Overview: Learn how to navigate diverse set of issues and cycles within family life with our online graduate-level Christian Counseling certificate. Help families to grow and develop together with God, using scripture to guide others and yourself in your psychological and spiritual development. This program is perfect for master’s-level school counselors, professional counselors, social workers, and other mental health professionals who are looking for more tools in Christian reconciliation, caregiving, and collaboration. Area of Study Education Next Start Date Start Anytime Credits15 Cost/Credit$579 Total Cost$8,685 Concordia’s online programs are inspired by the desire to honor people’s existing callings while preparing them for future ones. Concordia doesn’t just offer online degrees. We equip people to be difference makers in their life and work. CUW Online faculty Goals / Objectives Ability to integrate Christian faith-based, scriptural principles in a holistic delivery approach of mental health services Understand the issues of family systems and development Foster biological, psychological, and spiritual development within families and groups. Use the Lutheran Church of Missouri Synod scriptural interpretation and faith-based principles in a holistic counseling approach Career Outlook Family Counseling Marriage Counseling Child Counseling Mental Health Counseling Addiction Counseling Grief Counseling Want to see salary averages for your career? We've compiled national and regional salary information from the government and have paired it up with careers related to our programs. Check it out! NationalAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingGuamPuerto RicoVirgin Islands CareerMarriage and Family TherapistsMental Health CounselorsChildcare WorkersReligious Workers, All OtherCommunity and Social Service Specialists, All OtherRehabilitation Counselors Christian Counseling Scripture and the Christian Counselor (COUN 844-REL) - Credits: 3 Course Description Scripture and the Christian Counselor will use a LCMS scriptural world view in the integration of faith-based principles into a holistic counseling approach. Christian Care-Giving (COUN 845-REL) - Credits: 3 Course Description Christian Care-Giving will incorporate lay ministry principles that will support the development of Christian counseling skills. Christian Perspectives of Family Development (COUN 528/828) - Credits: 3 Course Description Christian Perspectives of Family Development explores issues in family systems and the cycle of family life. Topics focus on issues relating to family systems and stages of family development. The course is designed to generate an understanding of the family system in biological, psychological, and spiritual development. Christian Reconciliation Training (COUN 846-REL) - Credits: 3 Course Description Christian Reconciliation Training focuses on the principles of Christian Reconciliation as developed by Ambassadors for Christian Reconciliation. Consultation Strategies within the Church (COUN 565/865) - Credits: 3 Course Description Consultation Strategies within the Church is designed to provide an overview of the consultation process and insight into the various roles that consultants may play. Theoretical approaches and principles of consultation, planned change, and organizational development will be discussed as well as the use of consultants within the church, within faith-based organizations and the community. Applying for "Graduate Certificate in Christian Counseling" at Concordia Online is quick and easy. Apply Online Now!