Foundations for Family Studies, online (2023)

Foundations for Family Studies, online (2023)


17th Apr 2023 -
31st May 2024    
Not specified


Event Type

This Foundations for Family Studies is the online version of the 2nd level school for Family Studies. It will require online participation and at least one physical meeting (a couple of weeks), known as an intensive. The school starts in April 2023 and runs for about a year, finishing the lecture/online phase by the end of May 2024. The intensive will be toward the end of the course.

The foundations for Family Studies (FAM251) introduces students to the Biblical foundational concepts of family life. It presents a model for the study and understanding of the dynamics of family life, and introduces basic tools for coaching individuals and families. The lecture phase is broken down into these major topics.

  1. Worldview & Biblical view of family
  2. Introduction to the Family of Origin model & Genograms
  3. Marriage relationships
  4. Parenting
  5. Basic seminar skills
  6. Christian family in today’s world
  7. Basic skills for coaching
  8. Families in ministry

Students can anticipate a challenge to grow and develop Christian character traits. Students will increase their competence in ministering to families. The FFS will, apart from strengthening your own family and relationships, prepare you to reach out to families in your sphere of influence i.e., the church, community, YWAM base.

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