Core Courses - Phase II
The Core Courses comprise six required courses and are divided into two Phases.
Phase I courses are Basic Christian Counseling, Creation Therapy and Christian Psychology & Counseling. These courses are included in the initial (Module A) payment for every program.
Mastering Pastoral Counseling
This course is approximately 225 pages in length. The candidate will receive specific information regarding stress, anger and guilt with the emphasis on the need to develop family relationships. This course utilizes the NCCA's counseling model, the Arno Profile System.
- Approximately 36 clock hours
- Pass one proctored exam
Temperament Case Studies
This course is approximately 154 pages in length. The candidate will learn first-hand the counseling model used by the N.C.C.A. members and graduates. These case studies utilize the counseling model taught by the N.C.C.A. and also incorporate other testing instruments.
The student will conduct a series of indepth counseling sessions with one "client" and, using one of the formats described in the course, will complete a comprehensive report of those sessions.
- Approximately 35 clock hours
- Submit one case study following format