Sunday, March 28, 2021

Biblical Counseling Course

This is part of the core curriculum for International Online Bible College, but anyone may use this material free of charge. 

Scope of the Course: In this course, you will become familiar with the principles and techniques needed to counsel individuals or couples in a myriad of life situations and states of mental, emotional, and spiritual health.

Grading: Your grade will be based on the reflection comments you write for each of the videos below and your completion of the Use Your Gifts final project.


To complete the course...

1. Watch each of the following videos. Assignment: Leave a 100-word comment reflecting on the material in each video - 100 points each. I also encourage you to take notes to keep for your own use.

  1. Introduction to Biblical Counseling 
  2. Secular and Integration Theories 
  3. Progressive Sanctification 
  4. Gathering Data: Discerning the Problem Biblically 
  5. Establishing Involvement, Providing Instruction, and Giving Homework 
  6. Biblical Approach to Counseling Sinfully Angry People 
  7. Psychotropic Drugs and Biblical Counseling
  8. Physical Illness and Biblical Counseling 
  9. Fear and Worry 
  10. Forgiveness 
  11. The Purpose of Biblical Counseling
  12. Getting to Heart Issues 
  13. What Makes Biblical Counseling Biblical? 
  14. Dealing with Sin Biblically 
  15. The Purpose of Marriage 
  16. Communion in Marriage 
  17. Clinical Depression Counseling Sessions
  18. Husband's Role in Marriage 
  19. Wife's Role in Marriage 
  20. Biblical Sexuality in Marriage 
  21. Hope 
  22. The Goal of Parenting 
  23. Winning in the Battle for Sexual Purity 
  24. Process of Biblical Change 
  25. Qualifications of a Biblical Counselor 
  26. Depression 
  27. Clinical Depression Counseling Session 
  28. Trials and Suffering 
  29. Parental Discipline 
  30. Parental Instruction 


2. Use Your Gifts (1065 points) 

Choose one topic from this course for your final project. It may be writing a Bible study, recording yourself preaching a sermon, writing a worship song, creating a work of art, writing a research paper on a topic of interest, gathering a list of Bible verses on a certain theme, gathering a list of quotes on a theme, etc. – anything that shows you have engaged with and understood the subject.

Bible Helps may publish your final project as an example to other students and for the edification of our readers. You will be credited as the writer/creator, etc.





No comments:

Post a Comment