Doctorate of Ministry – Counseling Emphasis

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The Doctorate of Ministry – Counseling Emphasis Track is 32 Hours – Total Hours Required 184

Prerequisites: Master’s Degree and a Doctoral Dissertation
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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-7214 – Intrinsic Healing II, Spiritual Growth
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 – 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.

CC-7234 – Christian Counseling Concepts
The student will learn to explain and identify the objections of those who are psychologically oriented.  Basic counseling concepts will enable the student to teach others these principles.

CC-7244 – Christian Marital Counseling
Emphasis will be placed on the use of the Bible in counseling with direct application to a variety of counseling situations, especially geared toward solving marriage problems.

CC-7254 – Supervision of Pastoral Care
A course designed to help the pastor or counselor supervise those assigned to pastoral care duties such as lay counseling.  Many churches have a staff of pastoral care personnel.  This course will help to guide these lay people in the right direction.

CC-7294 – Family Ministry
This course includes the definition and role of a family, a biblical perspective, the general shape of family ministry in the church, how a church becomes a “family,” effective administration, and specialized aspects.

CC-7264 – Dissertation Phase I

CC-7274 – Dissertation Phase II

CC-7284 – Dissertation Phase III

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