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Winter Term Courses - Bozeman, Montana

Introduction to Pastoral Care & Counseling – Week 2

January 15, 2019   |  6:00-9:00 PM   |   Bozeman, MT

Care and counseling are an important aspect of Christian ministry. How we help others spiritually involves a special understanding of the psychological and spiritual make-up of the human person, as well as how to listen and speak to the issues that present themselves.

Introduction to Christian Counseling is one aspect of pastoral ministry, including self-evaluation, exploration of human spiritual/emotional frailty, practice of basic techniques, and understanding movement toward both personal and familial wholeness.

(May be taken as COM 202 for 2 credits in YTI’s Master of Applied Theology and Diploma of Christian Theology programs, or audited for personal enrichment. This course may also be taken as a 1-week intensive from January 28–February 1, 2019.)

Dr. Scott HamiltonDr. E. Scott Hamilton (Ph.D., Walden University) is provost and professor of pastoral care and counseling, and a clinically trained pastoral counselor. His research interests come to fruition at the intersection of spirituality, psychology, and existential theology. Having pastored in Texas and Maryland, he runs and bikes extensively and enjoys hiking, throwing clay, and woodworking. Dr. Hamilton, his father, and two daughters are all graduates of Howard Payne University.


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