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STH TY 926: Psychodynamics of Marriage and Family
This course includes a comprehensive overview of the field of family systems and family therapy. It will serve as an introduction to the theory and techniques of couples and family therapy. An attempt will be made to integrate theory and practice through assignments, class activities, and personal and professional self-reflection. Students will have the opportunity to reflect upon how they might actually use course content professionaly in their respective disciplines.
STH TY 946: Ethics and Research in Psychology of Religion and Pastoral Psychology
Review of ethical issues in the field as well as present and potential research in psychology of religion and pastoral psychology.
STH TY 948: Pastoral Psychotherapy
Goals, methods, and process of psychotherapy as a form of ministry. Theological, psychological, and ethical issues in the theory and practice of pastoral counseling and pastoral psychotherapy. Weekly case conference included.
STH TY 956: Near History of Psychology and Counseling Psychology
A history of psychology as a science will be studied and discussed in terms of methods used in study of religion, theology and social sciences (including pastoral theology and psychology of religion).
STH TY 964: Pastoral Psychology: The Self
Formulating a model of self that takes into account matters of religion, faith, and spirituality; acknowledges the influence of culture, race, ethnicity, class, and gender; and coordinates the contributions of various traditions of inquiry.
STH TZ 911: Doctoral Research Internship
All ThD and PhD students at STH are asked to fulfill a 180-hour research internship, and this can be fulfilled in any year of the doctoral program but normally prior to any teaching internships. The research internship affords the student a close mentoring relationship with a faculty member. The student is expected to provide research assistance to the faculty member while becoming apprenticed into the life and work of a teacher/researcher.
STH TZ 912: Doctoral Junior Teaching Internship
All ThD and PhD students at STH are asked to fulfill a 180-hour Junior Teaching Internship, which involves assisting a faculty member in the design and teaching of a course, including the possibility of leading discussion sections, grading, or even giving one or two lectures. All teaching internships will normally be offered only in the second and subsequent years of a student's doctoral program.
STH TZ 913: Doctoral Senior Teaching Internship
All ThD and PhD students at STH are asked to fulfill a 225-hour Senior Teaching Internship that involves greater responsibility for course design and teaching and comes closer to a co-teaching model. May only be taken after TZ912.