Basic Certification (ABC1)
The ABC1 credential is awarded to those who have completed all the training requirements
of Level 1 certification in such a manner that is satisfactory to the standards set forth by ABC.
- Develop a biblical philosophy of the Christian life that includes active involvement in a community of believers.
- Develop a biblical philosophy of counseling that emphasizes the call of all believers to take part in the work of counseling and discipleship.
- Understand the basic meaning of biblical counseling.
- Acquire a basic understanding of the general and specific methods of biblical counseling.
- Cover various counseling related issues that include depression, anger, anxiety, addiction, and sexuality.
(Total $460.00+$99 membership dues)
- $25 application fee
- $350 training and certification fee
- $39.95 to purchase “Your Walk With God Is a Community Project” DVD by Paul Tripp
- $45 to purchase the “Equipped to Counsel” Leader Book
- Current ABC member in good standing
- Completed ABC Level 1 Training Application with $25 nonrefundable application fee
- Application received and approved by an ABC representative and confirmed by email
- Part One: Your Walk With God Is A Community Project: DVD (2.5 Hours)
- Part Two (Two Semesters): Equipped to Counsel
- Estimated time to completion is 9-10 months given a commitment of at least 5 hours weekly.
- Choose a proctor. They will need to be available 2 hours a week to participate in role plays, discusssions an dto meet face to face to administer the 3 exams. Pray for you through out the class.
- Must remain a ABC member for us to recognize certification upon completion.
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