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2020 COUNSELLING & CHAPLAINCY INTENSIVES & SEMI INTENSIVES

At Morling, our mission is to equip men and women with the knowledge that they need to serve God in many different roles: pastoral ministry, in the work place, Christian education, missions work, counselling, and chaplaincy. We also recognise that it is often difficult to stop working in order to pursue further study.  In order to accommodate students who cannot attend weekly lectures, Morling has established a study program across the summer and winter breaks, and Intensive Study Units.


UNDERSTANDING INTENSIVES

Intensives are designed to deliver the face-to-face teaching, necessary for skills development, in a short period of time, while utilising online learning for the remainder of the course material. Normally, intensive units will include online learning components designed to be completed prior to the face-to-face intensive days, so please take note of the start date for each intensive. There are three different types of intensives:

  • Intensives - Intensives are units which are delivered primarily on-campus (face-to-face delivery). Students should be aware that approx 20% of course content will normally be delivered online prior to the 4-5 on-campus days.
  • Blended Intensives - Blended Intensives are units with a mixture of both online and on-campus learning e.g. specific online course content modules are to be completed before and/or after the 2-3 days of on-campus delivery.
  • Semi-Intensives - Semi-Intensives are units which normally have 5 on-campus days with face-to-face delivery spread out over the semester with some online support materials. 

Click HERE for help with how to enrol for our Intensives.

Summer 2020 - Intensives (Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care)

  • Psychological Crisis & Trauma (CHA632i) 

    Unit Code: CHA632i
    Delivery: Summer Intensive
    On-Campus Days: 29, 30, 31 January 2020 plus 3, 4 February 2020

    In this unit students will learn to identify the impact of loss and grief on individuals, families and communities and recognise the culturally appropriate expressions of loss and grief. Students will develop an understanding of the different models explaining the grief process as well as the methods to facilitate healing in individuals and groups who have experienced grief and loss. Students will also learn about the current theories and models for understanding and working with people and groups who have, or are experiencing neurobiological, psychosocial as well as socio-spiritual-cultural elements of trauma. Students will learn key chaplaincy & spiritual care skills and methods to work with people who are experiencing crisis and trauma.

    Enrolment Due Date: 2 January 2020
    Unit Start Date: 2 January 2020 
    Admin Date
    : 2 January 2020
    Census Date: 30 January 2020
    Withdrawal Date: 3 April 2020
    Unit End Date: 15 May 2020

  • Group Dynamics & Facilitation (CHA721i)

    Unit Code: CHA721i
    Delivery: Summer Intensive 
    On-Campus Days: 3, 4, 6, 7 February 2020

    This unit will build an applied understanding of key paradigms in group processes. Students will develop the skills of facilitation as applied to group processes and be able to critically evaluate contemporary group theory and practice. Additionally, students will gain an understanding of diversity and ethics and how they impact on group processes, and critically integrate the theory and practice of incorporating spirituality in group work.

    Enrolment Due Date: 7 January 2020
    Unit Start Date: 14 January 2020 
    Admin Date
    : 14 January 2020
    Census Date: 4 February 2020
    Withdrawal Date: 25 March 2020
    Unit End Date: 27 April 2020

Summer 2020 - Intensives (Counselling)

  • Crisis & Trauma Counselling 1 (CO732i)

    Unit Code: CO732i
    Delivery: Summer Intensive
    On-Campus Days: 29, 30, 31 January 2020 plus 3, 4 February 2020

    In this unit students will learn to identify the impact of psychological trauma on individuals, families and communities and recognise its cultural appropriate expressions. Students will also examine the current theories and models for understanding and working with people and groups who have, or are experiencing crisis, psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This will include the neurobiological, psychosocial and as well as socio-spiritual-cultural elements of trauma. Students will apply key counselling skills and methods to assess and work therapeutically with clients who are experiencing crisis and trauma.

    Enrolment Due Date: 2 January 2020
    Unit Start Date: 2 January 2020 
    Admin Date
    : 2 January 2020
    Census Date: 30 January 2020
    Withdrawal Date: 3 April 2020
    Unit End Date: 15 May 2020

  • Group Dynamics & Facilitation (CO733i)

    Unit Code: CO733i
    Delivery: Summer Intensive 
    On-Campus Days: 3, 4, 6, 7 February 2020

    During this unit students will examine and appraise contemporary theory and practices of group therapy. The unit is designed to develop the student’s applied skill and knowledge in psychotherapeutic group dynamics. It will assist students to develop the necessary theory, methods and skills to convene and facilitate a variety of therapeutic groups. Students will learn how to assess and select suitable group members, facilitate and lead the group through the various stages of group development. They will critically evaluate the curative factors of group psychotherapy and develop skills to establish and maintain these factors through group facilitation.

    Enrolment Due Date: 7 January 2020
    Unit Start Date: 14 January 2020 
    Admin Date
    : 14 January 2020
    Census Date: 4 February 2020
    Withdrawal Date: 25 March 2020
    Unit End Date: 27 April 2020

Semester 1 2020 - Semi-Intensives (Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care)

  • Professional Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care Practices (CHA601)

    Unit Code: CHA601
    Delivery: Semi-Intensive
    On-Campus Days: 27-28 March, 1-2 May, 4 May 2020 from 9:00am-5:00pm

    This unit is designed to foster the development of self-awareness and understanding the role of self-awareness in chaplaincy & spiritual care. Situated within a Christian world-view this unit assists students to develop the foundational attitudinal concepts and skills of sensitivity, attuning, attending, positive regard and respect and to develop basic communication skills. Students are provided an extended opportunity to develop and practice generic chaplaincy/spiritual care skills within an experiential context. This unit facilitates the growth and development of the student in both personal and interpersonal domains.

    Enrolment Due Date: 10 February 2020
    Unit Start Date: 17 February 2020 
    Admin Date
    : 17 February 2020
    Census Date: 15 March 2020
    Withdrawal Date: 30 April 2020
    Unit End Date: 15 June 2020

  • School Chaplaincy 1 (CHA641)

    Unit Code: CHA641
    Delivery: Semi-Intensive 
    On-Campus Days: 28-29 February, 27-28 March, 1-2 May, 29-30 May 2020

    This unit lets students explore the practice and theology of chaplaincy in the contexts of both state and private, and primary and secondary systems. This Unit examines the various models and settings for chaplaincy, focusing on the role of school chaplains, as well as introducing students to issues of ethics, confidentiality, and various legal issues. It will also cover professional development, supervision, self-care, approaches to classroom religious education in the multifaith classroom, appropriate pastoral care and counselling models in an educational institution, a theology of chaplaincy to young people, as well as the major issues confronting youth in Australian society. This Unit will also examine the various development stages of young people.

    Enrolment Due Date: 10 February 2020
    Unit Start Date: 17 February 2020 
    Admin Date
    : 17 February 2020
    Census Date: 15 March 2020
    Withdrawal Date: 30 April 2020
    Unit End Date: 15 June 2020

Semester 1 2020 - Semi-Intensives (Counselling)

  • Therapeutic Communication Skills (CO601)

    Unit Code: CO601
    Delivery: Semi-Intensive
    On-Campus Days: 28-29 February, 27-28 March, 1-2 May, 29-30 May 2020

    The unit will prepare the student in the area of Therapeutic Communication skills. It is presented through 4 weekend intensives and includes an online component. This unit is designed to foster the development of self-awareness in students and students will examine the role of self-awareness in counselling. Within the framework provided by a Christian worldview, students will learn the foundational counselling attitudinal concepts and skills of sensitivity, attuning, attending, positive regard and respect and learn to develop and apply foundational therapeutic communication skills within a counselling relationship.

    Students are provided with extended opportunity to develop and practice generic counselling skills within an experiential context. Integrated learning activities are designed to promote the development of counselling skills. This unit facilitates the growth and development of the student in both personal and interpersonal domains.

    Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of classes. Failure to attend for the minimum will result in failure of the subject.

    Students are required to have 6 hours of personal counselling as part of the unit requirements and submit evidence that the 6 hours of counselling has been undertaken.

    Enrolment Due Date: 10 February 2020
    Unit Start Date: 17 February 2020 
    Admin Date
    : 17 February 2020
    Census Date: 15 March 2020
    Withdrawal Date: 30 April 2020
    Unit End Date: 15 June 2020

2020 Winter Intensives

  • Counselling & Theology (CO615i)

    Unit Codes: PC030-612 / PC030-712 / PC030-812
    Delivery: Intensive
    On-Campus Days: TBC

    More details coming soon

    Enrolment Due Date: TBC
    Unit Start Date: TBC 
    Admin Date
    : TBC
    Census Date: TBC
    Withdrawal Date: TBC
    Unit End Date: TBC

  • Crisis & Trauma Counselling 2 (CO742i)

    Unit Codes: CO742i
    Delivery: Intensive
    On-Campus Days: TBC

    More details coming soon

    Enrolment Due Date: TBC
    Unit Start Date: TBC 
    Admin Date
    : TBC
    Census Date: TBC
    Withdrawal Date: TBC
    Unit End Date: TBC

Semester 2 2020 - Semi-Intensives (Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care)

  • Professional Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care Practices 2 (CHA602)

    Unit Code: CHA602
    Delivery: Semi-Intensive
    On-Campus Days: TBC

    More details coming soon

    Enrolment Due Date: TBC
    Unit Start Date: TBC 
    Admin Date
    : TBC
    Census Date: TBC
    Withdrawal Date: TBC
    Unit End Date: TBC

  • School Chaplaincy 2 (CHA642)

    Unit Code: CHA642
    Delivery: Semi-Intensive 
    On-Campus Days: TBC

    More details coming soon

    Enrolment Due Date: TBC
    Unit Start Date: TBC 
    Admin Date
    : TBC
    Census Date: TBC
    Withdrawal Date: TBC
    Unit End Date: TBC

Semester 2 2020 - Semi-Intensives (Counselling)

  • Counselling Theory & Practice (CO602)

    Unit Code: CO602
    Delivery: Semi-Intensive
    On-Campus Days: TBC

    More details coming soon

    Enrolment Due Date: TBC
    Unit Start Date: TBC 
    Admin Date
    : TBC
    Census Date: TBC
    Withdrawal Date: TBC
    Unit End Date: TBC

Semester 2 2020 - Blended Intensives (Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care)

  • Mental Health Management (CHA631)

    Unit Code: CHA631
    Delivery: Blended-Intensive
    On-Campus Days: TBC

    More details coming soon

    Enrolment Due Date: TBC
    Unit Start Date: TBC 
    Admin Date
    : TBC
    Census Date: TBC
    Withdrawal Date: TBC
    Unit End Date: TBC

  • Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care – Extending the Mission of the Church (CHA722)

    Unit Code: CHA722
    Delivery: Blended Intensive 
    On-Campus Days: TBC

    More details coming soon

    Enrolment Due Date: TBC
    Unit Start Date: TBC 
    Admin Date
    : TBC
    Census Date: TBC
    Withdrawal Date: TBC
    Unit End Date: TBC

Semester 2 2020 - Blended Intensives (Counselling)

  • Mental Health Management (CO616)

    Unit Code: CO616
    Delivery: Blended Intensive
    On-Campus Days: TBC

    More details coming soon

    Enrolment Due Date: TBC
    Unit Start Date: TBC 
    Admin Date
    : TBC
    Census Date: TBC
    Withdrawal Date: TBC
    Unit End Date: TBC

  • Counselling Methodologies in Therapeutic Practice (CO613)

    Unit Code: CO613
    Delivery: Blended Intensive
    On-Campus Days: TBC

    More details coming soon

    Enrolment Due Date: TBC
    Unit Start Date: TBC 
    Admin Date
    : TBC
    Census Date: TBC
    Withdrawal Date: TBC
    Unit End Date: TBC

  • Advanced Therapeutic Group Facilitation (CO743)

    Unit Code: CO743
    Delivery: Semi-Intensive
    On-Campus Days: TBC

    More details coming soon

    Enrolment Due Date: TBC
    Unit Start Date: TBC 
    Admin Date
    : TBC
    Census Date: TBC
    Withdrawal Date: TBC
    Unit End Date: TBC


HOW TO ENROL 

Existing Morling Students:
  1. Enrol ONLINE here
New Students

Before enrolling in any Intensive units, new students will need to complete the Student Application process. We strongly encourage you to contact us early, to discuss your study options and eligibility. Use one of the forms on this page to apply now as either a full-time or part-time student. 

CASUAL ENROLMENTS

Casual enrolments are available for anyone who wishes to attend an intensive unit, but does not want to complete assessment tasks or gain credit towards an award. You can enrol online for Casual (Audit) Enrolments here.

For more information

Have questions about Intensives, Blended Units or Summer School Online? Contact us and we'll be happy to help you get started. 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

HOW DO INTENSIVES WORK?

Intensives are lectures given as a series over several consecutive days (generally a one-week period). Semi-intensives run over several non-consecutive days, spread over several weeks (for example, a series of Mondays). Each intensive unit is run differently, so it is important that you contact Morling College for information on when the intensives are scheduled, the prior reading requirements, and how frequently the unit is offered.

THE BENEFITS OF INTENSIVE UNITS

Many students at Morling are working professionals with families, commitments and a busy schedule. We understand that making time each week to attend lectures can be difficult. Intensive Units provide a way for students to gain the same quality of education at a pace that works around your busy schedule.

ON CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION DURING INTENSIVES

Casual accommodation in MRC should be booked through Tiana or Judith by email: accommodation@morling.edu.au or Phone: 02 8458 2320.

Students must book accommodation at least two weeks before the starting date of their booking for their accommodation to be guaranteed. Bookings less than two weeks before the start date may incur significant additional costs.

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HOW TO APPLY

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