This intermediate study offers a presentation of the dynamics and issues common to today’s families and appropriate counseling strategies. Identification and exploration of the key issues associated with premarital and marital counseling, such as questions of compatibility, needs assessment, communication skills, and conflict resolution. A discussion of typical daily stress and effective coping techniques from a general Christian spiritual perspective. Pastoral counseling strategies for adults and children traumatized by divorce. How to deal with disruptive or intrusive people without alienating them. 3 academic credits. The cost includes $100 in tuition and a $8 registration fee.
CCS501 Family Counseling and Life Issues (Acad.)
Students are required to listen to all archived audio files and complete the assignments up to a year from the date of confirmed enrollment for the course.