, in the concrete organizational setting of the trainee post.
- On a starter's level, you handle the systemic and organizational dimensions of the pastoral profession.
- You are able to reflect on your experiences as pastoral trainee, to integrate the personal, professional, and organizational dimensions of the pastoral profession in a dynamic way.
- You are able to learn from professional experiences, to reflect in and on action, and to examine your pastoral identity, communication and style in a critical and permanent manner.
- On a starter's level, you have insight in your strengths and weaknesses, in the way these qualities take root in your biography, and in the connections to your professional style and your spirituality.
- You are open for feedback and reflection on personal experiences, and you are willing to learn from other's experiences.
- The main courses of specialized ministry are scheduled in parallel to the internship.
- The number of credits depends on whether you are following a full- or part-time program.
Some courses of the first year of the Master Theology, as indicated in the training manual.
Ability to reflection, collaboration, and feedback.
- The internship takes place in an organization for specialized ministry.
- As a pastoral trainee you do pastoral, liturgical, and group work. Part of your activities is shaped as an independent project.
- As an intern you receive instructions by an expert pastoral professional.
- In relation to the objectives of the course and to your personal learning objectives, you write a so called learning agreement, and an evaluation halfway and at the end of the internship.
- You take part in a group supervision. By means of reflection papers and reports of pastoral conversations, you work on the development of a more integrated identity as a minister/chaplain/spiritual care giver.
- At the beginning of the second internship, you write the draft of a project on pastoral care, liturgy, or diaconia. You carry out this project in the second part of the practical year.
- You reflect on and practise with aspects of pastoral conversation.
- You reflect on and practise with aspects of group processes and leadership.
- You reflect on and practise with aspects of corporality and spirituality.
Type of instructions
Practicum/internship, training, supervision.
Type of exams
Reflection paper, report, case study, evaluation.
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|ISBN||:||978 90 244 02021|
|Title||:||Psychologische gespreksvoering. Een basis voor hulpverlening|
|Author||:||G. Lang & H.T. van der Molen|
|Publisher||:||Soest: Nelissen, 2015|
|Title||:||Begeleiden van groepen. Groepsdynamica in de praktijk|
|Publisher||:||Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum|