Note: We are a virtual credentialing ministry. Please correspond by email, phone and on-line buttons. It allows us to provide services much faster, and reduces student costs. Please use these forms of correspondence. We encourage visitor appointments. Please contact us.
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Welcome to the eight-steps to Christian counseling certification, and the nation's exclusive Christ-based counseling ministry. You will not simply be a Christian counselor, which includes secular counselors who are Christians. You will be Christ-based! (This is a substantive, viable national program. Once completed it can be converted to a degree program with the A3CEES collegeplex, the nation's highest Google Ranked system of seminaries for mature adults (subject to Collegeplex conversion requirements).
Step 3. Once we have your application and fee, we'll send your password and "you are eligible to receive a Ministry Associate Certificate regardless of whether you complete the credentialing program." Print out CBC 501a below:
Step 4. NACCBC Certification Exercise, Ethics and Law. This is the on-line certification exercise covering Christ-based counseling policy (CBC 501a). Use the reader from Step 3 to complete and attach the following:
Step 5. We will provide electronic copies of the Christ-based Counselor's Handbook, and Faith-life Milk-to-Maturity Books for you:
Step 1. View the Orientation video and credentialing fees below:
There are two tiers for fees: Ministry-Sensitive and Hardship. You must select the category that applies to you:
Ministry Sensitive: This fee is for persons with household income of $60000 or more:
Two: 350 each person
Three: $300 each person
Four: 250 each person
Audit (Desire to attend without receiving credentialing): $200.00 per topic or course.
Hardship: Select this fee schedule if your household income is below $60,000 or you perceive your financial circumstance as a hardship condition regardless of your income level:
1 Applicant: $170.00 each
2 Applicants $160.00 each
3 Applicants $150.00 each
4 or more ($120.00 ea.)
Audit (Desire to attend without
receiving a credential) $100.00
per topic or course.
If you have a group, or you desire to have a sponsored program, let us know. We will arrange a special rate. BOOKS ARE INCLUDED in both tiers (rates and other arrangements supersede any policy before 2/2012). Books not included for audits.
Step 2. Complete the application and submit fees. Please Do Not complete an application until you are prepared to submit the fees.
VIRTUAL CERTIFICATION CENTER (Once we send the certification exercise, you may enter the Virtual Center and complete Part I and II, Comparative Therapies vs. Christ-based Counseling. And Christ-based Counseling.
STEP 7. Standardized Christ-based Counseling Plan. CBC is not a rambling, feel your way approach. This is the plan for counseling sessions. You learn the important insights, strategies, practices and actions to take in each session. Both flexibility and discretion are provided within the plan. You'll be prepared from start to end.
Step 8. Almost done: Once you complete 1-7, you'll need to complete the first trimester (12 brief lessons) of the Faith-life program on-line. If you are in the Advanced Mastery Licensure Program (AMLP) program, and you desire the Faith-life Coach credential also, you'll need to complete all three trimesters.