Splendor Bible Insititue
Norwich, NY Campus
Caring for People
God’s Way
Sunday 5:00 p.m. CBC Campus

Unit 1:  Introduction to Biblical Counseling
BCOU 101: Becoming a Christian Counselor
Presented by Tim Clinton, Ph.D.Ed.
BCOU 102: Using Your Spiritual Gifts in Counseling
Presented by Ed Hindson, D.Phil., D.Min., Th.D.                              
BCOU 103: Helping Others Find Significance in Life
Presented by Eric Scalise, Ph.D.                                                       
BCOU 104: The Power of Truth
Presented by Leslie Vernick, MSW                                                    
BCOU 105: Overcoming Depression
Presented by Michael Lyles, M.D.                                             
BCOU 106: Surviving Sexual Abuse: On the Threshold of Hope
Presented by Diane Langberg, Ph.D.

Unit 2:  Faith and Life
BCOU 201: The Effective People Helper
Presented by Ian Jones, Ph.D., Ph.D.
BCOU 202: Bringing People into God’s Presence
Presented by Ron Hawkins, Ed.D., D.Min.                                                                  
BCOU 203: How to Help People Change
Presented by Gary Sibcy, Ph.D.                                                                              
BCOU 204: Heart Matters: Repentance and Godly Sorrow
Presented by Ed Hindson, D.Phil., D.Min., ThD.                                                 
BCOU 205: Forgiveness: Letting Go of the Past and Pain
Presented by Everett L. Worthington, Jr., Ph.D.                                                        
BCOU 206: The Spiritual Disciplines in Counseling
Presented by Siang-Yang Tan, Ph.D.
Course Options
Professional Post Graduate
(with paper)
$ 350.00     25 credits

(No Paper Required)
$ 250.00       25 Credits

Personal Enrichment
(No Syllabus, Tests, or Paper)
$  50.00       No Credit
Fall Semester Class Offerings September 11, 2016 thru December 18, 2016

Sunday 5:00  p.m. CBC Campus

Unit One:   Foundations of Spiritual Care, Discipleship,
and Godly Living
COMN 101: Using the Bible and Relying on the Holy Spirit in Counseling
Taught by Ed Hindson, D.Phil., D.Min., Th.D.                                
COMN 102: Living the Life: Pursuing After God’s Heart with All Your
Taught by Glenn Wagner, Ph.D.                                                   
COMN 103: Breaking Free: Disaffection with God and Life and the
of the Heart
Taught by Tim Clinton, Ed.D.                                                        
COMN 104: When Life Doesn’t Make Sense: Facing Evil, Sin, and
Taught by Diane Langberg, Ph.D.                                                  
COMN 105: Bondage and Spiritual Warfare: Fighting Wickedness in
High Places                                                                                    
Taught by Ron Hawkins, D.Min., Ed.D                                           
COMN 106: Spiritual Disciplines: Taking People Closer to the Heart of
Taught by John Ortberg, Ph.D. & Nancy Ortberg, M.A.

Unit Two: Helping Process, Skills, and Working with Tough
COMN 201: Doing Brief, Solution-focused Counseling for Christ
Taught by Gary Oliver, Th.M., Ph.D.                                                   
COMN 202: Creating a Safe Place: Listening, Empathy, and Winning
Taught by Sandra Wilson, Ph.D.                                                     
COMN 203: Fresh Start: Getting Out of the Rut and into God’s Zone
Taught by Ron Hawkins, Ph.D.                                                         
COMN 204: Change Skills: Goal-setting, Planning, & Taking Action
Taught by Sharon Hart May, Ph.D.                                                      
COMN 205: Spiritual Freedom: Disarming Strongholds, Changing Habits
Taught by Gary Moon, Ph.D.                                                               
COMN 206: Mental Illness & Character Disorders: How to Recognize
Refer Serious Problems
Taught by Archibald Hart, Ph.D.     

Special Announcement
Registration Fee

Professional Post Graduate
$ 50.00


Personal Enrichment
Stress and
Treauma Care

Sunday 5:00 p.m. CBC Campus

Unit 1:  Acute Stress and Trauma
CCCT 101: Introduction to Crisis Counseling
Dr. Tim Clinton, MG (Ret.) Bob Dees and Dr. Diane Langberg
CCCT 102: Grief, Loss, and Complicated Grief
Dr. Eric Scalise
CCCT 103: Trauma and Abuse
Dr. Diane Langberg
CCCT 104: Anxiety and Depression
Dr. Arch Hart
CCT 105: Trauma and Attachment
Dr. Gary Sibcy
CCCT 106: Counseling Strategies Panel
Dr. Eric Scalise, Jennifer Cisney and Dr. Kevin Ellers

Unit 2:  Basic Crisis Intervention
CCCT 201: Impact Dynamics of Crisis and Trauma
Jennifer Cisney
CCCT 202: Methods and Techniques for Immediate Response
Thomas Webb
CCCT 203: Peer Support and Accountability
Joshua Straub
CCCT 204: Survivor Guilt and Fostering Resiliency
Dr. Kevin Ellers
CCCT 205: Managing the High Cost of Care
Dr. Eric Scalise
CCCT 206: Community Response and Cultural Differences
Rev. Leroy Scott and Dr. Pat Miersma

Unit 3:  Marriage and Family
BCOU 301: Marriage: Keeping Love Alive
Presented by Linda Mintle, Ph.D.
BCOU 302: Healthy Sexuality: A Biblical Foundation
Presented by Doug Rosenau, Ed.D.
BCOU 303: Addiction and Recovery
Presented by Eric Scalise, Ph.D.
BCOU 304: How Couples Lose at Love: Disaffection in Marriage
Presented by Tim Clinton, Ed.D.
BCOU 305: Hope-focused Marriage Counseling
Presented by Ev Worthington, Jr., Ph.D.
BCOU 306: Divorce Recovery: Starting Over Again
Presented by Tom Whiteman, Ph.D.
Unit 4:  Challenging Issues in Biblical
BCOU 401: Crisis Response and Intervention
Presented by Jennifer Cisney Ellers, M.A.
BCOU 402: Ethical and Legal issues in Counseling
Presented by Jeanneane Maxon, J.D.
BCOU 403: Breaking Generational Patterns
Presented by David Stoop, Ph.D.
BCOU 404: Infidelity: Stabilizing After the Affair
Presented by David Carder, M.A.
BCOU 405: Pain and Suffering: Helping People in a
Broken World
Presented by Eric Scalise, Ph.D.
BCOU 406: Breaking the Bonds of Sexual Addiction
Presented by Mark Laaser, Ph.D.

Unit 5: Emerging Issues In Biblical Counseling
BCOU 501: Managing Stress and Anxiety
Presented by Archibald Hart, Ph.D.
BCOU 502: Grief and Loss
Presented by H. Norman Wright, M.A.
BCOU 503: Psychiatric Care and Medication
Presented by Paul Meier, M.A., M.D.
BCOU 504: Financial Bondage: Strategies for
Presented by Scott Palmer, B.A. & Bethany Palmer, B.
BCOU 505: Anger Management
Presented by Tim Clinton, Ed.D.
BCOU 506: The Helping Process: Basic Skills and
Presented by Ken Nichols, Psy.D.
Winter Semester Class Offerings January 8, 2017 thru April 16, 2017
Unit Three: Applications in Mood Change, Medicine, and Addictions

COMN 301: Depression and Mood Disorders: A Clinical Update
Taught by Michael Lyles, M.D.                                                                 COMN 302: Stress
and Anxiety: Overcoming Fear, Phobias, and Panic Disorders
Taught by Archibald Hart, Ph.D.                                                                 COMN 303:
Freedom in Christ: Hope for the Addict, the Broken-hearted, and the Evil-minded
Taught by Neil Anderson, D.Min      
COMN 304: Helping Others with Alcohol, Substance Abuse, and Addiction Problems
Taught by David Stoop, Ph.D.                                                                    
COMN 305: Overcoming Gambling, Spending, & Credit Abuse
Taught by Greg Jantz, Ph.D.                                                                    
COMN 306: Emotional Eating: The Truth About Dieting and Weight Control
Taught by Dwight Bain, M.A.

Unit Four: Applications in Crisis Care and Relationships

COMN 401: Eating Disorders: Diagnosis, Treatment and Referral with Anorexia & Bulimia
Taught by Kari Wolfe , M.A.                                                                   
COMN 402: Complicated Grief and Mourning & Crisis and Trauma
Taught by Freda Crews, Ph.D. & Jennifer Cisney, M.A.                               
COMN 403: Helping Distressed Couples: Anger, Conflict, and Disaffection in Marriage
Taught by Tim Clinton, Ed.D.                                                                          
COMN 404: Families in Crisis: Hopeless Parents and Angry/Defiant Children
Taught by Tim Clinton, Ed.D. & Gary Sibcy, Ph.D.                                  
COMN 405: Aging and Elderly Parents: Health Problems, Dementias & Disabilities
Taught by Kathie Erwin, Ph.D.                                                               
COMN 406: Blended Families: Helping Yours, Mine, and Ours Become a Family
Taught by Ron Deal, M.MFT.
Unit Five: The Ethics of Care and Helping Ministry in the Church

COMN 501: Chronically Troubled Relationships: Everybody Has At Least One
Taught by Linda Mintle, Ph.D.
COMN 502: Developing an Effective Lay Helping and Supervision Ministry
Taught by Siang-Yang Tan, Ph.D.
COMN 503: Dynamic Small Groups and Spiritual Care Teams in Church-based Counseling
Taught by Stephen Greggo, Psy.D.
COMN 504: Preventing Compassion Fatigue: Self-care for Caregivers
Taught by Eric Scalise, Ed.S.
COMN 505: Boundaries and Violations I: Confidentiality, Consultation, & Referral
Taught by David Carder, M.A.
COMN 506: Boundaries and Violations II: Dealing with Seductive, Suicidal, and Dangerous
Taught by George Ohlschlager, J.D., LCSW
Unit 3: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
CCCT 301: Signs and Symptoms of PTSD
Dr. Michael Lyles
CCCT 302: Risk Factors for PTSD
Jennifer Cisney interview with Rev. Chris Adsit
CCCT 303: Trauma and Addiction
Dr. Mark Laaser
CCCT 304: Suicide Assessment and Prevention
Dr. Kevin Ellers
CCCT 305: Treatment Protocols
Dr. David Jenkins and Dr. Michael Lyles
CCCT 306: The Journey from Trauma to Transformation
Dr. Gary and Lolly Beikirch

Unit 4: Military Applications
CCCT 401: War, Deadly Force, and the Bible
Pastor Todd Wagner
CCCT 402: The Realities of Military Service on the Service Member
Dr. Don Snider and LTG Van Antwerp
CCCT 403: The Realities of Military Life for Families
LTG and Mrs. Van Antwerp and Dr. Rosemarie Hughes
CCCT 404: The Combat Trauma Spectrum
Rev. Chris Adsit and Rev. Rahnella Adsit
CCCT 405: Military Medical System, Veterans Medical System, and Related Issues
Dr. Leigh Bishop and MG (Ret.) Ken Farmer
CCCT 406: Assessment and Treatment Protocols
Dr. Leigh Bishop with Dr. Eric Scalise

Unit 5: Spiritual Solutions
CCCT 501: A Theology of Suffering
Dr. Ron Hawkins
CCCT 502: The Role of the Chaplain
BG (Ret.) Charlie Baldwin and Chaplain Keith Ethridge with MG (Ret.) Bob Dees
CCCT 503: The Role of the Family as a Platform for Spiritual Healing
Dr. Dennis Rainey
CCCT 504: The Role of the Church and Para-Church
Rev. Neil Rhodes, Dr. Bill Butler and MG (Ret.) Bob Dees
CCCT 505: The Role of the Counselor and the Community
Dr. Linda Mintle
CCCT 506: From Trauma to Transformation: A Team Approach
Dr. Tim Clinton, MG (Ret.) Bob Dees and Dr. Diane Langberg
Spring Semester Class Offerings April 23, 2017 thru July , 2017