Courses

Addictive Behavior Counseling School

Addictive Behavior Counseling School

Bring hope to those caught in addiction.

About the Course

Do you want to help someone find freedom? See their lives transformed by Jesus? Come and learn how to break the cycle of addiction through effective counseling.

Program Information

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Outreach Phase

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Prerequisite

Abraham Kim
English
DTS
What happens in this course?

Participate in a discipleship and restoration process through skills application that will lead you to personal growth throughout both phases of the school. The ABC is designed as a six-month training program divided into lecture phase and field assignment.

Training Phase (3 months)

Ministry to others as you are led by the Holy Spirit

Begin with three months of classroom experience that will help you develop and apply your skills in the context of the safety and support of your community. Our course is designed to challenge and invite a deep movement into authentic relating between individuals.

Biblical foundations for recovery ministry

Pathobiology of addiction and the brain

Family therapies

Abuse and recovery

Trauma processes using art therapy

Recovery models and relapse prevention 

Outreach (3 months)

Be hope to others

Practice the knowledge, skills and character qualities of a Biblical counselor learned in the lecture phase. Students will find enriching cross-cultural opportunities and challenging experiences of working on a team at one of the ministry locations around the world.

Meaningful discussions

Small group sharing

Ministry practice

Personal reflection

Worship and prayer

Group therapies

What makes us unique?

Restoration

We focus on restoring someone’s life by improving not only the physical but the spiritual. Our class size is smaller in numbers, making our environment intimate and comfortable to live, learn, and grow together.

 

Growth

Addiction is a global problem that destroys individuals, families, and communities. In our course you will gain the skills to facilitate God’s healing, recovery, growth, and transformation to the addicted.

Intimacy

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Vaccination disclaimer

In accordance with State Law, all students and student children must present proof of age appropriate vaccinations in order to attend any program at the University of the Nations—YWAM Kona. Please click here for the vaccination requirements.

Accreditation disclaimer

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE NATIONS IS NOT ACCREDITED BY AN ACCREDITING AGENCY RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF EDUCATION.  Admission to the University of the Nations (U of N) and any of its sponsored programs is open to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, and educationally unrelated handicaps. U of N reserves the right to change schedules and course offerings as deemed necessary.