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Pastoral Care for Families: A Family Systems Approach


Emily R. Cash, Psy.D., presents skills and strategies for offering pastoral care to families.

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Families rely on clergy for pastoral care, especially in times of difficulty. Emily R. Cash, Psy.D., offers strategies for navigating those difficult conversations and determining whether professional intervention is needed. Includes discussion of how the family therapy model can also be useful in parish ministry.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Learn how to assess a family’s needs and clarify your pastoral role;
  2. Explore how pastoral skills for caring for families can translate to ministry to the parish “family;” and
  3. Identify strategies for effective, compassionate intervention.