FPP 209: Contemporary Marriage and Family Issues and Challenges




This course provides a unique learning experience as students are led through various marriage and family issues and challenges. Presenters address issues like singleness, crisis in marriage, and building a family legacy from a practical point of view. Learners will also be provided strategies to work through current issues ailing today’s modern family, such as living a healthy digital life within the family, feminism, and overcoming divorce.

Course Lessons

Module 1:

  • FAPP 209-101: Welcome and Course Introduction
  • FAPP 209-102: Building A Family Legacy: Your Legacy
  • FAPP 209-103: The Faith Factor: Biblical Foundations in a Sacred Marriage
  • FAPP 209-104: Mystique in Marriage
  • FAPP 209-105: To Build a Fire

Module 2:

  • FAPP 209-201: Building A Family Legacy #2: Wanting To Believe
  • FAPP 209-202: Making Marriage Last
  • FAPP 209-203: High Voltage Marriage
  • FAPP 209-204: Loving Toughness

Module 3:

  • FAPP 209-301: Building A Family Legacy #3: Bringing Up Boys
  • FAPP 209-302: Ken and Joni: A Love Story
  • FAPP 209-303: While They’re Young
  • FAPP 209-304: Time With Children

Module 4:

  • FAPP 209-401: Building A Family Legacy #4: Bringing up Girls
  • FAPP 209-402: Embracing Kids: Love through the Parenting Years
  • FAPP 209-403: Safe Harbor for Children
  • FAPP 209-404: What is a Grandmother

Module 5:

  • FAPP 209-501: Building A Family Legacy #5: The Strong Willed Child
  • FAPP 209-502: The Flip Side of Feminism I
  • FAPP 209-503: The Flip Side of Feminism II
  • FAPP 209-504: The Flip Side of Feminism III
  • FAPP 209-505: Spending on Children: Saying No
  • FAPP 209-506: Pressures of Moms of Preschoolers

Module 6:

  • FAPP 209-601: Building A Family Legacy #7: Straight Talk to Men
  • FAPP 209-602: Sexuality and Singles I
  • FAPP 209-603: Sexuality and Singles II
  • FAPP 209-604: Crossing the Barbed Wire Fence
  • FAPP 209-605: Family Manipulation

Module 7:

  • FAPP 209-701: Building A Family Legacy #7: Dare to Discipline
  • FAPP 209-702: Maintaining Health and Wellness in a Stressful Digital World
  • FAPP 209-703: Stress and the Human Body
  • FAPP 209-704: Fatigue and Time Pressures

Module 8:

  • FAPP 209-801: Building A Family Legacy #8: Love for a Lifetime
  • FAPP 209-802: Welcome to Our Table
  • FAPP 209-803: The Family Meeting
  • FAPP 209-804: Keeping Grandparents Close

Continuing Education

20.0 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.

The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and play therapists Continuing Education (CE) credit due for good standing with certain states and a limited number of professional organizations. It remains the responsibility of each participant to be aware of state licensure and CE requirements. Participants should check their state and/or local regulations regarding required continuing education hours. For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: https://lightuniversity.com/continuing-education-statements/ 

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