Upcoming Classes


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Evaluation and Assessment for Counselors - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE YOU WILL MEET FOR CLASS ON THE FOLLOWING FRIDAYS FROM 8AM to NOON: 6/9; 6/16; 7/7; 7/14; 7/28; and 8/4. Co-requisite: Participation in 1PSY656, Clinical Internship or consent of the instructor. This course teaches the use and application of tests and measurements in diagnosis and assessment of intrapersonal, interpersonal and familial characteristics and functioning. Test content, validity, reliability, purpose, limitations, ethics, and administration are compared and evaluated. Stress is placed on the interpretation of test results to the client population. The clinical phase of the course introduces students to specific instruments used to assess common clinical diagnostic concerns. The assessment measures taught in this course include tests commonly used by licensed master's level practitioners as well as instruments limited to the discipline of psychology, but likely to be encountered in clinical practice. Students experience of applying the tests in mock assessments and report writing.

Terry L. Hight
TBA 8:00 AM - 11:55 AM
June 5 - August 11

Professional, Ethical, and Legal Studies - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE CONSULT THE CLASS SYLLABUS FOR THE DAYS/TIMES CLASS WILL MEET. Prerequisite: Admission to the MAMFT/CO program or consent of the instructor. This course focuses on professional issues, both legal and ethical, that surround the counseling field. Attention is given to the development of professional identity, the standard of professional conduct, relevant codes of ethics, current statutes and the requirements for licensure.

Dr. William J. Richardson
TBA 9:15 AM - 11:55 AM
June 5 - August 11

Clinical Internship - 2.00 Hours

Summer version of 01PSY656 clinical internship

Dr. James Hurley
TBA 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
June 5 - August 11

Greek I - 3.00 Hours

An introductory study concentrating on basic vocabulary and analysis of the grammar of New Testament Greek.

Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
June 19 - July 14

Hebrew I - 3.00 Hours

This course introduces basic elements of the Hebrew language. Lectures and small group sessions cover the Hebrew alphabet, pronunciation, and elementary grammatical structures.

Jonathan Kiel
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
June 19 - July 14

Neuro Inf. Therapies - 4.00 Hours

This course develops a biblical framework for and examines specific biblical teaching relevant to the use of neuroscience in counseling, introduces students to elements of brain functioning and psychopharmacology of particular relevance to psychotherapy and develops students’ knowledge of and skills in implementing neuroscience-informed individual and relational therapies in clinical practice. Students prepare a major integrative paper summarizing their present understanding of the course components and implement the therapies in their clinical practice. This course spans the summer and fall terms as 1PSY574A and 1PSY574B. Students not enrolled in the Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling program may consult with the professor to take portions of 574A as a directed study. Co-requisite: Enrollment in 1PSY656, Clinical Internship or consent of the instructor.

Dr. James Hurley
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
June 26 - June 30

Paul and Personal Relationships - 1.00 Hours

This course will examine the ongoing transformational processes involved in sanctification and in the management of personal relationships in Christian life and neuroscience correlates to them, with a focus on the letter to the Ephesians and contemporary neuroscience. Other biblical texts will also be considered. Issues such as God's providential and immediate work in believers and unbelievers, the role of individual believer's thoughts, experiences, emotions and actions, and the role of larger relationship systems such as marriages, families and the church will be considered.

Dr. James Hurley
Mon to Thu 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
July 10 - July 13

Psychology in Relation to Theology III - 1.00 Hours

The third in a set of three integrative courses: 01PSY622, 01PSY624, 01PSY626. In their last semester of the program, students employ skills learned throughout their training to prepare an integrative research paper examining psychological and theological approaches to a major substantive issue raised by one of their clinical cases. Based on their research, students develop, implement and evaluate a treatment program for their clients. The results are presented to peers in a seminar format employing audio-video resources and clinical video tape.

Dr. James Hurley
Friday 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
July 14 - July 14

Hebrew II - 3.00 Hours

This course is a continuation of 01OT502.

Jonathan Kiel
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
July 17 - August 11

Greek II - 3.00 Hours

This course is a continuation of Greek I, focusing on the study of grammar, building vocabulary, and developing techniques for the exposition of the Greek text.

Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
July 17 - August 11

Upcoming Doctor of Ministry Classes

Pastoral Leadership - 3.00 Hours

Many pastors and leaders today, given the expectations and pressures of ministry, they become victims of ministerial activism and professionalism. It is necessary that there be a return to biblical and theological principles of pastoral leadership. Thus, this course aims to nurture biblical expectations for the Christian leader.

Guy Richardson
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
July 31 - August 4

Preaching in a Post Modern World - 3.00 Hours

Emilio (Neto) Garofalo
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
June 5 - August 11

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