This course proposes to help the student discover the basic concepts of Christian counseling and increase skill and competence in counseling situations. This introductory course in psychology covers many of the major ideas in contemporary psychology, but focuses mainly on psychology in the context of Christian Counseling. Examination of psychological phenomena from bio-behavioral and socio-behavioral perspectives will be emphasized. The course will explore different approaches to counseling such as behavioral, psycho-dynamic, humanistic, biblical, and integrative Christian. In addition, the course describes different environments in which counseling is applied, especially in the context of the local church. The course will also explore the difference between counseling and other helping situations.
Course Format: Lessons/Lectures
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This course fulfills the requirements of the Vision International College Australia Unit #CHCMH3A.