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Pastoral and Spiritual Care

Vision International Colleges offers this unit Planning Pastoral and Spiritual Care, which describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for pastoral and spiritual care work within a specific belief system or in a non-denominational context.

Planning Pastoral and Spiritual Care

Vision International Colleges offers this unit Planning Pastoral and Spiritual Care, which describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for pastoral and spiritual care work within a specific belief system or in a non-denominational context. Work may be paid or in a volunteer capacity. This unit applies to workers who operate under professional supervision and mentoring by senior workers or under relevant lines of authority within the organisation or belief system. Skills are demonstrated in the workplace with simulations and scenarios where the full range of contexts and situations have not been provided. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

  • use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources
  • modelling of industry operating conditions, including a qualified chaplain or pastoral and spiritual care worker as a mentor or professional supervisor

Planning Pastoral and Spiritual Care Performance Criteria

ELEMENTPERFORMANCE CRITERIA
Elements define the essential outcomesPerformance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
1. Prepare for pastoral and spiritual care work1.1 Identify responsibilities in relation to legislative and regulatory requirements for pastoral and spiritual care work

1.2 Identify responsibilities in relation to organisation policies and procedures for pastoral and spiritual care work

1.3 Identify requirements of relevant professional and ethical standards for pastoral and spiritual care work

1.4 Identify rights and responsibilities of self, employer, clients, families and carers

2. Determine pastoral and spiritual care networks and resources2.1 Identify organisation’s full range of pastoral and spiritual care services

2.2 Identify limitations and parameters of own role

2.3 Identify organisation escalation and crisis procedures

2.4 Identify existing and potential opportunities for referral in accordance with organisation procedures

2.5 Establish relationships with referral network

2.6 Gather internal and external information sources and resources to support pastoral and spiritual care work

3. Establish professional supervision3.1 Determine supervision and/or mentoring requirements of role in consultation with mentor and/or supervisor

3.2 Establish rapport and work with mentor and/or supervisor to build trust

3.3 Receive and act on feedback to improve pastoral care work

3.4 Review own communication with mentor and/or supervisor to promote professional development

Planning Pastoral and Spiritual Care Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

  • planned for pastoral and spiritual care work, including:
  • preparing one resource portfolio
  • establishing links with two other service providers within the referral network
  • identifying 1 area and opportunities within that area for personal or professional development in consultation with pastoral and spiritual care mentor and/or supervisor

Planning Pastoral Care Essential Knowledge

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage the task and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. These include knowledge of:

  • legal and ethical considerations for pastoral and spiritual care work and how these are applied to individual practice, including:
  • codes of practice and relevant professional and ethical standards of practice
  • duty of care
  • rights and responsibilities of workers, organisations, clients, families and carers
  • issues that breach or impact an individual’s rights
  • policies, protocols and practices of the organisation to pastoral and spiritual care work role
  • relevant records maintenance requirements
  • specific denominational or multi-faith requirements in line with accepted organisation protocols, including denominational doctrines, worship and practices
  • fundamentals of a range of world religions together with associated religious beliefs and practices
  • cultural perspectives on spirituality and major denominational doctrines, worship and practices
  • verbal and non-verbal communication techniques including body language, language style, active listening, questioning
  • principles and practices for establishing and maintaining appropriate interpersonal relationships
  • boundaries and limitations of the role
  • process for referrals, including relevant support agencies
Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

  • planned for pastoral and spiritual care work, including:
  • preparing one resource portfolio
  • establishing links with two other service providers within the referral network
  • identifying 1 area and opportunities within that area for personal or professional development in consultation with pastoral and spiritual care mentor and/or supervisor

Planning Pastoral and Spiritual Care Assessment Condition

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace with simulations and scenarios where the full range of contexts and situations have not been provided. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

  • use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources
  • modelling of industry operating conditions, including a qualified chaplain or pastoral and spiritual care worker as a mentor or professional supervisor

 

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