PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

The course requirements for Family Advocacy & Public Policy include:

  • Advanced Certificate: Complete any 2 courses
  • Diploma: Complete any 3 courses
  • Advanced Diploma: Complete all 5 courses
FAPP 201
FAMILY, FAITH, AND THE FUTURE
$299

This course compares and contrasts the cultural and biblical worldviews of both marriage and the family as core societal institutions and lays a theoretical foundation for future direction and advocacy. Philosophical, theoretical and spiritual dynamics are examined from a Judeo-Christian perspective and in light with current social norms.

FAPP 203
MARRIAGE & FAMILY ADVOCACY: STANDING FOR WHAT MATTERS MOST
$299

This course reviews public policy issues that threaten the Judeo-Christian heritage of America’s founding principles. Effective argumentation and critical thinking skills and strategies are offered for advocating on behalf of marriages and families in the 21st century.

FAPP 205
DIVORCE, REMARRIAGE, AND BLENDED FAMILIES
$299

This course addresses concepts and interventions from experienced clinicians on how to approach the issues of divorce and the loss of a spouse in a broken reality. Presentations cover issues ranging from the early emotions of separation and divorce to finding forgiveness throughout the process. Learners are given practical advice on how individuals can rebuild their lives and relationships after divorce, including when children are involved. The course also discusses the difficulties and counsel needed after a couple is separated by death.

FAPP 207
CHILDHOOD AND TEENAGE REBELLION AND PROBLEM BEHAVIORS
$299

This course delves into the difficulty of raising teenagers with problem behaviors; such as having a strong will, dealing with bullying, emotional issues, puberty, learning disabilities, emotional disorders, and the day-to-day pains of adolescent life. Presenters discuss these issues from both a clinical and a practical, experiential perspective. Students will have a much greater understanding on many of the behavioral issues parents may face with adolescents.

FAPP 209
CONTEMPORARY MARRIAGE & FAMILY ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
$299

This course provides a unique learning experience as students are led through various marriage and family issues and challenges. Presenters address issues like singleness, crisis in marriage, and building a family legacy from a practical point of view. Learners will also be provided strategies to work through current issues ailing today’s modern family, such as living a healthy digital life within the family, feminism, and overcoming divorce.