Pastoral Counseling will provide an overview of the current trends in counseling theory and practice as well as the role of counseling in church, public and private settings. Students will be taught fundamental counseling skills in this course including interviewing, assessment, and therapeutic listening in a laboratory situation applying scriptural principles.
- Learn counseling skills from the viewpoint of the Scriptures.
- Understand the categories needed to engage and assess secular methods of helping.
- Develop method of gleaning common grace insights from theories on psychology in light of God’s word.