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Patient Counseling (Concentration in Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education)

Virginia Commonwealth University

12 months
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25956 USD/year
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About

The Patient Counseling (Concentration in Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education) program goal at Virginia Commonwealth University is to provide clinical education for pastoral care professionals as well as other health care providers in the spiritual care of patients and families within an interdisciplinary context

Overview

Student learning outcomes

  • Graduates of the Patient Counseling (Concentration in Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education) program goal at Virginia Commonwealth University will demonstrate awareness of self with congruence in the care of patients, families and staff (ACPE Standard 312, Outcome 312.1).
  • Graduates will demonstrate ability to provide care with sensitivity and respect in a diverse patient, family and staff environment (ACPE Standard 312, Outcome 312.2).
  • Graduates will demonstrate the knowledge and provision of intensive and extensive pastoral/spiritual care to persons in crisis (ACPE Standard 312, Outcome 312.3).
  • Graduates will demonstrate incorporation of theological understanding and knowledge of the behavioral sciences in care of patients, families and staff (ACPE Standard 312, Outcome 312.4).
  • Graduates will demonstrate effective participation as a member of a comprehensive health care team (ACPE Standard 312, Outcome 312.5).
  • Graduates will demonstrate responsible care and professional boundaries (ACPE Standard 312, Outcome 312.6).
  • Graduates will demonstrate the utilization of individual and group supervision for personal and professional development as well as ongoing evaluation of clinical practice (ACPE Standard 312, Outcome 312.7).
  • Graduates will demonstrate awareness of professional standards in chaplaincy (ACPE Standard 312, Outcome 312.8).
  • Graduates will demonstrate ability to self-supervise and critically reflect on their own pastoral encounters (ACPE Standard 312, Outcome 312.9).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Group Leadership
  • Research Basics for Hospital Chaplains
  • Evidence-based Inquiry for Hospital Chaplains
  • Developing and Presenting Chaplaincy Research
  • Patient Counseling Evaluation
  • History of Pastoral Supervision
  • Pastoral Supervision
  • Advanced Clinical Pastoral Supervision

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

44 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Academic documentation
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional academic requirements and regulations
  • Foreign transcripts
  • Financial certification
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25956 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12618 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Richmond

1071 - 1750 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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