Trained to Counsel

Iris Global Schools (CS1)

Location: Footprints, Johannesburg, South Africa
Dates: Aug 26, 2019 – Oct 4, 2019
Cost: US $1800 + 200 registration fee

Price includes: Accommodation, lunch, dinner, all course material, lecturers, practical outreaches, counseling opportunities, case studies, testimonies from victims of various crimes, trafficking and various listed subjects. The registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable and due within 10 days after receiving your acceptance letter.

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Applications open Mar 4, 2019 – Aug 25, 2019.

For more information, contact: counselingschool@irisglobal.org. School held in conjunction with International College of Behavioral Counseling (ICBC).

Purpose

To see lives touched and changed by God. To teach a holistic approach, by providing tools and equipping people to reach out to those who are bound by personal conflict in various areas, spirit, soul and body. To assist lovers of Jesus and the unchurched, to better understand and bring healing to the cause, effect, prevention, solution and follow - up that so many broken people require.

What will you take away?
  • Skills and tools for Therapy and Counseling.
  • Knowledge of how to encourage change in the spirit, soul and body.
  • Confidence in your God given purpose in helping others to overcome past / current abuses, change perspectives on life, get freedom from debilitating inner conflict and to live in healthy new beliefs, identity and direction.
  • A better understanding of the conflicting nature of change.
  • A passion to direct others to set Godly goals, for their lives that are possible and obtainable.
  • Bringing about lasting change.
  • That leading people to Jesus is the best form of counseling.
Skills Learned:
  • Counseling skills.
  • Mistakes that counsellors make.
  • Person focused counseling – spirit, soul and body.
  • How to facilitate the counseling process.
  • Better communication and listening skills.
  • Learn to evaluate, and find the core reason for bondage.
  • How to probe and lead the questioning process in a session.
  • How to lead the counselee to find their own solution, or how to resolve their own problematic behavior.
  • How to discern ungodly beliefs, thoughts, lifestyle, relationships, emotions and personal issues.
  • How to direct the counsel to wholeness and healing.
  • How to summarise, and suggest a process and follow up support.
  • Debriefing.
Who Should Attend?
  • Anyone who desires to see change in the world around us.
  • People with a passion for counseling as a ministry.
  • People with a desire for missions within ministry and community.
  • Teachers.
  • Youth Leaders.
  • Jesus loving people who are passionate about investing in others.
  • Ministers of the gospel.