MENTAL HEALTH COACH First Responder Training

$2,400.00

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C-MHC 101: Foundations of Mental Health Coaching

1

C-MHC 201: Mental Health Coaching Skills

1

C-MHC 301: Mental and Behavioral Health Disorders

1

Description

Mental Health Coach Series includes three on-demand courses, consisting of 40 total hours of training. The first course will provide students with an orientation to the field of mental health coaching. Topics covered include the role and scope of mental health coaching within the local church, ethical guidelines and professional standards in coaching, crisis intervention techniques, and the integration of faith and biblical wisdom in coaching. The second course will discuss the fundamental theories and skills of Christ-centered mental health coaching. Key elements of the coaching process, including methods of change, listening, effective communication, giving hope, small groups, and counseling theory, will be discussed. In the third course, students will learn the fundamentals of mental and behavioral health disorders, the causes of mental disorders, as well as conventional treatments. Conditions discussed include addiction, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Course Lessons

101: Foundations of Mental Health Coaching (15 hours)

This introductory course is designed to provide students with an orientation to the field of mental health coaching. Topics covered include the role and scope of mental health coaching within the local church, ethical guidelines and professional standards in coaching, crisis intervention techniques, and the integration of faith and biblical wisdom in coaching.

201: Mental Health Coaching Skills (14 hours)

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the fundamental theories and skills of Christ-centered mental health coaching. Key elements of the coaching process, including methods of change, listening, effective communication, giving hope, small groups, and counseling theory, will be discussed.

301: Mental and Behavioral Health Disorders (13 hours)

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of mental and behavioral health disorders. Particular emphasis will be placed on factors that cause mental disorders, as well as conventional treatments. Conditions discussed include addiction, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Target Audience: Mental Health Coaches

Continuing Education

42 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.

The International Board of Christian Care (IBCC) is a growing, vibrant, and recognized segment of the American Association of Christian Counselors, and is open to all qualified mental health professionals, pastors, chaplains, para-professionals, and lay counseling ministry leaders who identify themselves as Christian counselors, life coaches, and crisis responders.

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