ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN CHRISTIAN LIFE COACHING

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN BIBLICAL COUNSELING

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FIND YOUR TRUE CALLING AT LIGHT UNIVERSITY

Since 1999, Light University—the educational division of the nearly 50,000-member American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)—has been offering training and continuing education for individuals who have a desire to increase their knowledge and skills in biblical counseling, life coaching, crisis response, and Christian care. As a result, more than 150,000 individuals and churches have enrolled in our programs. Our students are serving in churches, counseling agencies, and communities all over the world. They are counselors, Sunday school teachers, pastors, women ministry leaders, lay leaders, and more… individuals just like you.

Our purpose and desire are to equip you to be better able to do the work you are passionate about… and through our certification program, provide you with the recognition and credibility earned through the trustworthiness of the Light University curriculum.

Advanced Certificate in Christian Life Coaching
Instructor Led/Five Week Courses

Light University’s School of Professional Life Coaching (SPLC) offers certificate and advanced certificate courses in Christian Life Coaching designed with a Christian philosophy to equip and motivate students as servant leaders who actively uncover, develop, and motivate others in areas of professional and personal fulfillment. In short, helping others become who God made them to be!

The requirements for Advanced Certificate in Christian Life Coaching include:

  • LFCH 101 – Introduction to Christian Life Coaching
  • LFCH 201 – Principles of Christian Life Coaching
Advanced Certificate in Biblical Counseling
Instructor Led/Five Week Courses

Light University’s School of Professional Life Coaching (SPLC) offers certificate and advanced certificate courses in Christian Life Coaching designed with a Christian philosophy to equip and motivate students as servant leaders who actively uncover, develop, and motivate others in areas of professional and personal fulfillment. In short, helping others become who God made them to be!

The requirements for Advanced Certificate in Biblical Counseling include:

  • BICO 101 – Introduction to Biblical Counseling
  • BICO 102 – Becoming an Effective People Helper
LFCH 101
INTRODUCTION TO CHRISTIAN LIFE COACHING
$299

The value of coaches to encourage, direct, train, and correct cannot be overstated.  The great teams of our time have all been led by great coaches.  Life Coaches apply all these same coaching concepts to the greatest event humans face – life itself.   This course serves as an introduction to professional life coaching from a distinctively Christian perspective.  Attention is given to coaching theories, ethics, practice, skills, various coaching specialties, and best business practices.

Module 1 – Introduction to Life Coaching
Module 2 – Skill Building
Module 3 – Ethics and the Ministry of Coaching
Module 4 – Making Good Business Decisions
Module 5 – Top Concepts for a Successful Future

LFCH 201
PRINCIPLES OF CHRISTIAN LIFE COACHING
$299

Coaching is a vital new helping field that is growing daily. This course helps to build on the skills gained in LFCH 101, helping to further prepare the student to become an effective and biblically based Life Coach. The course also presents the differences and similarities between therapy and coaching and help those with existing training in therapy add coaching to their helping skills.

Module 1 –  Understanding Advanced Skills
Module 2 – Sharpening Your Focus
Module 3 – Gender Specific Coaching
Module 4 – The Right Niche for You and Your Client
Module 5 – Strategies for Life Coaching

BICO 101
INTRODUCTION TO BIBLICAL COUNSELING
$299

God cares deeply for people, calls them to Himself, and wants to work through believers to offer His message of hope to others.  In this course, students will be introduced to the tough issues that pain today’s generations, the modern-day search for answers, and the biblical basis for a counseling ministry.  This course serves as an introduction to the helping ministry of biblical counseling and what the Bible says about how a counseling ministry can change people’s lives.

Module 1 –  Introduction to Biblical Counseling
Module 2 – Truth Matters
Module 3 – The Importance of the Heart
Module 4 – Overcoming Resistance to Healing
Module 5 – Spiritual Warfare in Counseling

BICO 102
BECOMING AN EFFECTIVE PEOPLE HELPER
$299

This course educates and equips a community of helpers to assist others in overcoming various difficulties in life. It may be used alone or in combination with the foundational course,  BICO 101Introduction to Biblical Counseling, as a training tool for lay counselors offering Biblical encouragement, hope and personal growth. Particular attention is given to building skills to be used during lay counseling sessions.

Module 1 – The Importance of Knowing Yourself, God, and His Word
Module 2 – Understanding Hurt and Change
Module 3 – Building Session Skills
Module 4 – Counseling for Change
Module 5 – Soul Care: Groups and One-on-One