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Overview for Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling

A program that prepares ordained clergy and other counseling professionals to respond to the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families in health care emergencies and other situations, and to consult with and counsel other health care professionals. Includes instruction in advanced interpersonal communication; individual and small group counseling; interdisciplinary teamwork; crisis management; extended care relationships; self-analysis; medical ethics; pastoral care art; spiritual dimensions of human growth and health; counseling psychology and therapy; and applications to grief, death, emotional collapse, injury, individual/family adjustment, and chronic illness situations.

Careers for Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling Majors

A major in Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling

Top 1 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
Wesley College
Florence, MS
 1
(10.0%)
 $9,084 
1
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.