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SCM 631: Theories of Counseling 3 credits

An examination of the counseling theories of prominent Christian psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors, such as Jay Adams, Gary Collins, Larry Crabb, Frank Minirth, Charles Solomon and others. Students will be guided toward the development of a distinctly Christian counseling model.

  • Dates: June 22 – August 1
  • Register by: June 8

SCM 632: Counseling 3 credits

A theological and practical introduction to the ministry of Christian counseling. Includes the establishment of a biblical foundation, the development of effective procedures, and the discussion of specific issues and problems in counseling.

  • Dates: September 2 – October 17
  • Register by: August 19
  • Next offered: May 9, 2016 – June 18, 2016

SCM 640: Counseling Applications 3 credits

Further practical application of the biblical counseling principles covered in SCM 632. Emphasis on the student's gaining experience in how to collect data, determine problems, facilitate biblical change and assign homework based on case studies.

Prerequisite: SCM 632.

  • Dates: January 13 – February 27
  • Register by: December 30

SCM 695: Biblical Counseling Capstone 3 credits

Provides practical biblical counseling experience for students who have completed at least 24 credits. The student will observe 10 hours of biblical counseling, be involved in 60 hours of practical biblical counseling experience, be involved in a minimum of 10 hours of an outreach ministry, and read and evaluate a book on biblical counseling case studies. A final comprehensive examination will assess the student's knowledge of biblical counseling.

  • Dates: January 13 – April 30
  • Register by: December 30

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