INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELING - ITC: This course is designed to provide an overview of the basic elements necessary in providing effective spiritual care and support to those in crisis. Special attention will be given to the counseling nature of God, as well as the believer’s role in working with God’s Word and Spirit in providing meaningful ministry to individuals. The course will address basic skills necessary in providing quality pastoral care, such as effective listening and effective communication, confidentiality, recognizing one’s limitations, and how to ask for outside help.