06 Apr Ethical Issues in Youth Ministry

Ethical Issues in Youth Ministry

National Association of Schools & Colleges of The United Methodist Church, Southwestern College
Completion Time: 6 Weeks
Tuition: $930
Instructor(s): Varies
Contact Info: Lisa Buffum

Class Description

SMIN 531 Ethical Issues in Youth Ministry. A survey of legal and ethical concerns affecting youth leaders: boundary awareness, sexual ethics, counseling referral, rights to privacy, crisis response and management. This course will take a case study approach.This course will take a case studies approach. It will cover basic developmental issues in adolescence and how that relates in practical terms to Youth Ministry in the local church. Special attention will be given to presenting a survey of legal and ethical concerns including but not limited to: boundaries, sexual ethics, safe sanctuaries, pastoral care, counseling referrals, privacy rights, crisis issue, and family systems. Credit 3 hours.

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