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Event Title:   Certificate in Lay Christian Counselling
01-Aug-2017 to 01-Aug-2018 Past Event
Venue:   NACC Office / Others

WHAT: A basic equipping course in counselling skills and knowledge to equip Christians to serve in their local church and society at large

HOW: Attend the following courses:

1. Basic Counselling Skills: 8 half-day classes = 16 contact hours
2. Family Counseling 4 half-day classes = 8 contact hour
3. Life Stages: 4 workshops = 8 hours
4. Crisis and Disaster: 3 workshops = 6 hours
5. Sexuality & Addiction: 3 workshops = 6 hours
6. General Mental Health: 3 workshops = 6 hours
7. Counselling Conference: Annual Conference = 10 hours
8. Total   = 60 hours

Course details*:

  • Life Stages deal with understanding spiritual and psychological needs during Childhood, Adolescence, Adulthood, Marriage & Family and Senior Citizens.
  • Crisis and Disaster cover Grief Support, Suicide Prevention & Intervention, Psychological First Aid in Trauma Counselling, Community Counselling and Crisis Intervention.
  • Sexuality & Addiction cover Sexual Purity, Addictions, Pornography, and Homosexuality.
  • General Mental Health consists of training in Palliative Care, Depression, Forgiveness and Spirituality in Counseling, Ethics and Self-care
    (*Topics are not exhaustive

WHERE: Most of the classes/workshops will be held in NACC Office. However, if a group of churches/pastors' fellowship were to anchor the event, these trainings can be conducted in their locality, subject to the minimum requirements on the number of participants.

WHEN: Counselling Skills classes are held over 8 Saturday mornings over a 2 month period. Workshops are conducted once in 2 months on a Saturday mornings. Intensive weekend workshops can be arranged for outstation churches.

HOW MUCH: Workshops are priced at Rm30 for members and Rm60 for non-members. The 16 hour Basic Counselling Skills course is priced at Rm400 for members and Rm800 for non-members.

HOW LONG: This certificate course can be done in two years.

WHAT ELSE: This 60 hour certificate is recognized as transfer credits for entry into accredited courses at most Malaysian seminaries.

CONTACT: Email: office@nacc-malaysia.org; Tel: 03-78035088; Website: www.nacc-malaysia.org; Address: 2-2B, Block K, Jalan PJU1/3A, Sunway Mas Commercial Centre, 47301, Petaling Jaya.