JES 506 End-of-Life Counseling and Hospice Care
Faculty: Reb Simcha Raphael (Profile)
ABOUT THE COURSE
An in-depth exploration of Jewish perspectives on dying and the deathbed, and issues related to end-of-life and hospice care. Among the issues to be explored in this course included a pastoral psychology of dying; Jewish approaches to hospice; biomedical and traditional halachic perspectives around physician assisted death; ethical wills; living wills, etc. Students will be encouraged to integrate pastoral case studies with their learning process.