Youth Ministry Issues

Course number: DEPS4105 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


Distance Education Course: Compassionate and informed pastoral care for youth-related social issues encompasses the heart of this course.

Course Description: Responding with competence and compassion to the myriad of pastoral and social issues associated with contemporary youth work is the focus of this course. Emphasis will be placed upon the relationship between developmental issues and emerging challenges presented by youth culture. Further, this course will examine the role of the youth worker, minister, or pastor and critical issues that relate to their role in the lives of adolescents.