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Pastoral Care Emergencies

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ISBN-10: 0800632281

ISBN-13: 9780800632281

Edition: 2000

Authors: David K. Switzer

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List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 3/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

David K. Switzer is Professor Emeritus of Pastoral Theology at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas. He is the author of several books and articles on pastoral care and counseling.

Editor's Foreword
Introduction: What Is a Pastoral Emergency?p. 1
What Does It Mean to Say That We Care?p. 6
The Carer and the Caring: Who Are We and How Do We Go about It?p. 17
Responding to Persons' Needs in Situational Crisesp. 36
Visiting the Physically Illp. 49
Hospital Emergenciesp. 73
Ministry to the Dyingp. 79
Pastoral Response to Bereavementp. 98
Responding to Suicidal Persons and Their Familiesp. 118
Marriage and Family Life: Family Systems, Counseling, Divorcep. 134
Marriage and Family Emergencies: Family Violence, Psychiatric Emergenciesp. 160
When and How to Referp. 175
Epiloguep. 190
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