SCM 635: Advanced Counseling Issues 3 credits
Builds on the foundation established by oCounseling Issues.o Seeks to prepare students to minister to those struggling with addictions, immorality, suicide, trauma, sexual abuse, and eating disorders.
SCM 695: Biblical Counseling Practicum II 3 credits
Further develops the knowledge and skills necessary to biblically counsel others. Assesses the student's knowledge and skills in three key areas: observation, experience, and organization. Students will enroll in this capstone course in their final semester of the MA Biblical Counseling program.
Prerequisite: SCM 640.
SCM 631: Theories of Counseling 3 credits
A historical survey of the relationship of secular, integrationist, and biblical counseling models to the church. Examines the counseling theories of prominent Christian counselors and counseling organizations. Guides students towards the development of a distinctly biblical counseling model.
SCM 632: Foundations of Biblical Counseling 3 credits
Establishes a theological and practical introduction to the ministry of biblical counseling. Presents a biblical foundation, including an emphasis upon the sufficiency of Scripture and the doctrine of sanctification as they apply to counseling, an introduction to the process of biblical counseling, and an application of biblical counseling to practical areas of life.
- Dates: March 5 – April 28
- Register by: February 19
A Theology of Christian Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry
Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling
The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience
New Growth Press
SCM 651: Christian Discipleship 2 credits
The personal, biblical responsibilities of the true disciple of Christ in full-time vocational ministry; e.g., Scripture reading and meditation, prayer, obedience, forgiveness, example-setting, and walking in the Spirit will be discussed. The spiritual resources found in Christ for faithfulness and spiritual integrity will be presented. The obligation of and a methodology for making and nurturing new disciples will also be explained, following the biblical model.
SCM 630: Counseling Children & Adolescents 3 credits
Presents the biblical counseling principles and procedures for helping elementary and secondary school-age children. Case study examples encourage application of course content.
Prerequisite: SCM 632.
SCM 637: Marriage & Family Counseling 3 credits
Methods of marriage and family counseling within the church setting. Premarital counseling.
Prerequisite: SCM 632.
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