Divorce, Remarriage and Blended Families




This course addresses concepts and interventions from experienced clinicians on how to approach the issues of divorce and the loss of a spouse in a broken reality. Presentations cover issues ranging from the early emotions of separation and divorce to finding forgiveness throughout the process. Learners are given practical advice on how individuals can rebuild their lives and relationships after divorce, including when children are involved. The course also discusses the difficulties and counsel needed after a couple is separated by death.

Course Lessons

Module 1:

  • FAPP 205-101: Welcome and Course Introduction
  • FAPP 205-102: Separation and Divorce
  • FAPP 205-103: Facing Divorce: Early Emotions
  • FAPP 205-104: The Cost of Divorce
  • FAPP 205-105: When a Spouse Leaves

Module 2:

  • FAPP 205-201: Facing Divorce: Moving Toward Acceptance
  • FAPP 205-202: Finding True Forgiveness I
  • FAPP 205-203: Finding True Forgiveness II
  • FAPP 205-204: Divorce Equals Disease
  • FAPP 205-205: Forgiveness

Module 3:

  • FAPP 205-301: Five Keys to Starting Over
  • FAPP 205-302: Finding New Relationships
  • FAPP 205-303: The Victimization of Everyone
  • FAPP 205-304: Anticipating Problems in Marriage

Module 4:

  • FAPP 205-401: Grief and Loss in Childhood
  • FAPP 205-402: Supporting Your Children through Divorce
  • FAPP 205-403: Divorce and Happiness
  • FAPP 205-404: When a Friend’s Marriage Breaks Up

Module 5:

  • FAPP 205-501: Encouragement for Stepfathers I
  • FAPP 205-502: Encouragement for Stepfathers II
  • FAPP 205-503: Being a Smart Stepmom I
  • FAPP 205-504: Being a Smart Stepmom II
  • FAPP 205-505: Being a Smart Stepmom III
  • FAPP 205-506: Coping with Anxiety
  • FAPP 205-507: Reserve Forces and Kids

Module 6:

  • FAPP 205-601: Counseling Teenagers Affected by Divorce and Living in Blended Families
  • FAPP 205-602: How to Lead a Divorce Recovery Group
  • FAPP 205-603: Making Course Corrections
  • FAPP 205-604: Forgive Your Parents

Module 7:

  • FAPP 205-701: Divorce and Living in Blended Families
  • FAPP 205-702: Remarriage and Stepfamilies
  • FAPP 205-703: Single Parent Blues
  • FAPP 205-704: Robin in a Rainstorm

Module 8:

  • FAPP 205-801: Loss in Marriage: Embracing the Hope of Heaven
  • FAPP 205-802: Living Through the Loss of a Spouse I
  • FAPP 205-803: Living Through the Loss of a Spouse II
  • FAPP 205-804: No Place to Hide
  • FAPP 205-805: Dream Big Dreams

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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