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Category Archives: Legal Issues

Domestic Violence: Getting to the Heart

This post addresses domestic abuse counseling from a biblical counseling perspective. Continue reading

Topics: Anger, Conflict, Legal Issues, Marriage & Family, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

Biblical Counseling as a Licensed Professional: Functionally Speaking

The following post by Dr. Jeremy Lelek is the third article in a several-part series that addresses whether biblical counselors should consider state licensure. As a coalition, the BCC has invited several of our Council Board members to share their diverse perspective. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Discipleship, Legal Issues, Methodology, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

The Licensure Question

The following post by Dr. Sam Williams is the second article in a several-part series that addresses whether biblical counselors should consider state licensure. As a coalition, the BCC has invited several of our Council Board members to share their diverse perspective. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Legal Issues, Methodology, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity | Tags: , , ,

Why I Don’t Want or Need a License to Counsel

The following post by Dr. Jim Newheiser is the first article in a several-part series that addresses whether biblical counselors should consider state licensure. As a coalition, the BCC has invited several of our Council Board members to share their diverse perspective. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Homosexuality, Legal Issues, Methodology, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity | Tags: , , , , ,

3 Most Upsetting Forms of Cyberbullying

BCC Staff Note: You’re reading Part Three in a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series in partnership with Covenant Eyes. Read Part One and Part Two. Part Three was originally posted at Covenant Eyes here. Cyberbullying According to MTV’s … Continue reading

Topics: Conflict, Legal Issues, Parenting, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Self-Esteem/Self-Image | Tags: , , ,

Strict Confidentiality?

BCC Staff Note: You’re reading Part 6 of a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog series on Biblical Counseling in the Local Church. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. We asked a number of experienced biblical … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Legal Issues, Methodology, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

The Law and Church Counseling: Part Six—Counting the Cost

You’re reading Part Six in a blog mini-series on The Law and Church Counseling by Dr. Bob Kellemen. Read Part One: Caring Carefully, Part Two: The Legal History and Climate, Part Three: Scope of Care, Part Four: Quality of Care, and Part Five: Building Safeguards … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Legal Issues, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , ,

The Law and Church Counseling: Part Five—Building Safeguards Into Your Ministry

You’re reading Part Five in a blog mini-series on The Law and Church Counseling by Dr. Bob Kellemen. Read Part One: Caring Carefully, Part Two: The Legal History and Climate, Part Three: Scope of Care, and Part Four: Quality of Care. Dr. Kellemen has … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Legal Issues, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care | Tags: , , , ,

The Law and Church Counseling: Part Four—Quality of Care

You’re reading Part Four in a blog mini-series on The Law and Church Counseling by Dr. Bob Kellemen. Read Part One: Caring Carefully, Part Two: The Legal History and Climate, and Part Three: Scope of Care. Dr. Kellemen has summarized these posts (with permission … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Legal Issues, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , ,

The Law and Church Counseling: Part Three—Scope of Care

You’re reading Part Three in a blog mini-series on The Law and Church Counseling by Dr. Bob Kellemen. Read Part One: Caring Carefully and Part Two: The Legal History and Climate. Dr. Kellemen has summarized these posts (with permission from P & … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Legal Issues, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , ,

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