Prerequisite: Bachelor’s degree and Core Curriculum if required

Hours required over the track are made up of life/work/ministry (LWMT) credits, prerequisites and electives.
CC-5314 Techniques of Christian Counseling

A course designed to help the student distinguish the importance of counseling in his/her own particular ministry. The student will learn techniques of the ministry counseling in the local church. Emphasis will be placed on the use of the Bible in counseling with direct application to a variety of counseling situations.

CC-5324 Counseling Ethics

A training for counseling students in which in-depth individual topics including ethical and legal considerations are researched. The course will sensitize the student to the necessary relationship between counseling practice and his/her own assumptions.

CC-5344 Crisis Counseling

An examination of major stress and points from birth to death. Attention is given to pragmatic and therapeutic responses to crisis points.

CC-5354 Counseling for Substance Abuse and Addiction

A course with emphasis on techniques for ministers and lay persons involved in Christian counseling for substance abuse and addiction.

CC-5374 Counseling Families

In co-dependent situations, it is often impossible to effectively counsel a single member of a dysfunctional family. Counseling families equips the counselor for mediation and individual counseling of family members.

CC-5384 Case Studies in Counseling

This course seeks to answer the question: What is Christian counseling? The answers come in the midst of a wealth of pertinent case studies.

CC-5394 Case Studies on Counseling Youth

This course offers a comprehensive guide which contains hard-hitting, relevant information on a wide variety of personal issues. Each chapter begins with a case history followed by a discussion of the causes and effects of the problem, a biblical perspective, and the suggested response. The text contains a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for the 50 major issues facing today’s youth.

CC-53104 Marriage Counseling

An essential reference for counselors, therapists and pastors, this course offers a comprehensive manual for assisting couples over common rough spots and through serious problems in a manner that is compassionate and effective yet in a brief amount of time. It shows how to be strategic in each counseling situation by including teaching, training, exercises, forgiveness, modeling and motivation.