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 effectively address such 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 own learning goals
Combine Theory and Clinical experience
Small group discussion facilitated by Training Supervisor
Integrate Medical Science with 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 every year (15 weeks including clinical practicum and teaching sessions)
Part time mode: Two whole days each week (9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.) with addition of 200 hours of clinical practicum
Deadline of application: 30 September of every year
(2) Summer Intensive Unit
June to August of every year (11 weeks including clinical practicum and group sessions)
Full time mode: Mondays to Fridays (9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Deadline of application: 31 December of every year
(3) Fall Extended Unit
September to November of every year (13 weeks including clinical practicum and group sessions)
Part time mode: Two whole days each week (9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.) with addition of 200 hours of clinical practicum
Deadline of application: 31 March of every year
Applicants should be hospital chaplains, church pastoral staff/counsellors, or students of a Bachelor of Theology/Divinity degree or above. Space is limited.
Remarks
Duration: 400 hours (including teaching and clinical practicum)
Venue: teaching and clinical practicum Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital Pamel Youde Nethersole
Eastern Hospital (except Summer Intensive Unit)
Application fee: HK$200 (non-refundable and non-transferable). For full-time students of Theological Seminaries, the application fee will become part of the tuition fee upon the acceptance of application.
Tuition fee HK$5,000 will be collected after confirmation of study
Please make cheque payable to “Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Charity Foundation”
CPE Training for Medical Students
Date : June and December of every year, one-week intensive course
Target : Medical School Students of HKU & CUHK
Fee : $500 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 : 2689-2284 (Ms. Ling)
CPE Training for Nursing Students
Date : May of every year, one-week intensive course
Target : Nursing students
Fee : $500 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 : 2689-2284 (Ms. Ling)
Staff Information
Name Title Office no.
Ms. Tong Sun Nam Supervisor (Consultant) 2689 2788
Ms. Janet Hui Chaplain (Training Supervisor) 2689 3837
Rev. William Lam Guest Supervisor
Ms. Eva Ling Executive Officer 2689 2284
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