ID Title Professor
CLC 6636 AS
Practicum in Counseling
Reuschling, Facilitators
Practicum in Counseling Download Syllabus Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Ashland Campus) 2 Credit Hours

This practicum focuses on the basic counseling skills, providing opportunities for observation and active practice of these behaviors. Constructive feedback is provided by the practicum supervisor through the use of role-playing and structured exercises.

Mike Reuschling, PhD, LPCC-S mreuschl@ashland.edu 419-289-5968
Facilitators Facilitators
CLC 7729 AS
Differential Diagnosis (III)
S: 8:00AM-4:30PM
Milloy
Differential Diagnosis (III) Download Syllabus Online for Abnormal modules 1-6
Face to face dates: May 20; June 3, 10
Saturday - 8:00AM-4:30PM
Clinical Content Courses, Gerber 202
3 Credit Hours

Advanced concepts are presented for the proper assessment of different categories of abnormal behavior. Special attention is given to the principles underlying the multiaxial approach of the DSM system. Includes material on conducting the diagnostic interview and the mental status exam.

Patrick Milloy
CLC 7756 DLS
Introduction to Substance Abuse (Category I)
Imhoff
Introduction to Substance Abuse (Category I) Download Syllabus Online Class
Clinical Content Courses
3 Credit Hours

This course will provide students with an introductory overview of Substance Abuse and Dependence. Emphasis will be given to the origin, diagnosis and treatment (including self-help programs) of substance related disorders, as well as their impact on the family of the addicted individual. This course will serve as a prerequisite for the other advanced courses for those students having no prior coursework in Substance Abuse and Dependence.

Brad Imhoff, PhD, LPC bimhoff1@ashland.edu 419-289-5144
CLC 7786 AS
Human Sexuality (IV)
Kelso
Human Sexuality (IV) Download Syllabus August 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 2017
Clinical Content Courses, Gerber 203
3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on issues of sexuality in counseling. Students explore sexual development, sexual orientation and the fundamentals of sexual biology. Strategies will be presented for intervening and monitoring client change in commonly occurring sexual disorders, clinically significant sexual problems and paraphiliac conditions. Throughout the course, students will be challenged to develop and refine a Biblically-based theology of sex and theology of healthy sexuality.

Linda Kelso lkelso@ashland.edu
CLC 7787 AS
Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders (Category IV)
T: 8:30AM-4:15PM
Donofrio
Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders (Category IV) Download Syllabus Tuesdays: June 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8
Tuesday - 8:30AM-4:15PM
Clinical Content Courses, SLC 303/304
3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on the theory, research, and counseling interventions related to the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders (and related conditions). Special attention is given to the DSM-IV classifications and cognitive-behavioral interventions.

Tony Donofrio, PhD, PC adonofri@ashland.edu 419-289-5180
CLC 7795 AS
Treatment Planning Practices and Principles (V)
S: 8:30AM-4:15PM
Yordy
Treatment Planning Practices and Principles (V) Download Syllabus Saturdays June 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22
Saturday - 8:30AM-4:15PM
Clinical Content Courses, SLC 303/304
3 Credit Hours

This course will examine the value of treatment planning within the therapeutic endeavor, general guiding principles for treatment planning, and well-researched, effective treatment protocols for dealing with specific DSM-IV diagnoses. (A basic understanding of DSM-IV diagnostics, counseling theory, and mental health treatment is required for this course.)

Todd Yordy tyordy1@ashland.edu
CLC 7796 AS
Internship in Counseling I
Reuschling, Facilitators
Internship in Counseling I Download Syllabus Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Ashland Campus) 2 Credit Hours

An internship is a post-practicum, on-the-job experience in professional counseling which enables the student to refine and enhance basic counseling skills and to integrate professional knowledge and skills. The internship involves work with bona fide clients and is under the tutelage of an on-site supervisor who is an independently licensed mental health professional, acceptable to the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board.

Mike Reuschling, PhD, LPCC-S mreuschl@ashland.edu 419-289-5968
Facilitators Facilitators
CLC 7796 COL
Internship in Counseling I
Reuschling, Facilitators
Internship in Counseling I Download Syllabus Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Columbus Campus) 2 Credit Hours

An internship is a post-practicum, on-the-job experience in professional counseling which enables the student to refine and enhance basic counseling skills and to integrate professional knowledge and skills. The internship involves work with bona fide clients and is under the tutelage of an on-site supervisor who is an independently licensed mental health professional, acceptable to the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board.

Mike Reuschling, PhD, LPCC-S mreuschl@ashland.edu 419-289-5968
Facilitators Facilitators
CLC 7797 AS
Internship in Counseling II
Reuschling, Facilitators
Internship in Counseling II Download Syllabus Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Ashland Campus) 2 Credit Hours

This course continues the experience of CLC 7796 in an on-the-job experience in professional counseling under the tutelage of an on-site supervisor.

Mike Reuschling, PhD, LPCC-S mreuschl@ashland.edu 419-289-5968
Facilitators Facilitators
CLC 7797 COL
Internship in Counseling II
Reuschling, Facilitators
Internship in Counseling II Download Syllabus Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Columbus Campus) 2 Credit Hours

This course continues the experience of CLC 7796 in an on-the-job experience in professional counseling under the tutelage of an on-site supervisor.

Mike Reuschling, PhD, LPCC-S mreuschl@ashland.edu 419-289-5968
Facilitators Facilitators
CLC 7798 AS
Internship in Counseling III
Reuschling, Facilitators
Internship in Counseling III Download Syllabus Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Ashland Campus) 2 Credit Hours

This course continues the experience of CLC 7797 in an on-the-job experience in professional counseling under the tutelage of an on-site supervisor.

Mike Reuschling, PhD, LPCC-S mreuschl@ashland.edu 419-289-5968
Facilitators Facilitators
CLC 7798 COL
Internship in Counseling III
Reuschling, Facilitators
Internship in Counseling III Download Syllabus Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Columbus Campus) 2 Credit Hours

This course continues the experience of CLC 7797 in an on-the-job experience in professional counseling under the tutelage of an on-site supervisor.

Mike Reuschling, PhD, LPCC-S mreuschl@ashland.edu 419-289-5968
Facilitators Facilitators
CNS 5501 DE
Spiritual Themes in Counseling
Th: 6:00PM-9:00PM, F: 6:00PM-9:00PM, S: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Lawson
Spiritual Themes in Counseling Download Syllabus May 25-27; June 22-24
Thursday - 6:00PM-9:00PM, Friday - 6:00PM-9:00PM, Saturday - 9:00AM-4:00PM
Detroit Counseling Program
2 Credit Hours

This course provides the counselor with an overview of components of the client's identity, focus, and direction from a spiritual perspective. Special attention is given to the self-concept, forgiveness, and suffering in clinical work. Attention will also be given to the impact of spirituality on the healing process.

Kevin Lawson klawson@ashland.edu
CNS 5511 DE
Human Growth and Development
Th: 6:00PM-9:45PM, F: 6:00PM-9:45PM, S: 9:00AM-4:30PM
Harrington
Human Growth and Development Download Syllabus May 18; June 1-3; July 6-8; July 20-21
Thursday - 6:00PM-9:45PM, Friday - 6:00PM-9:45PM, Saturday - 9:00AM-4:30PM
Detroit Counseling Program
3 Credit Hours

This course is an overview of the normal developmental processes and life crises through which a person generally moves from conception to death. Some attention will be given to the technique and teaching tools which a Christian counselor might use to assist the client who is struggling to pass productively through life's stages.

Nyreia Harrington nharring@ashland.edu 248-559-1400
CNS 6635 DE
YR 1
Practicum in Counseling
M: 6:00PM-9:45PM
Jefferson
Practicum in Counseling YR 1 Download Syllabus June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10
Monday - 6:00PM-9:45PM
Detroit Counseling Program
2 Credit Hours

Provides students with practice in helping skills via activities such as written exercises, structured exercises, role-playing, verbatims and field exercises. Includes constructive feedback on student's practice of helping skills.

Jamell Jefferson
CNS 7777 DE
Addictions
Th: 6:00PM-9:45PM, F: 6:00PM-9:45PM, S: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Harrington
Addictions Download Syllabus Jun 29-30; July 13-15
Thursday - 6:00PM-9:45PM, Friday - 6:00PM-9:45PM, Saturday - 8:00AM-4:00PM
Detroit Counseling Program
1.5 Credit Hours

Provides a basic introduction and overview of alcoholism and other chemical dependencies and their treatment. The pathology of addiction is explored while examining the signs, symptoms and stages involved.

Nyreia Harrington nharring@ashland.edu 248-559-1400
CNS 7797 DE
POST-COHORT
Internship in Counseling 2
M: 6:00PM-9:45PM
James
Internship in Counseling 2 POST-COHORT Download Syllabus May 15, 22; June 5, 12, 19, 26
Monday - 6:00PM-9:45PM
Detroit Counseling Program
1-2 Credit Hours

This course continues the experience of CNS 7796 in an on-the-job experience in professional counseling under the tutelage of an on-site supervisor.

Katherine James kjames@ashland.edu
CRE 5501 AS
Forming the People of God
Thompson
Forming the People of God Download Syllabus June 26-July1
Ashland, Gerber 201
3 Credit Hours

This course explores the biblical and theological principles and processes for making disciples in the local church. Attention will be given to how the Christian leader can be a forming and transforming agent for discipleship in the community of faith. Skills related to teaching and leading a small group Bible study will be addressed. Educational and developmental theory will be consulted in pursuit of course aims.

Michael B. Thompson mthomps5@ashland.edu 419-289-5707
CTH 5520 DLS
Christian Theology for the Kingdom of God
Pierce
Christian Theology for the Kingdom of God Download Syllabus Online 3 Credit Hours

This course addresses the traditional topics of systematic theology as a narrative of salvation history. It is designed to equip students with a comprehensive and coherent theological framework for engaging in life and ministry in light of the present and future reign of God.

Onalee Pierce opierce@ashland.edu
CTH/PTS 7701
Doctrine of the Brethren Church
M: 8:30AM-4:00PM, T: 8:30AM-4:00PM, W: 8:30AM-4:00PM, Th: 8:30AM-4:00PM, F: 8:30AM-12:00PM
Stoffer
Doctrine of the Brethren Church Download Syllabus June 19-23, 2017
Monday - 8:30AM-4:00PM, Tuesday - 8:30AM-4:00PM, Wednesday - 8:30AM-4:00PM, Thursday - 8:30AM-4:00PM, Friday - 8:30AM-12:00PM
Ashland, Shultz 101
2 Credit Hours

This course considers the background and development of Brethren doctrine in the Brethren movement generally and The Brethren Church specifically. Attention is given to the beginnings in Anabaptism and Pietism and to how Brethren doctrine has developed from the eighteenth century to the present.

Dale R. Stoffer dstoffer@ashland.edu 419-289-5985
DMB 9938
Black Church Studies
The Dynamics of The Black Church and Black Family
Walker
The Dynamics of The Black Church and Black Family Black Church Studies Download Syllabus July 17-21, 2017
Doctor of Ministry, McCreary
4 Credit Hours

This course is a general introduction to introduce the student to the fundamental relationships and dynamics between the Black Church and Black families. Historically there has been an identifiable connection between Black Church and Black family. This course will examine the history of this relationship through a detailed study of Black family origins and factors affecting family structures. This course will engage the diverse needs and challenges of black families in the 21st century and engage intentional, practical strategies and models in which the Black Church can inform and equip itself to minister in meaningful and transformative ways.

Crystal Walker cwalker3@ashland.edu
DMN 9923
Formational Counseling
Self-Care and the Formational Counselor
Hockenhull
Self-Care and the Formational Counselor Formational Counseling Download Syllabus Cross-listed wtih DMN 9955
July 17-21, 2017
Doctor of Ministry
4 Credit Hours

The demands of formational counseling strain the body and soul. This course addresses the issues connected with maintaining the caregiver’s total well-being. Serving as a foundation for future courses, Self Care and the Formational Counselor will examine a variety of requirements for acquiring and maintaining physical, emotional and spiritual vitality. Particular attention will be given to the pilgrimage toward wholeness God has for us in Christ. This course will include a psychological assessment and personal interview for each student.

Jerrolynn Hockenhull, PhD, DMin, LPC jjohns12@ashland.edu 248-559-1400
DMN 9943
Spiritual Formation
Special Topics/Spiritual Formation
Buckwell
Special Topics/Spiritual Formation Spiritual Formation Download Syllabus July 10-14, 2017
Doctor of Ministry, Ashland
4 Credit Hours

This seminar examines special topics of interest in the area of spiritual formation.

Brenda Buckwell
DMN 9955
Chaplaincy
Transformational Chaplaincy
Hockenhull
Transformational Chaplaincy Chaplaincy Download Syllabus Cross-listed with DMN 9923
July 17- 20, 2017
Doctor of Ministry
4 Credit Hours

The concept of chaplaincy as transformation will be the lens for this course. Key to this is exploring the perspective that God is at work transforming you and those you serve through the dynamic care provider relationship.

Jerrolynn Hockenhull, PhD, DMin, LPC jjohns12@ashland.edu 248-559-1400
DMN 9968
Leadership
Relational Leadership: Mentoring, Coaching, and Empowering for the Future
Lewis
Relational Leadership: Mentoring, Coaching, and Empowering for the Future Leadership Download Syllabus July 10-14, 2017
Doctor of Ministry, Ashland
4 Credit Hours

This class will orient the student to the roles of Instructor, Spiritual Guide, Mentor, and Coach as they relate to the development of leaders. It will equip the student with the competencies necessary for each of these roles. The student will understand the contexts where differing roles serve the leadership development process best and will be given opportunity to practice the skill sets necessary for each. (S 18, ASH)

Matt Lewis, DMin mlewis@ashland.edu 419-289-5485
DMN 9996
Research Proposal Seminar
Morton
Research Proposal Seminar Download Syllabus July 25-28, 2017
Doctor of Ministry
4 Credit Hours

The purpose of this class is to prepare the student to write an acceptable proposal for a Doctor of Ministry project. The student will conceive and design a ministry project. The proposal is a document with the precise form that outlines the strategic planning and rationale of the ministry project. The class will include instruction in project design, assessment, and academic research.

Dawn Morton, Ed.D. dmorton@ashland.edu 419-560-2468
FLD 6602 DLS
Field Study 2
Swope
Field Study 2 Download Syllabus Online .50 Credit Hours

This course continues the work begun in FLD 6601 Field Study Introduction. Students will continue to broaden and deepen their experience in ministry as they work at their Field Site and meet with their Field Mentor. 75 hours of field ministry required.

John Swope, PhD jswope@ashland.edu 419-289-5772
FLD 6603 DLS
Field Study 3
Swope
Field Study 3 Download Syllabus Online .50 Credit Hours

Students will continue to develop in their chosen ministry as they work at their Field Site with their Field Mentor. After completing FLD 6603, MAPT, MAPCC, and MASF students may register for FLD 6610 Field Study Capstone. 75 hours of field ministry required.

John Swope, PhD jswope@ashland.edu 419-289-5772
FLD 6604 DLS
Field Study 4
Swope
Field Study 4 Download Syllabus Online .50 Credit Hours

This course allows M.Div. students to delve deeper into ministry practice. Students will continue in their Field Study with their Field Mentor as they maximize their strengths and develop their growth areas. 75 hours of field ministry required.

John Swope, PhD jswope@ashland.edu 419-289-5772
FLD 6605 DLS
Field Study 5
Swope
Field Study 5 Download Syllabus Online .50 Credit Hours

This course allows MDIV students to delve deeper into ministry practice. Students will continue in their Field Study with their Field Mentor as they maximize their strengths and develop their growth areas. A portion of the field hours in this class will be used to complete an advanced ministry project in the context of their Field Study. 75 hours of field ministry required.

John Swope, PhD jswope@ashland.edu 419-289-5772
NTS 5511 AS
Introduction to the New Testament
Byron
Introduction to the New Testament Download Syllabus May 22-26, 2017
Ashland, Shultz 103
3 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to the critical study and interpretation of the New Testament. The course focuses student on hearing the New Testament writings as pastoral responses shaped by and addressing first-century socio-historical settings. It includes exploration of their theological and narrative content, exposure to diverse interpretive approaches, and examination of literary, historical and cultural issues relevant to their interpretation.

John Byron, PhD jbyron@ashland.edu 419-289-5722
OTS 5512 DLS
Introduction to the Old Testament (Part 2)
Overland
Introduction to the Old Testament (Part 2) Download Syllabus Online 3 Credit Hours

This study focuses on the content, interpretation, and theology of the books of the Old Testament canon from Chronicles through Malachi. It will also explore the ancient Near Eastern context for these books and their relevance for the New Testament.

Paul Overland, PhD poverlan@ashland.edu 419-289-5773
SPF 5541 AS
Spiritual Formation Core (1): Spiritual Disciplines
Watson
Spiritual Formation Core (1): Spiritual Disciplines Download Syllabus May 22-26, 2017
Ashland, Gerber 202
2 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to the nature and processes of spiritual formation, drawing upon the models of Dallas Willard and Robert Mulholland. It explores spiritual growth as directed by the Holy Spirit through classical disciplines, both personal and communal, of the Christian tradition. Students will have the opportunity to practice particular spiritual disciplines for growth in personal and social holiness. Students have the option of taking this course for a grade or as pass/fail. Students must make this determination at the beginning of the course and may not change after the course has begun.

JoAnn Ford Watson, PhD jwatson@ashland.edu 419-207-9630
SPF 5542 AS
Spiritual Formation Core (2): Prayer
Watson
Spiritual Formation Core (2): Prayer Download Syllabus June 19-23, 2017
Ashland, Gerber 201
2 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to the varieties of prayer in the Christian tradition. It focuses on the role of prayer in the formation of believers in the image of Christ for the sake of the church and the world. Students will practice a variety of individual and corporate prayer forms for personal and ministry formation. Students have the option of taking this course for a grade or as pass/fail. Students must make this determination at the beginning of the course and may not change after the course has begun.

JoAnn Ford Watson, PhD jwatson@ashland.edu 419-207-9630