Due Date Week #              Description
9/17/20   1 IN CLASSROOM TRAINING AND KICK-OFF
9/24/20 2 Watch Community Project DVD Series
10/1/20 3 Community Project Paper Due – Post in Moodle
10/8/20 4

1.       ETC Module 1: A Vision for Counseling Lesson 1: Counseling Ministry in the Church & Lesson 2: The Origin of Counseling Ministry

2.       Read Article: Counseling Is the Church

3.       Read Article: Cure of Souls (and the Modern Psychotherapies)

10/15/20   5 IN CLASSROOM TRAINING
10/22/20 6

1.       ETC Module 1: A Vision for Counseling Lesson 3: The Place of Counseling Ministry & Lesson 4: A Definition for Biblical Counseling

2.       Read Article: The Great Commission: A Paradigm for Ministry in the Local Church

3.       Read Article: Affirmations & Denials: A Proposed Definition of Biblical Counseling

4.       Read Article: What is Biblical Counseling Anyway?

10/29/20 7

1.       ETC Module 2: Counseling Foundations Lesson 5: Counseling Worldview, Part 1 & Lesson 6: Counseling Worldview, Part 2

2.       Read Article: Speaking Redemptively

3.       Read Article: Toward a Definition of the Essence of Biblical Counseling

4.       Read Article: How Do You Help a Psychologized Counselee?

11/5/20 8

1.       ETC Module 2: Counseling Foundations Lesson 7: The Aim of Biblical Counseling & Lesson 8: The Fruit of Biblical Counseling

2.       Read Article: God’s Glory Is the Goal of Biblical Counseling

3.       Read Article: Modern Therapies and the Churches Faith

11/12/20 9

1.       ETC Module 3: God and His Word Lesson 9: Scripture Tells the Story & Lesson 10: Creation, Fall, and Judgement

2.       Read Article: Who Is God?

11/19/20   10

IN CLASSROOM TRAINING

Your Story Paper Due – Save in Moodle & bring to class

11/26/20   11 FLEX Week – Thanksgiving Break – Catch up on reading
12/3/20 12

1.       ETC Module 3: God and His Word Lesson 11: Redemption, Consummation, and Eternity & Lesson 12: Knowing the Word of God

2.       Read Article: The Present Glories of Redemption

3.       Read Article: Is the “Adonis Complex” In Your Bible?

Read Article: How Does Scripture Change You?

12/10/20 13 IN CLASSROOM TRAINING (*Note 2nd Thursday not 3rd)
Christmas Break – Catch up on Reading
1/14/20 14

1.       ETC Module 4: The Gospel Lesson 13: The Gospel Outlined & Lesson 14: Gospel Implications

2.       Read Article: Who Are We? Needs, Longings, and the Image of God in Man

3.       Read Article: The Therapeutic Gospel

4.       Read Article: How Does Sanctification Work?

1/21/20   15 IN CLASSROOM TRAINING
1/28/21 16

1.       ETC Module 4: The Gospel Lesson 15: The Gospel Lived, Part 1 & Lesson 16: The Gospel Lived, Part 2

2.       Read Article:  Sanctification, Part 2.

3.       Read Article:  Sanctification, Part 3.

2/4/21 Process Paper One Due – Save in Moodle
2/11/21 17

1.       ETC Module 5: Understanding People Lesson 17: Suffering & Lesson 18: Whatever Rules Your Heart Rules Your Life

2.       Read Article: Understanding the Influences on the Human Heart

3.       Read Article: Suffering and Psalm 119

4.       Read Article: Biological Psychiatry

5.       Read Article: What if Your Father Didn’t Love You 

2/18/21 18

IN CLASSROOM TRAINING

Bring Exam #1

1.       ETC Module 6: Counseling Methods Lesson 21: General Methods: Love and Discern & Lesson 22: General Methods: Identify and Exhort

2.       Read Article: X­Ray Questions: Drawing Out the Whys and Wherefores of Human Behavior

3.       Read Article: Opening Blind Eyes: Another Look at Data Gathering

Read Article: Data Gathering Part 2: What the Counselor Brings to The Process

 

2/25/21 19

1.       ETC Module 6: Counseling Methods Lesson 23: Specific Counseling Methods & Lesson 24: Specific Counseling Conditions

2.       Read Article: Strategies for Opening Blind Eyes: Data Gathering Part 3

3.       Read Article: Illustrative Counseling 

4.       Read Article: Counseling People Who Resist Change

Counseling Journals Meeting 1

3/4/21 20 Counseling Journals Meeting 2 & Meeting 3
3/11/21 21 IN CLASSROOM TRAINING (*2nd Thursday not 3rd)
3/18/21 22

1.       ETC Module 7: Addictions Lesson 25: Understanding Addiction & Lesson 26: Counsel for Addiction

2.       Read Article: The Bondage of Sin

3.       Read Article: Addictions:  New Ways of Seeing, New Ways of Walking Free

Counseling Journals Meeting 4

3/25/21 23 FLEX Week – Spring Break – Catch up on reading
4/1/21 24 Case Study Paper Due – Save in Moodle
4/8/21 25

1.       ETC Module 7: Anxiety Lesson 27: Understanding Worry and Anxiety & Lesson 28: Counsel for Worry and Anxiety

2.       Read Article:  Getting to the Heart of Your Worry

3.       Read Article: “Peace Be Still”:  Learning Psalm 131 by Heart

Counseling Journals Meeting 5

4/15/21 26

IN CLASSROOM TRAINING

1.       ETC Module 8: Anger Lesson 29: Understanding Anger & Lesson 30: Counsel for Anger

2.       Read Article:  Anger Part 1:  Understanding Anger

3.       Read Article:  Anger part 2: Three lies about anger and the transforming truth

4.       Read Article:  Anger part 3: Getting to the heart of conflict

Counseling Journals Meeting 6

4/22/21   27

1.       ETC Module 8: Depression Lesson 31: Defining Depression, Lesson 32: Understanding Depression & Lesson 33: Counsel for Depression

2.       Read Article:  The Valley of the Shadow of Death

3.       Read Article:  Counseling Those Who Are Depressed

4.       Read Article:  Words of Hope for Those Who Struggle with Depression

Counseling Journals Meeting 7

4/29/21   28 Process Paper Two Due – Save in Moodle
5/6/21   29

1.       ETC Module 9: Sexual Purity and Sexual Sin Lesson 34: God’s Purpose and Design for Sex, Lesson 35: The Nature of Sexual Temptation and Sin & Lesson 36: Counsel for Sexual Temptation and Sin

2.       Read Article:  What’s Right About Sex?

3.       Read Article:  Sexual Sin and the Wider, Deeper Battles.

Counseling Journals Meeting 8

5/13/21 30

1.       ETC Module 9: Sexual Purity and Sexual Sin Lesson 37: Understanding Homosexuality & Lesson 38: Counsel for Homosexuality

2.       Read Article:  Homosexuality:  Current Thinking and Biblical Guidelines

3.       Read Article:  Getting to Know the Experience of Same-Sex Attraction.

Counseling Journals Meeting 9

5/20/21 31

IN CLASSROOM TRAINING

Bring Exam #2

*Submit completed Counseling Journals 1-9 – bring copies to Class

6/3/21    

 

Celebration/Graduation

Receives CERTIFICATION or CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION and additional resources to begin counseling journey!

 

 

 

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