Objectives
Spiritual Formation
to develop students’ awareness of spirituality and spiritual care.
to be sensitive of oneself and others’ spiritual need and achievement.
to develop students’ capacity to use spiritual assessment and strategy
Pastoral Formation
to develop students’ awareness of themselves as ministers and of the ways their ministry affects persons.
to develop students’ awareness of how their attitudes, values, assumptions, strengths, and weaknesses affect their pastoral care.
to develop students’ ability to engage and apply the support, confrontation and clarification of the peer group for the integration of personal attributes and pastoral functioning.
Pastoral Competence
to develop students’ awareness and understanding of how persons, social conditions, systems, and structures affect their lives and the lives of others and how to address effective these issues through their ministry.
to develop students’ skills in providing intensive and extensive pastoral care and counseling to persons.
to develop students’ ability to make effective use of their religious/spiritual heritage, theological understanding, and knowledge of the behavioral sciences in their pastoral care of persons and groups.
to teach students the pastoral role in professional relationships and how to work effectively as a pastoral member of a multidisciplinary team.
to develop students’ capacity to use one’s pastoral and prophetic perspectives in preaching, teaching, leadership, management, pastoral care, and pastoral counseling.
Pastoral Reflection
to develop students’ understanding and ability to apply the clinical method of learning.
to develop students’ abilities to use both individual and group supervision for personal and professional growth, including the capacity to evaluate one’s ministry.
Standard 310 (for level II)
to afford students opportunities to become familiar with and apply relevant theories and methodologies to their ministry specialty.
to provide students’ opportunities to formulate and apply their philosophy and methodology for the ministry specialty.
to provide students opportunities to demonstrate pastoral competence in the practice of the specialty.
Features
Students set their learning goals by themselves
Emphasize Theory and Clinical Visitation
Small group discussion under supervision
Integrate Medicine into Theology, Psychology and Sociology
Programme design
Group discussion
Action/Reflection educational model
Diversified learning activities
Programme Options
Different units are offered as follows:
(1) Spring Extended Unit
January to April of each year (15 weeks including clinical practice and group sessions)
Part time: One full day each week (9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.) or two full days each week (9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) and 200+ extra hours of clinical practice of your own choice
(2) Summer Intensive Unit
June to August of each year (11 weeks including clinical practice and group sessions)
Full time: Mondays to Fridays (9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
(3) Fall Extended Unit
September to November of each year (11 weeks including clinical practice and group sessions)
Part time: Monday each week (9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.); and 200+ extra hours of clinical practice of your own choice
Applicants should be hospital chaplains, church pastoral staff/counsellors, or final year students of a Bachelor of Theology/Divinity degree. The deadline for the Summer Intensive Unit is 31 January of each year. Space is limited.
Notes
Teaching and clinical practice totaling 400 hours
Venue for teaching and clinical practice is Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital
A non-refundable and non-transferable application fee of HK$200 will be charged for the above programmes. In the case when the applicant is accepted onto the programme, the application fee will become part of the tuition fee.
Payment of HK$500 will be collected after offer of place is confirmed
Please make the cheque payable to “Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Charity Foundation”
CPE Training for Medical Students
Date : June and December of each year, one-week intensive course
Target : Medical School Students of HKU & CUHK
Fee : $400 per course
Venue : Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, Chaplaincy Department
Contents : Ward visit, Verbatim, Role Play, Life Story Telling, Didactics, etc.
Aims : 1. Provides opportunity for medical students in understanding the spiritual needs of patients.
2. Increase knowledge and awareness in the holistic care for patients.
Supervisors : CPE Training Supervisors of Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital
Chaplains of Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital
Contact : 2689-2240 (Ms. Yeung)
CPE Training for Nursing Students
Date : May of each year, one-week intensive course
Target : Nursing students
Fee : $400 per course
Venue : Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, Chaplaincy Department
Contents : Ward visit, Verbatim, Role Play, Life Story Telling, Didactics, etc.
Aims : 1. Provides opportunity for nursing students in understanding spiritual needs of patients.
2. Increase knowledge and awareness of holistic care for patients.
Supervisors : CPE Training Supervisors of Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital
Chaplains of Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital
Contact : 2689-2240 (Ms. Yeung)
Staff Information
Name Title Office no.
Ms. Tong Sun Nam Chaplain (Training Supervisor) 2689 2788
Ms. Janet Hui Chaplain (Training Supervisor) 2689 3837
Ms. Winnie Lee Executive Officer 2689 2284
Ms. Vicky Yeung Administrative Assistant 2689 2240
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