Helping People in Crisis 2017-02-22T21:34:38+00:00

Project Description

Church of God School of Ministry

Helping People in Crisis

Course Description

This course is a study of helping skills for pastors which reviews basic counseling principles, working with people in crisis situations, in times of grief, and in times of death and dying.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, students should be able to…

  1. Identify and use the helping skills outlined in this course.
  2. Conduct basic counseling sessions for the following situations:
    1. Personal crises
    2. Marital crises
    3. Family crises
    4. Burnout
  3. Counsel and bring comfort to those who are experiencing grief, death, dying, and bereavement.
  4. Identify pastoral ethics in counseling.

Meet the instructors:

Dr. Robert Crick
(Retired)
Pentecostal Theological Seminary

Dr. Oliver McMahan
Pentecostal Theological Seminary

Dr. Gary Moon
Executive Director of the Martin Institute for Christianity and Culture

Dr. Jeffrey Terrell
Psychologist

Dr. John K. Vining
Counselor Center for Relational Health

Dr. Mark Walker
Pastor Mount Paran North

Dr. Paul Walker
Pastor Emeritus
Mount Paran Church of God

Video Lessons Table of Contents:

  1. Helping Skills: Learning to Care Like Jesus
  2. Helping Skills: Earning the Right To Be Heard
  3. Helping Skills: Speaking the Truth in Love
  4. Church Model of Care: The Ministry of Pastoral Care
  5. Church Model of Care: Part 1
  6. Church Model of Care: Part 2
  7. Personal Crises
  8. Personal Crises: Psychological First Aid
  9. Personal Crises: Depression and Suicide
  10. Personal Crises: How to Better Crisis-Proof Your Life by Considering Biblical Examples
  11. Marital Crises: Covenant and Marriage
  12. Marital Crises: Conflict and Marriage
  13. Marital Crises: Comfort and Marriage
  14. Family Crises: How Families Work and the Crises They Face
  15. Family Crises: Crises Related to the “Blending” of Families
  16. Family Crises: Responding to Abuse and Other Crises Families Experience
  17. Pastoral Counseling Issues: Ethics in Counseling: Part 1
  18. Pastoral Counseling Issues: Ethics in Counseling: Part 2
  19. Pastoral Counseling Issues: Stress and Burnout
  20. Relationship and Group Dynamics in Crises: Basic Skills in Relationships
  21. Relationship and Group Dynamics in Crises: Group Dynamics in Crises
  22. Relationship and Group Dynamics in Crises: Dealing With Crises in the Local Church: Part 1
  23. Relationship and Group Dynamics in Crises: Dealing With Crises in the Local Church: Part 2
  24. Grief, Death, Dying and Bereavement: A General Overview of the Dynamics of Grief
  25. Grief, Death, Dying and Bereavement: Phases of Grief and a Counseling Response
  26. Grief, Death, Dying and Bereavement: The Experience of Dying and the Church’s Response
  27. Summary Panel: Part 1
  28. Summary Panel: Part 2
  • CIMS Credit: 2
  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Subject: Pastoral
  • Venues: DVD, Internet, Distance Learning
  • Language: English

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