Couples Recovery 2.0 will equip mental health providers with the biblical insights and practical tools needed to minister to Christian couples who have been affected by infidelity, addiction, or domestic violence, and help them find healing. These three presentations will prepare you to provide help and support to couples experiencing marital crisis.
- Manage the structure of counseling sessions to bring stability to the couple in crisis.
- Develop a treatment plan for those couples working through domestic violence.
- Identify specific issues related to addiction and recovery for a couple.
Course Lessons and Descriptions
CR101: Stabilizing After the Disclosure of Infidelity
David Carder, M.A.
Tragically, infidelity in marriage is becoming increasingly common. This session describes the structure of counseling with couples who have experienced adultery. The counselor cannot save the marriage, but he or she can help the couple work through the contamination of the affair.
Runtime: 49 minutes 51 seconds
CR102: Domestic Violence and the Abuse of Power
Leslie Vernick, M.S.W.
Domestic violence is a major concern in today’s society. This session covers elements of treatment planning for those who have experienced domestic abuse while describing common mistakes and applying biblical truth for Christian clients.
Runtime: 50 minutes 38 seconds
CR103: Couples and Addiction Recovery
Mark Laaser, Ph.D. and Debbie Laaser, M.MFT.
Addiction affects the lives of many individuals, but an individual’s addiction also has repercussions for others. In this session, the presenters speak both from the personal experience of recovery and from their personal clinical practice of working with couples in recovery.
Runtime: 55 minutes 27 seconds
2.5 CE Credits available for LPC, LMFT, LSW.
2.5 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.
The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and play therapists Continuing Education (CE) credit due for good standing with certain states and a limited number of professional organizations. It remains the responsibility of each participant to be aware of state licensure and CE requirements. Participants should check their state and/or local regulations regarding required continuing education hours. For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: https://www.lightuniversity.com/continuing-education-statements/.