Semi-Directive and Directive Ministry Coaching (1 Credit)
Semi-Directive and Directive Ministry Coaching (1 credit)
Prerequisite: Life Coaching Ministry (3 credits).
Instructor: Abby Dominiak
Content Provider: Rev. Steve Elzinga
Important Note: MIN 250 - Life Coaching Ministry is a prerequisite for this course.
There are times when people want help as they discover what they want to do. The client or congregant wants direction while still being encouraged to own their decisions and plans. This course will build on Life Coaching Ministry (3 credits) and explore more directive approaches. Gain the skills to empower those in your life to take action and meet their goals!
Upon completion of this course, students will:
- Gain an understanding of semi-directive and directive techniques in coaching
- Learn how to apply these techniques, particularly in ministry
- Be exposed to case studies and client stories that serve as learning aids
- Understand how to best serve the client in these approaches
- Be able to connect Life Coaching Ministry (3 credits) and this course to have a more robust knowledge of coaching
This course includes written materials and lectures selected and presented by Rev. Steve Elzinga and others.
View all online lectures and read all the articles on each topic. CLC computer tracks whether you do this. After viewing all lectures for the unit, take the quiz based on the lectures (100% of grade).
A 95-100% A- 90-94% B+ 87-89% B 83-86% B- 80-82% C+ 77-79% C 73-76% C- 70-72% D+ 67-69% D 63-66% D- 60-62% F 0-59%
Your average for the course must be at least 60%. Otherwise, you will fail the class and will receive no credit.
You have 180 days to finish the course. Complete all assignments before the final deadline, or you will be automatically unenrolled, and all coursework will be removed. You will have to start over and take the class again to receive credit.
Continuing in your Coaching Journey
Are you interested in continuing your coaching education? Check our Christian Leaders' partnership with Culture Impact - an organization that trains professional coaches. Click here!
Culture Impact offers 3 different certification levels to fit whatever your level of interest may be. Sessions take place live over Zoom with a cohort. There are also opportunities for coaching practice sessions and mentorship. Please note, these programs are not free, but CL students will receive a significant discount. Learn more!