MARRIAGE AND FAMILY COUNSELING SYLLABUS
Rev. Nathan Currey B.A. M.Div.,
Level 2 Member of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors
Redeeming Grace Biblical Counseling Center
COURSE OBJECTIVE: To equip and enable students to faithfully handle the Word of God in helping people in preparation for marriage, marital issues and children and family issues.
- Mack, Wayne. Strengthening Your Marriage
- Harvey, Dave. When Sinners Say “I Do”
- Tripp, Tedd. Shepherding a Child’s Heart
- Tripp, Paul David. Age of Opportunity
ASSIGNMENTS: (20% of final grade)
For each of the assigned books write a 1-2 page paper interacting with the material presented by the author (not including Mack’s book. See Marital Counseling Project.) Don’t simply summarize the contents, but give me your reactions and how the material has changed you or can be useful in counseling.
MARITAL COUNSELING PROJECT: (40% of final grade)
Using Wayne Mack’s Strengthening Your Marriage, look up all the Scriptures and answer all the questions in this book which you’ll be leading couples through.
EXAMS: (40% of final grade)
A Midterm Exam and Final will be a major portion of your grade.
Videos for counseling observation will be watched and discussed in class.
COURSE DATES AND SCHEDULE: Wednesdays 11am-1pm (See Class Calendar)