Track 2 – Advanced Topics in Biblical Counseling
This track is designed for those who have already taken a basic course in biblical counseling. This course provides training for counseling those struggling with more challenging life issues, such as abuse, crisis counseling, addictions, problems from the past, blended families, and sexual sin. The track will include both lesson presentation and case studies.
Track 3 - ACBC Exam Preparation Track
This track is designed to prepare you to successfully complete the ACBC exams. For more information on ACBC exams and the certification process, click HERE
Track 2 & 3 particpants should have already taken Track 1 or equivalent course.
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS:
Randy Patten is the President of the newly formed TEAM Focus Ministries and the Director of Training Emeritus of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC), formerly known as the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC). He served as the Executive Director of NANC for 16 years and two years as Director of Training and Advancement. Prior to serving with NANC/ACBC Randy served 12 years as pastor of a local church followed by 12 years as a pastor to pastors and consultant to local churches. he has been involved in training biblical counselors for 34 years, including 24 years at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries, Lafayette, Indiana.
Dr. Robert Jones
Robert Jones is associate professor of biblical counseling at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He is the author of Uprooting Anger: Biblical Help for a Common Problem and Pursuing Peace: A Christian Guide to Handling Our Conflicts, along with seven mini-books (Angry at God?, Forgiveness, Bad Memories, Restoring Your Broken Marriage, Single Parenting, Freedom from Resentment, and When Trouble Shows Up). Jones is a certified counselor, fellow, and speaker with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC); a certified Christian conciliator, adjunct instructor, and church reconciliation trainer with the Institute for Christian Conciliation (a division of Peacemaker Ministries); a founding member of the council board of the Biblical Counseling Coalition; and a member of the Evangelical Theological Society.