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Crisis counseling methods focus of weekend seminar
Principles, models, and practical techniques for crisis intervention will be examined in the next weekend seminar at Baptist Bible Graduate School.
"Crisis Counseling" will be taught by Dr. Cary Lantz, head of the BBGS Counseling Ministries program. The sessions will be held on February 27-28 from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will take place on the BBC campus.
The cost of the seminar is $99. Pizza will be provided Friday night and free snacks and drinks will be available throughout the weekend.
For details and to register, contact Sharon Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 570.585.9219 or Howard Hicks at email@example.com or 570.585.9345.
BBGS Counseling Ministries
Students can earn credit hours toward a degree through the seminars. The cost is $407. Students taking their first courses at BBGS are eligible for a $100 discount.
Learn more about the special discount here.
BBGS offers a master's degree in Counseling Ministries. The 48-credit-hour program incorporates both classroom learning and practical experience. Students can complete the classroom portion of the program in as little as two years. For details, go to click here or call 570.586.2400.
The February seminar will:
-- Give an overview of existing approaches to counseling in various types of crises.
-- Encourage students to think through a biblically informed approach to counseling effectively in times of crises.
-- Inform students about various practical ways of effectively responding to the crises present by counselees.
-- Challenge students to develop a vision for crises intervention opportunities that looks beyond simply applying band-aids to envisioning how God desires to use such challenging events to call, grow, and deepen relations with Him.
This seminar will explore the varieties of crisis situations presented to counselors and explore the fundamentals of responding effectively. Participants will consider biblical perspectives on crises, applications of God's Word to life's traumas, and the power of faith to reframe, resolve, and redeem crisis moments.
Baptist Bible College & Seminary offers 38 academic programs, from a one-year Bible Certificate to PhDs. Programs are available on the Clarks Summit campus, online, and through several distance learning options. To learn more, go to www.bbc.edu or call 570.586.2400.
Posted on: 2/5/2009 2:31:07 PM