CM 5000 Intro to Counseling Ministries - 2 Hours

An introduction to the principles, and techniques involved in the pastoral ministry of care and counseling. The course emphasizes basic counseling skills and ability to relate to others. Biblical, theological, and ethical concerns in pastoral care ministry are discussed and an overview of common counseling concerns is presented. Course format includes lecture, video, role play, and discussion. Not applicable to MA in CM, or MA in MHC. Offered fall and spring.

CM 5110 Survey of Counseling Ministries - 2 Hours

This course is an orientation to the various dimensions of ministry care and counseling. It provides an overview of the variety of roles and functions that those involved in ministry-oriented counseling may facilitate. These may include recovery ministries, discipleship care, and leadership of lay counseling ministries, among many others. Required for CM students.

CM 6000 Issues in Counseling Ministries - 1-3 Hours

Issues of interest related to pastoral counseling and counseling in ministry settings will be presented. Topics vary and are on a rotating basis. They include Spiritual Formation and Counseling, Bereavement Counseling, and Pastoral Counseling for Guilt, Shame, and Depression. May be repeated. Offered fall and spring.

CM 6572 Pastoral Counseling for Marriage & Family - 3 Hours

Marriage and family counseling in a pastoral setting is investigated. An overview of systems theory and its implication for problem formation, maintenance, and resolution is reviewed. In particular, family communication, interaction, structure, boundaries, and development will be discussed. Includes an examination of premarital counseling styles and plans. In addition, specific issues of divorce, remarriage, and blended families will be examined. Finally, the course will discuss the role of the church in matters related to the family and marriage. Required for CM students, not recommended for MHC students.

CM 7478 MA Capstone Project - 0-3 Hours

A department-specific summative program project (MA/E, MA/CMC) as arranged with the department of concentration. Not available in all programs.

CM 7940 Clinical Pastoral Education - 2 Hours

The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) (www.acpe.edu) provides education related to pastoral care through the clinical educational methods of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). The CPE experience is supplemented with TEDS faculty supervision, reading and case explorations with a cohort. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: MACMC candidacy and consent of department. Two hours.

CM 7950 Clinical Pastoral Education - 2 Hours

The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) (www.acpe.edu) provides education related to pastoral care through the clinical educational methods of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). The CPE experience is supplemented with TEDS faculty supervision, reading and case explorations with a cohort. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: MACMC candidacy and consent of department.