A supervision model for pastoral training in interpersonal relationship counseling

Full Title
A supervision model for pastoral training in interpersonal relationship counseling
Author
Albert DeVoogd
Abstract
Professionalism is an important component of contemporary occupations. It is especially important to the minister-therapist. The concept and its particular application to the ministry are discussed below.

In medieval Europe, the Guild provided a stable caste society within which human vocation was so much a part of self that it became a part of personal identity and self-concept. My family name, DeVoogd, is an illustration of such a time in history when one of my forebearers was a caretaker on a large estate, and he took the name of "keeper", voogd in Dutch, as his surname. This forefather described himself by the occupation that he held and even took his name from it. Today in our technological society, the mechanization of the concept of occupation has made it possible for a person to shift jobs easily in order to make a living. The work concept, while still a part of our thinking, is now considered as external to the self. Professionalism has emerged as the modern counterpart of the medieval occupational identity.
Degree Granting Institution
Country
United States
Degree Granted
Doctor of Ministry
Type of Work
D.Min. Project
Language
English
Date
1982
Number of Pages
88
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