The Bachelor of Ministry – Rudiments of Abuse Counseling Track is 39 Hours – Total Hours Required 120
Provides students with the education to provide guidance to people who are confronted with crisis especially in the areas of abuse, whether chemical, physical, emotional, etc. Students learn to offer support and resolution guidance through a spiritual context.
Prerequisites: High School Diploma or equivalent
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Hours required over the track are made up of life/work/ministry (LWMT) credits, prerequisites and electives.
Required Track Courses:
CC-3303 – Introduction to Psychology
The study for entering students in which the basic therapeutic skills are taught. Focus is placed on skills necessary in all types of Christian applications of Psychology.
CC-3313 – Developing Christian Counseling Strategy
The student will review a whole range of opinions concerning the place of counseling in the local church. While acquiring a knowledge base for the development of a counseling stratagem in his/her own church, the student will become familiar with the practices and techniques of training others.
CC-3363 – Basic Biblical Counseling
This course provides a helpful introductory look at the principles of biblical Christian counseling based on models found in the books of Genesis and Isaiah.
CC-3333 Intrinsic Healing I
The text for this course presents an in depth look at nouthetic counseling. With- out the background of the Bible and the leading of the Holy Spirit, the counselor is little more than a sounding board. The student will find how to offer true intrinsic healing for the counselee.
CC-33153 – Christian Counseling I
This course offers a wealth of up-to-date information in the Gary Collins style. It is a course offering examinations of basic therapeutic skills and practices. The student will learn how to listen and observe in order to let the counselee express inner thoughts and blockages.
CC-33163 – Christian Counseling II
A continuation of Christian Counseling I
CC-33173 – Overcoming the Old Nature
This course gives new hope to those struggling with the old nature who are unable to hide pain and guilt of shortcomings behind smiles. The text proposes a startling “new” model: a spiritual community that offers a higher level of acceptance and love, and a chance develop stronger, healthier passions to replace the sinful passions of our old nature.
CC-33203 – Healing for Victims of Abuse
Victims of abuse-any abuse-need to know how other people have made it through the recovery process. A victim of incest herself, the author of the text understands the myriad emotions that victims struggle with and offers ten proven steps toward recovery
CC-33213 – Recovering from the Past through Prayer
This course offers a practical and prayerful guide to healing the hurt that may have occurred in the eight stages of life as described by psychologist Erik Erikson.
CC-33233 – Recovery Through the Beatitudes
A biblical and balanced program to help people overcome their hurts, habits and hang-ups. This course is based on the actual words of Jesus rather than psychological theory and is extremely helpful in helping change and grow toward full Christlike maturity.
CC-53114 – Healing Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse from a Christian Perspective
Victims of abuse-any abuse – need to know how other people have made it through the recovery process. A victim of incest herself, the author of the text understands the myriad emotions that victims struggle with and offers ten proven steps toward recovery.
CC-7214 – Intrinsic Healing II
When the world makes no sense there are biblical solutions for struggles with depression, anxiety, panic, addictions and guilt. Solutions lie in the development of basic undeveloped tasks that you may have failed to complete when growing up and tasks that bring changes that heal. Offers help in taking on the likeness of the one that created you.
CC-7224 – God’s Healing for Damaged Emotions
At some point in ministry, every pastor and Christian counselor will find himself in counseling situations. This course approaches several delicate areas of counseling from an empathetic and compassionate perspective.