ID Title Professor
CLC 7729 AS
Differential Diagnosis (III)
S: 8:00AM-4:30PM
Reuschling
Differential Diagnosis (III) Face to face dates: May 20; June 3, 10
Saturday - 8:00AM-4:30PM
Clinical Content Courses
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.

Mike Reuschling, PhD, LPCC-S mreuschl@ashland.edu 419-289-5968
CLC 7756 DLS
Introduction to Substance Abuse (Category I)
Imhoff
Introduction to Substance Abuse (Category I) Online Class
Online
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) Saturdays: July 29, August: 5, 12, 19, 26
Clinical Content Courses
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)
Donofrio
Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders (Category IV) Tuesdays: July 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22
Clinical Content Courses
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)
Yordy
Treatment Planning Practices and Principles (V) Saturdays June 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22
Clinical Content Courses
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
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 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 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
TBA
Practicum in Counseling YR 1 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.

TBA TBA
CNS 7753 DE
Scenario Role Playing
F: 6:00PM-9:45PM, S: 8:00AM-4:30PM
James
Scenario Role Playing June 9-10; June 16-17
Friday - 6:00PM-9:45PM, Saturday - 8:00AM-4:30PM
Detroit Counseling Program
1.5 Credit Hours

This course provides theory, experience and training in the Blees Scenario (Group) Role Playing methodology. Using this method, the student will experience simulated life situations providing practice in interpersonal behavioral techniques compatible with Christian principles which focus on replacing dysfunctional behaviors.

Katherine James kjames@ashland.edu
CNS 7777 DE
Addictions
Th: 6:00PM-9:45PM, F: 6:00PM-9:45PM, S: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Harrington
Addictions 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 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
Wardle
Forming the People of God June 26-July1
Ashland
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.

Terry Wardle twardle@ashland.edu 419-289-5774
CTH 5520 DLS
Christian Theology for the Kingdom of God
Pierce
Christian Theology for the Kingdom of God 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
FLD 6602 DLS
Field Study 2
Swope
Field Study 2 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 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 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 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 May 22-26, 2017
Ashland
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) 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 May 22-26, 2017
Ashland
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 June 19-23, 2017
Ashland
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