According to a survey(June in 1999 - May in 2000) of domestic violence,
30 percent of married women who were (from) 15 to 64 years old experienced
domestic violence within a year. In the survey the rate of spouse’s violence
was 7.4%, children’s maltreatment was 24.7% and parents’maltreatment by
their sons and daughters was 0.1%. According to the above statistical data, there
are various types of domestic violence and weak persons such as woman and
child are the victims of domestic violence.
Through this thesis the writer dealt with the title of Korea’s family culture:
domestic violence in the structure of patriarch and pastoral counseling role. To
deal with this issue the writer showed general investigation from various angles.
In the second chapter the writer dealt with the following issues: the definition
and scope of domestic violence, the reason of domestic violence, the process
and result of domestic violence and two case studies of domestic violence. In
the third chapter the writer introduced various roles which a pastoral counselor
can perform: counselor, healer, teacher, religious leader and so forth.
In the part of conclusion the writer emphasized that the best way concerning
domestic violence is to prevent it in advance. Because it is the best way for
domestic violence not to be used. However, if domestic violence is employed,
(pastoral) counselor can counsel the offender and victims of it, heal them mentally
as well as physically, and teach them through not merely continuous education
but also appropriate programs.