This is the foundational synchronous/online course to meet the personality theory competencies on several levels of clinical pastoral education (CPE). The course provides an overview of psychodynamic theories including object relations (especially Winnicott), self-psychology, and an introduction to contemporary relational psychoanalytic theories, with an emphasis on their application to supervision and leadership.

Prerequisites: PS 101 or equivalent and four units of CPE or equivalent. Restricted to DMin students with Summer 2018 or Summer 2019 entrance years. Identical to PS 438.