For many, Churches are often the first place people will turn for help, as spirituality and faith often plays an integral role in the healing process. In God, Soul Care and 21st Century Counseling 2.0, Drs. Ian Jones, Eric Johnson, and Ron Hawkins introduce the latest research, evidence-based practices, and historical foundations of faith and psychology as they explore the vast knowledge and untapped healing potential of faith and spirituality in the counseling session.
- Examine Scripture and writings of the historical Church regarding the unique psychological and clinical significance of Christian counseling and psychotherapy
- Explore how Christian psychology/counseling relates to the current science of psychology and the practice of professional mental health in light of recent evidence-based initiatives
- Investigate parallels between the latest evidence- based treatment insights from the counseling literature and Christian theology
GSCC 101: The Unique Psychological and Clinical Significance of Scripture and Writings of the Historical Church
In this lesson, Dr. Ian Jones will examine Scripture and writings of the historical Church regarding the unique psychological and clinical significance of Christian counseling and psychotherapy.
GSCC 102: Faith, Spirituality, Christian Worldview and Congruency in the Therapeutic Process
In this lesson, Dr. Eric Johnson will explore how Christian psychology and counseling relate to the current science of psychology and practice of professional mental health in light of recent evidence-based initiatives.
GSCC 103: The God Factor: Dynamic Spirituality and Mental Health
In this lesson, Dr. Ron Hawkins will discuss the reasons for emphasizing faith and dynamic spirituality in the Christian Counseling process.
3.0 CE Credits available for LPC, LMFT, and LCSW.
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://www.lightuniversity.com/continuing-education-statements/